Experienced Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP/ APP)

Per Texas Board of Nursing regulations and hospital policy, this position requires current national board certification as an ACUTE CARE nurse practitioner licensed in the state of Texas as such, or eligible for licensure in the state of Texas as an ACUTE CARE nurse practitioner. Alternatively, nationally board certified physician assistants with advanced practice experience in critical care and current Texas licensure or eligible for Texas licensure will also be considered on an individual basis for the position.

Job Summary

Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates (PCCA), a private practice intensivist group, is hiring Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) with 3+ years of ACNP/provider, experience in a critical care unit to work in the PCCA managed medical and surgical ICU at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.
The medical and surgical intensive care units are staffed and managed by PCCA and operate as a true intensivist program, with the intensivist serving as head of the multidisciplinary team, overseeing and managing all ICU patients, and working closely with surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, pulmonary medicine physicians, hospitalists and support staff.



This is a true Intensivist Program. The intensivist service provides 24-hour coverage in the 24-bed Medical Surgical ICU.

App Schedule

The APP will work two weeks a month, 26 weeks a year
A week of days, Monday through Sunday (7am to 7pm)
A week off
A week of nights, Monday through Sunday (7pm to 7am)
A week off

Staffing Model

Day: 1 physician / 2 APP’s
Night: 2 APP’s with physician on-call for backup


Hendrick Medical Center is the largest hospital facility in Abilene, Texas, and the first name in healthcare for Midwest Texas. Hendrick Medical Center a Level III trauma center is licensed for 564 beds, and at capacity fills 340 beds. The Hendrick family of services includes a women’s center, rehabilitation hospital, cancer center, hospice center, and NICU. Hendrick Medical Center is dedicated to significant and continuous expansion and capital reinvestement in facilities, equipment and human resources to ensure the best healthcare for the Texas Midwest.


Abilene is a midsized city of 120,000, in Midwest Texas. It is located 150 miles west of Fort Worth.
Abilene is home to Dyess Air Force Base and the 7th Bomb Wing.
Abilene Regional Airport, is serviced by American Airlines and provides service from Abilene to DFW International.


The Intensivists will be employees of Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates, Inc private physician group. Full-time Intensivists receive a comprehensive benefits package, including malpractice and health insurance, employer-contributed retirement funds with 401K option and reimbursable CME. The salary is nationally competitive.

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