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Nurse Practitioner NP

Athens Gastroenterology Center
Athens, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Nurse Practitioner (NP)


NURSE PRACTITIONER (split position for Office/ Hospital Rounding)

Positive, motivated & dedicated Nurse Practitioner with strong clinical skill set (minimum of 2 years experience), great work ethics, and enthusiasm for learning needed for our established private medical practice in Athens, Georgia. Patient load for clinic appointments would be between 13-20 patients per day in addition to rounding/consulting hospital patients.


Duties include:

·         Office clinical visits

               o    provide comprehensive care for patients under the direction of the physician

               o    follow established NP standards, procedures, and practices

               o    give patient care directions to Medical Assistants, Nurses, and other staff

               o    consult with other specialists as required

               o    arranges consultations and referrals

               o    perform physical exams, prescribe medications, and recommend treatment during office visits or as needed by phone triage

               o    assessing, planning, evaluating and documenting care activities in accordance with hospital standards in order to deliver                                       efficient, effective, and quality patient care

·         Triage urgent medical phone calls

·         Hospital rounds on our patients

·         Assist with coverage at hospital weekends (on a rotation)

·         Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, their family, and medical staff both verbally and written

·         Must be proficient in written and spoken English



·         Type a minimum of 40 WPM

·         Good grammar & spelling of medical terms

·         Comfortable with using computer & learning new EMR

·         Must be a team player

·         Must be willing to learn our gastroenterology specialty

·         Strong communication skills

·         Positive, professional, and empathetic demeanor

·         Licensing certifications for state of Georgia

·         BLS certification

·         ACLS certifaction

·         Provide 4 professional references

·         Preferably at least 2+ year experience as Nurse Practitioner

·         Background check


Full time position available now.


Please send cover letter, resume, and professional references to:

*      eMail to (type “NP” in subject heading)




Come fall in love with the allure of Athens, Georgia—the perfect place to grow some roots or raise a family. Home of the Georgia Bulldawgs, Athens is known for its blend of southern heritage and contemporary entertainment. Though Athens is gradually growing into a “Little Atlanta,” it continues to charm you with its “small town” ambiance.


Gregory S. Smith, MD is a Board Certified specialist in Board Certified in Gastroenterology & Hepatology. He graduated from Dartmouth College and Emory School of Medicine, and then trained at Harvard University affiliated hospitals in Boston. Dr. Smith has been a practicing physician since 1990. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Athens Endoscopy, LLC (AE), Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center (PARMC), and St. Mary’s Hospital (SMH). He is also an associate at the Medical College of Georgia/University of Georgia Medical Partnership in Athens. Other memberships include American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and American Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (ASGE). 

Dr. Gregory Smith opened the doors to his private practice in May 2002, thereafter becoming a leader in gastrointestinal disorders, Hepatic (liver) disorders, and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. Dr. Smith’s passion and commitment to excellent patient care has earned the trust and rapport of patients, their families, and referring doctors! With his growing success, Dr. Smith was able to custom build his large private practice, Athens Gastroenterology Center, P.C., in 2005 at the heart of Athens, Georgia-- complete with its own AAASF certified endoscopy suite since 2011. In addition, the practice has been equipped with electronic medical records and has all of the latest and most technologically advanced equipment. He designed the building to ensure patients get the best possible care in a comfortable environment and to encourage a family-like atmosphere with the employees. It is now one of the busiest and most successful practices in the area.

The practice has one physician and one nurse practitioner, currently, with a visible need for nurse practitioners to satisfy the ever-increasing patient volume and demand. Come be a member of our dynamic team and work family!

Company Description
Privately owned Gastroenterology clinic practice and endoscopy suite.

Athens Gastroenterology Center


21 Jefferson Place

Athens, GA