Nocturnist Physician


  • MD/DO with unrestricted medical license required
  • Board Certification or board eligible in Internal Medicine/Family Medicine Required
  • Extensive knowledge of the health and aging process
  • Demonstrates practical interpersonal communication skills.
  • Brings an innovative approach to work, can “think outside the box.”
  • Takes a team approach in accomplishing treatment goals.
  • Possesses strong clinical, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment in anticipating problems or adverse outcomes; takes appropriate corrective action.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $330,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 7 Nights On and 7 Nights Off  from 7pm to 7am

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and care for patients during overnight hours.
  • Admit patients during overnight hours.
  • Evaluate and diagnose patients with acute and chronic medical conditions.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests and imaging studies as needed.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans, including medication management and monitoring of patients.
  • Communicate with patients, families, and healthcare providers to provide updates on patient status and coordinate care.
  • Supervise, oversee, and provide feedback on residents and advance practitioners.
  • Document patient care in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including nurses, pharmacists, and social workers, to provide comprehensive care to patients.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives to improve patient outcomes and hospital performance.
  • Adhere to all hospital policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain competence and stay current with advances in medical knowledge and technology through continuing education.

Patient Assessment and Care:

  • Conduct thorough patient assessments, including medical history, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests, to formulate accurate diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Provide compassionate and evidence-based care to patients, ensuring their physical, emotional, and psychological well-being.

Treatment Planning and Implementation:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive care plans in collaboration with the healthcare team, tailoring interventions to meet individual patient needs.
  • Prescribe and administer medications, therapies, and interventions, and monitor their effectiveness.

Patient Education and Advocacy:

  • Educate patients and their families about their conditions, treatment options, and self-care strategies to promote active participation in their healthcare journey.
  • Serve as an advocate for patients, ensuring their voice is heard and their preferences are considered in the care planning process.

Collaborative Care Team Engagement:

  • Work closely with physicians, specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated and holistic patient care.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss patient progress, treatment plans, and discharge planning.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate and thorough electronic health records, documenting assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans, and patient outcomes.
  • Provide timely and clear reports to the healthcare team, facilitating seamless communication and continuity of care.

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking/Standing
  • Sitting
  • Lifting
  • Bending/Crouching/Stooping
  • Must be able to speak and write English in a legible and comprehensible manner.
  • Must be able to move about sufficiently to respond to life threatening emergencies including performing CPR and assisting with the evacuation of patient(s) during emergency situations.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oklahoma City, OK: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • BC/BE (Preferred)
  • Medical License (Required)