At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.
This Nurse Practitioner will provide nursing home coverage at 3 of the local nursing homes. We are seeking candidates who would be interested in either 1.0 FTE or .5 FTE.
Demonstrates compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of Registered Nurse Practice and Nurse Practitioner Certification to provide individualized, safe and efficient care to patients and assistance to their families and visitors. Works collaboratively with all other healthcare team members toward the best outcomes for the patient and the organization.
The Nurse Practitioner works both as an independent practitioner and as an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team with adult medicine to deliver primary medical management for the elderly. Determines normal or abnormal findings, treats chronic or acute illnesses. The Nurse Practitioner and the Physician collaborate on a case-by-case basis. Develops physician and patient relationships which promote utilization of and satisfaction with services at PeaceHealth Medical Group. Performs a variety of technical procedures. Assignment and locations of work may vary between three community extended care facilities.
PeaceHealth Medical Group is a financially strong organization and offers competitive compensation, great benefits, including excellent health coverage, CME reimbursement, relocation assistance, educational loan reimbursement, retirement plans, and fully paid malpractice insurance.
Bellingham, Washington is located 90 miles north of Seattle and 45 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. You will be sure to love this vibrant cultural community and university town located on a saltwater bay. The city is surrounded by spectacular beauty from the San Juan Islands to majestic Mount Baker.
If you're looking for a career in health care that engages your heart and spirit as well as your mind, apply at PeaceHealth.
Kim Dianich, PHR
PEACEHEALTH MEDICAL GROUP
4545 Cordata Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98226
EDUCATION: Graduate of Accredited School offering an Advanced Degree in Nurse Practice (ARNP).
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Licensed to practice in the state as a Nurse Practitioner. Proof of current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required within 6 months of hire. Have national prescriptive drug privileges with a DEA number.
OTHER SKILLS: Effective verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, nursing staff, and other departments. Personal responsibility for ongoing educational growth, and collaborating with others to provide solutions for continued patient quality.