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Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner

Job ID: 76466
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth Medical Group in Vancouver, Washington is expanding the Gastroenterology team based at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center campus. We are ready to add a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. One year NP/PA experience post training preferred. 

Why you’ll love the practice: 

  • Join 3 experienced Gastroenterologists and a Physician Assistant
  • Clinic located on hospital campus 
  • Well supported clinic and procedure areas 
  • Epic EMR

Why you’ll love Vancouver: 

  • Vancouver is a robust, independent city with over 170,000 residents and is the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. 
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending recreational activities of the Pacific Northwest. 
  • Home to some of the world’s best mountain biking and wind-surfing locales. 
  • Nationally recognized farm-to-table cuisine, craft microbreweries, and gourmet coffeehouses will keep the most discerning food critic happy. 
  • Thriving arts, theater, and music scene and our 26 colleges and universities attract renowned authors, performers, and speakers.
  • No Washington State personal income tax. 

Hospital Highlights: 

  • PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is a 450-bed hospital with a Level II trauma center. 
  • Busiest Emergency Department in the state with over 76,000 patients yearly. 
  • 24/7 Hospitalist team provides hospital care and call coverage and there is a nurse phone-triage team. 
  • Last year there were more than 280k outpatient clinic visits. 
  • Over 850 active medical providers with most specialty services provided locally. 
  • The Kearney Breast Center was accredited as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. 

PeaceHealth Benefits: 

  • Competitive compensation plus signing bonus and relocation assistance 
  • First year salary amount: $131,289.60-$154,377.60 depending on direct years of experience
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance 
  • CME allotment
  • Exceptional health coverage options and retirement plans 
  • Employee Wellness Program and up to $400 in incentives for healthy lifestyle 

If this opportunity resonates with you, please reach out to:

Kim Dianich, Lead Provider Recruiter at [email protected]

PeaceHealth’s community of health care professionals in the Vancouver area include PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, a 450-bed tertiary-level hospital with complete services, and PeaceHealth Medical Group, a multi-specialty group serving communities throughout Clark County.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

PeaceHealth has exceptional benefits.

EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Job Summary

Within scope of practice and in alignment with both hospital staff bylaws and PHMGs physician supervision expectations, responsible for advanced level of nursing evaluation, clinical assessment, prescribing and monitoring medications and follow-up care for patient. Responsible for patient and family teaching.

Essential Functions

  • Effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues of the population in the practice while administering quality patient care.
  • Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
  • Gives directions to nursing and other staff.
  • Prescribes medications and treatments and ongoing medication management. Orders lab and diagnostic tests when appropriate and interprets test results.
  • Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
  • Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations according to established standards.
  • Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or “hands-on training” and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Required: Must fulfill educational requirements to obtain ARNP license in State of Practice by start date

Credentials

  • Required: 
    ANCC/AANP certification required. (ANP-Adult Nurse Practitioner; ARNP-Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, FNP-Family Nurse Practitioner or GNP-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner).
    Nurse Practitioner licensure - Washington or ability to obtain by start date.
  • Required : Drug Enforcement Admin and
  • Required : Drivers License with proof of auto insurance and
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support 

Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs. (Required)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (Required)
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, nursing staff, and other departments. (Required)
  • Personal responsibility for ongoing educational growth and collaborating with others to provide solutions for continued patient quality. (Required)

Working Conditions

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.


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