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Physician Assistant - General Neurology

Job ID: 80207
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Join an autonomous General Neurology practice at PeaceHealth RiverBend Medical Center in Springfield, Oregon. 

Our Neurology practice is growing, and we are hiring a Physician Assistant with Neurology experience. Mirror the physician Neurology practice, seeing up to 12 patients per day. 

Practice Highlights: 

  • 30 minute appointments, including clinic and emergency room referrals. 
  • Supportive Neurology team, and mentorship. 
  • Focused on specific Neurologic diagnosis.
  • MA support and a stable Neurology program. 
  • PeaceHealth at RiverBend Medical Center is a Comprehensive Stroke program offering EMG procedures, Botox and Headache clinics. 

Springfield is located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, also known as, Oregon wine country. Two rivers run through the community, the Willamette River, and McKenzie River. Bike, walk or run the Middle Fork Path along the Willamette River, or spend the day fishing on the McKenzie River. Springfield has a flourishing downtown and fast becoming a must visit for your culinary experience! Immersed in art, take the outdoor mural tour, or stay inside at the Emerald Art Center. Located minutes away from Eugene, OR and the University of Oregon campus. Go Ducks! We have one of the most desirable locations in the Pacific Northwest to live, work, and play.

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend is a state-of-the-art regional medical center. On the leading edge of evidence-based hospital design, and creating a patient-centered, healing environment with a strong focus on quality clinical outcomes and patient safety.

  • First year salary amount: $134,680 - $155,064 depending on years of experience. 
  • Employment bonus
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Education Loan Reimbursement (if applicable)
  • CME Allowance
  • $0 Medical co-pay offered
  • Medical/dental/vision/disability/life/wellness
  • Retirement programs managed by Fidelity

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 patients. 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: Current ARNP license in the State of Oregon or have the ability to obtain an Oregon license. 

Experience preferred.

Credentials

  • Required : Nurse Practitioner - Oregon 
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support and
  • Preferred : Advanced Cardiac 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. 
  • 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. 

Department / Location Specific Notes

  • Position will be primarily caring for outpatients.
  • Clinical experience required.

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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