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Nurse Practitioner - Nursing Home

Job ID: 3277
Location: Eugene, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for Community Geriatrics based in the Eugene community. 

If you are a Nurse Practitioner with a passion for caring for elderly patients, join our skilled, collaborative, and compassionate team of geriatric specialists in our Senior Health and Wellness Center program. 

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner who has a minimum of 2 years experience working with patients in the nursing home environment as well as doing home health visits with frail patients.   

Why you'll love the practice: 

  • Innovative and comprehensive senior health programs 
  • Collegial team members!  Work with two nurse practitioners caring for patients in the community with support from 3 physicians and 3 nurse practitioners in the clinic. 
  • PeaceHealth's Gerontology Institute is committed to expanding knowledge, applying proven geriatric best practices, and spreading geriatric expertise throughout the community while improving access to care. 

Our programs include: 

  • The Senior Health & Wellness Center (SHWC), an outpatient Geriatrics clinic which provides comprehensive primary and consultative care for adults age 65 and older, now in its twelfth year of operation. Offering care management, counseling, diabetes education, foot care, Geriatric specialty consultations, memory and cognitive evaluations, an osteoporosis clinic, audiology, and medication education/management for chronic diseases, the culture of SHWC is patient and family centered with an all-in-one approach. The clinic emphasizes an interdisciplinary, interdependent team approach and partnerships between patients and care providers. 
  • Community Geriatrics provides Medical Directorships and care in community post-acute and long term care facilities to improve the quality of care for a very frail and vulnerable patient population. This service has been shown to improve transitions of care from hospital to nursing home, to significantly reduce the frequency of hospital readmissions, and to improve the quality of care in the long term care setting. 
  • Guidance and consultation for the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Program at Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District.

Eugene, Oregon ranked 9th on the Livability Top 100 Best Places to Live. Experience a wide array of restaurants, visit the fermentation district, and entertainment venues that make Eugene a true urban playground. Eugene boasts cultural amenities typical of larger cities, from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art to the world-famous Oregon Bach Festival. Eugene is home to the University of Oregon Ducks! Historic Hayward field will host the Olympic Trials in 2020, NCAA Track & Field Championships, and the World Athletics Championships in 2021. The area offers outdoor produce markets, abundant parks, camping, hiking, wine tasting, and natural beauty. It truly is a place to experience and love!   

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.

For more information, contact Kim Dianich, Sr. Provider Recruiter:

          [email protected] 

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