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Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner

Job ID: 3512
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Comprehensive Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner career in Washington state!

At PeaceHealth, Our Vision is that every person receives safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch. Join PeaceHealth’s established and collegial behavioral health team in beautiful Longview, Washington at St. John Medical Center. The nurse practitioner will primarily focus on the inpatient unit, and outpatient visits will be secondary. The inpatient behavioral health unit is in a remodeled and expanded space on the hospital campus and the outpatient clinic is short a two-minute drive. The mission driven behavioral health program represents Peace Health St. John Medical Center’s commitment to providing compassionate, patient-and-family centered care based on the best practices in medicine today.

If you are looking for a community that offers amazing outdoor recreation but enjoy quick access to big-city amenities, then our rural practice could be a great place for you! Longview, Washington is perfectly nestled in between Portland and Seattle. This fulltime employment opportunity offers up to $40,000 in educational loan reimbursement for those who qualify. Click Here to watch a YouTube video about St. John Medical Center and connect with us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Why You’ll Love The Practice:

  • Join a team of 4 psychiatrists, 3 nurse practitioners, therapists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed mental health counselors, nurses, and a dedicated ancillary staff. 
  • Treat both voluntary and involuntary patients ages 18 and over with acute psychiatric and behavioral disturbances in the safety of a newly renovated locked 22-bed unit.
  • Provide consultation and liaison services throughout the hospital. Integrated behavioral health services are available in primary care.
  • Telepsych will be incorporated with this opportunity. 
  • Opportunity to participate in the Spravato Clinic. Opioid detoxification and treatment through a buprenorphine (suboxone) program
  • Schedule: ~Four 10 hour days with Tele-Psych incorporated.
  • Call Schedule:~1:5. Weekday evening call once per week and one weekend every fifth week of inpatient rounding.

Experiencing Longview, Washington:

  • Forbes Magazine listed Longview as one of the prettiest towns in America due to its proximity to the Columbia River, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and many beautiful local parks. Lake Sacajawea, directly across from St. John Medical Center is in the heart of Longview. A gravel trail circumnavigates the lake and is just under 4 miles and can offer a quick, refreshing break on a busy day. 
  • Our community is just a short one-hour drive to the Pacific Ocean.
  • Longview and the neighboring community of Kelso have a combined population of ~60,000 residents. Our area has many locally owned restaurants, coffee shops, brew pubs and national chains such as Target, Home Depot, and Wal-Mart. Along with a variety of grocery shopping options and April through October the Farmers Market is open.

Hospital Highlights:

  • St. John Medical Center (SJMC), a 346-bed hospital Level III Trauma Center. Offering dozens of medical specialty services and programs including emergency, trauma, heart, behavioral health, bone and joint, cancer, birthing and women’s services.
  • Critical Care Unit received Beacon Award for Excellence, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Stroke Program - Recognized by the American Heart Association with a Bronze Achievement Award for patient care and outcomes
  • Kearney Breast Center - Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by American College of Radiology (ACR).
  • PeaceHealth St. John, Cowlitz County Community Profile

PeaceHealth Benefits & Culture:

  • Integrated physician-led medical group.
  • Competitive compensation guarantee, a generous signing bonus and relocation assistance.
  • Up to $40,000 in Educational Loan Reimbursement for those who qualify.
  • PeaceHealth provides fully paid malpractice insurance, Life and Disability insurances.
  • Exceptional retirement plans, two excellent health coverage options, plus vision, dental and supplemental options.
  • Click here to view the PeaceHealth System At a Glance

About PeaceHealth: Serving the community’s healthcare needs for more than 70 years, PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is a community-governed, nonprofit organization established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in 1943. Today, PeaceHealth employs approximately 1.5% of Cowlitz County’s population. PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

If this opportunity resonates with you, we welcome your application, thank you.  

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