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Nurse Practitioner - Hospice Care

Job ID: 9040
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking an exceptional full-time Nurse Practitioner to join a vibrant multi-disciplinary Hospice Care team in Longview and Vancouver, Washington.

At PeaceHealth, Our Vision is that every person receives safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch. The PeaceHealth Hospice team is dedicated to easing the fears, anxieties, and discomforts that occur during the advanced stages of illness. The Hospice Care program provides a full continuum of care for patients and their families. Medical, spiritual, and emotional assistance helps patients and their families to ease the symptoms of life-threatening illnesses. This opportunity will require traveling throughout Cowlitz and Cowlitz Counties, but this position will be primary based out of St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wa. Candidates with Hospice-Palliative care experience and a certification in Hospice & Palliative Care are highly desired.

Why you’ll love the practice:

  • Ranked the #1 Hospice Program in the area 
  • Join a growing outpatient team of 5 providers, with a census of 280, and support from multiple trained staff members
  • On-site complex case management team, social workers, chaplain, and including a partnership with the Ray Hickey Hospice House
  • Opportunity to grow the service-line within the region
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday, with rotating weekend with call once monthly
  • Anticipated patient load: ~2-6 face to face or Telemedicine visits daily

Experiencing Vancouver & Longview, WA: 

  • Our town is situated 45 miles north of the Portland metro area and 120 miles south of Seattle. Forbes magazine listed Longview as one of the prettiest towns in America due to its proximity to the Columbia River, Mount St. Helens, and beautiful local parks. Outdoor lovers will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount St. Helens, and also the never-ending outdoor recreational options in the Pacific Northwest. 
  • Longview and the neighboring community of Kelso have a combined population over 57k, our area has many locally-owned specialty restaurants, shops, plus national chains such as Target, Wal-Mart and Home Depot, and a variety of grocery shopping options. 
  • Sports fanatic? Cheer for professional football, basketball, soccer, and baseball organizations. As well as many flagship universities are just a quick drive away!
  • The Cowlitz Indian Tribe, a federally recognized tribe, of Cowlitz people, is headquartered in Longview.

PeaceHealth Benefits & Culture:

  • Competitive compensation guarantee, a generous signing bonus, and relocation assistance.
  • PeaceHealth provides fully paid malpractice insurance, Life, and Disability insurances.
  • Exceptional retirement plans, two excellent health coverage options, plus vision, dental and supplemental options.
  • Employee Wellness Program with FitBit options and up to $400 annually in incentives for healthy lifestyles.
  • Integrated physician-led medical group.

About Us: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Click here to view: 

Click here to view: PeaceHealth System At a Glance and our benefits offered
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If you are interested in this career opportunity please apply online or contact: Lyndse Neppl, PeaceHealth Provider Recruiter

Email: [email protected]


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Referral Bonus Eligible 

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