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Nurse Practitioner - Surgical Pre-Admission Screening

Job ID: 10783
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Ideal Candidate

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner with at least one year of post-certification experience in Family Medicine and/or Internal Medicine; background in surgery a plus
  • Interest in acting as a liaison between the hospital and clinics to ensure that patients progress through surgery optimally, ensuring best outcomes for patients and their families
  • Interest in educating patients about Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) as well as researching patient histories and following departmental protocols for preparing patient for surgery
  • Interest in working as an extension of the of the surgical/anesthesia teams and interdepartmentally, using data-driven and analytic methods
  • Interest in working to support quality initiatives and other administrative priorities

The Department

  • Highly functioning, independent, and self-motivated group of 6 RNs and 1 Nurse Practitioner
  • An involved Medical Director who provides leadership
  • Hospital-based
  • Well supported program focused on optimal patient outcomes and continuous improvement
  • Standard schedule is Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Epic EHR

Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to explore the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven and Downtown and then catch a show at Mount Baker Theater – you can do it all in Bellingham!

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890 with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, now a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. PeaceHealth's Whatcom Region also includes the comprehensive heart care services of the Cardiovascular Center at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center as well as the primary and specialty care provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.   

PeaceHealth offers outstanding Benefits

Contact: Sharon Thompson, CPRP / [email protected]

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