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Physician Assistant - Lung Nodule Program

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Job ID: 12012
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Seeking an Advanced Practice Clinician to work in our new Lung Nodule Program within the Pulmonary Department at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington (Portland metro area).

The selected Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will be responsible for: 

  • Ensuring continuity of care through optimized patient assessment, clinical triage coordination, direct communication with physicians and daily patient management. 
  • Ensuring patients receive a treatment plan that is understandable and feasible, while coordinating timely scheduling of tests, procedures, and appointments. 
  • Providing a continuum of patient and family education from referral to follow-up.
  • Serving as the primary contact for referring physicians, patients, families, hospital and office staff, and vendors. 
  • Developing case review presentation for case review meetings.
  • Working closely with data analyst to collect registry data, track outcomes and support strategic planning processes. 
  • Participating in quality improvement initiatives. 
  • Role model clinical expertise by educating community and hospital staff.
  • Formulating appropriate differential diagnosis and identification of patient needs. Coordinating and preforming appropriate testing modalities, to diagnose and direct plan of care to appropriate path for patient condition. 

If this opportunity resonates with you, please reach out for more information:

Kim Dianich, PHR CMSR, Senior Provider Recruiter
[email protected]
(360) 729-1409

Vancouver, Washington– look any direction and the scenery is astounding! Snow-capped mountains, nationally protected evergreen forests, the waterfall-laced Columbia River gorge, and rugged Pacific-coast beaches – all within a short 90-minute drive. The northwest is a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts. And against that magnificent backdrop, Vancouver and neighboring Portland, Oregon offer all the best amenities of city living. What makes our area so special? A thriving arts scene, varied professional sports teams, unique neighborhoods, and a wealth of diverse culinary destinations.


  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in Washington state or ability to obtain prior to start date. 
  • Advanced knowledge related to pulmonary disease management in adults required. 
  • Management and/or program development experience preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification required at date of hire. 

PeaceHealth’s community of health care professionals in the Vancouver area include PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, a 450-bed tertiary-level hospital with complete services, and PeaceHealth Medical Group, a multi-specialty group serving communities throughout Clark County.

PeaceHealth offers outstanding Benefits!

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.

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