PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Practitioner - Pain Management based in the Vancouver community.
Req ID: 129740
PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner preferably with previous experience in Pain Management. Position is located at PeaceHealth's Specialty Clinic in Salmon Creek on the north side of Vancouver, Washington--just off I-205 in a friendly, wooded community.
Why you'll love the practice:
PeaceHealth Southwest Pain Management team is a high quality, collaborative, compassionate, patient-centered group who are dedicated to PeaceHealth's culture and service leadership.
Join 2 physicians who are Fellowship trained in Pain Management and 2 Nurse Practitioners, 10 RNs, 5 MAs and 10 Clerical staff.
Very warm, friendly and family like atmosphere. Welcoming and inclusive.
Work with Primary Care for collaborative care.
On call one week per month for established patients of clinic.
PeaceHealth and Southwest Medical Center:
450-bed regional and community, not-for-profit medical center
Work in a stable and long-established tri-state hospital system.
Become a member of this physician and provider-centric practice, and never compromise the values that brought you to medicine:
Well trained and congenial colleagues
Enthusiastic support staff
Accomplished, accessible specialty physicians
Competitive compensation and robust benefits package--relocation, health plans, retirement plans, CME reimbursement, medical malpractice, etc.
What you'll love about the community:
Vancouver, Washington is in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. Live in either Vancouver or Portland
Easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural amenities including hiking, biking, skiing, water sports, fishing, fine dining, theatre, symphony and so much more
An exceptional school system
Take advantage of no state income tax in Washington.
Work within scope of practice and in alignment with both hospital staff bylaws and PHMGs physician supervision expectations, responsible for advanced level of nursing evaluation, clinical assessment, prescribing and monitoring medications and follow-up care for patient. Responsible for patient and family teaching.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues of the population in the practice while administering quality patient care. 2. Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral. 3. Gives directions to nursing and other staff. 4. Prescribes medications and treatments and ongoing medication management. Orders lab and diagnostic tests when appropriate and interprets test results. 5. Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications. 6. Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations according to established standards. 7. Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, 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 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout th...e Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth. PeaceHealth is an EEO/AA Employer.