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HealthPoint is currently seeking an experienced Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner to work in an innovative new partnership with Valley Cities Counseling and Consultative Services (a Specialty Mental Health Facility).

The medical clinic is embedded within the Valley Cities facility and involves working closely with the psychiatrists and mental health clinicians to help bridge the gap between mental and physical health.

The ideal candidate will have experience in full scope family medicine with a special interest and familiarity in meeting the medical needs of patients with mental health conditions.

Provider splits time between the Auburn and Enumclaw sites.

Provide comprehensive primary care services in a primary medical care ambulatory clinic, working independently and interdependently with other HealthPoint providers.
Assess patient needs for specialty referrals, diagnostic and in-patient care and make appropriate referrals for service.
Provide patients and family members with counseling and education regarding health maintenance, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and need for follow up as appropriate during each patient visit. Verify and document that the patient understands diagnosis, treatment and follow up recommendations.
Responsible for accurate, timely, and complete documentation in patient records and superbills.
Participate in patient triage system.
Perform minor outpatient procedures in accordance with HealthPoint credentialing policy.
Dispense medications from on site dispensary in accordance with HealthPoint and State of Washington Pharmacy Board policies.
Provide consultation to other clinic providers, either in person or by telephone.
Consult with clinic physicians, specialists, or other health care professionals as appropriate.
Participate in a shared call system with other providers.
Assist with meeting clinic patient care team productivity and quality care standards.
Participate in development and utilization of HealthPoint practice guidelines and procedures.
Participate in audits and meet standards of HealthPoint Quality Improvement, Risk Management and Utilization Management programs.
Maintain credentials essential for practice, to include licensure, certification, society memberships and CPE.
Attend staff meetings and in-service meetings and participate in agency committees or task force activities.
Maintains good attendance, is punctual and works full scheduled shift is a condition of employment.
Demonstrates respectful, professional and appropriate behavior that supports a team oriented work environment.
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, core values and goals of HealthPoint and its healthcare delivery, including the ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence and stewardship into appropriate programs and services.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

We have been practicing full-spectrum outpatient family medicine in the suburban areas of Seattle, WA for over 44 years. Our progressive, mission-driven organization is dedicated to primary health care including: medical, dental, naturopathic medicine, OB/GYN care and behavioral health. HealthPoint is a non-profit, consumer-governed, Community Health Center network serving the needs of the uninsured and medically underserved populations in nine medical clinics, six dental clinics, two school-based health centers, a family medicine residency clinic, and two health centers based in behavioral health organizations that employ over 700 staff to deliver care to over 80,000 patients annually. Our supportive programs include behavioral health, nutrition counseling, acupuncture, urgent care, peer support, and case management. We are community leaders in initiating and developing collaborative relationships.