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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 youll 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.
EPIC EMR

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 hands-on training and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:

Must fulfill educational requirements to obtain ARNP license in State of Practice.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patients needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Licensed to practice in the state as a Nurse Practitioner required.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
ACLS is preferred in some settings.
Have national prescriptive drug privileges with a DEA number.
Current Drivers License and insurance required.

OTHER SKILLS:

Effective verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, nursing staff, and other departments.
Personal responsibility for ongoing educational growth, and collaborating with others to provide solutions for continued patient quality.
PHSW Pain Management:

Perform a focused physical assessment. Order and evaluate diagnostic and screening labs, tests and imaging studies. Manage basic care complications and medications as part of the pain management team.
Demonstrated success in improving patient outcomes related to chronic pain.
Extensive knowledge of psychological issues and expertise with counseling, limit setting and liaison work with health care providers.
Five years' advanced nursing practice in pain management preferred.
Demonstrated success in quality improvement and legislative change in area of pain management or either acute and/or chronic pain preferred.
Experience designing/implementing clinical trials or studies preferred.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim L Dianich.

Phone: (360) 729-1409

Email: KDianich@peacehealth.org

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., 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 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers.

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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.

Location: Vancouver, Salmon Creek MOB (153)
Job Category: Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician
Shift: Day
FTE: 1.0
Work Type: Full Time

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Nurse Practitioners || Full Time || CLIN ANCILLARY SVCS

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PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., 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 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.