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Elma, WA

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Hiring Company

Summit Pacific Medical Center

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$120,000 - $135,000 / year

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Position Description

Job Summary

Summit Pacific Medical Center is seeking an experienced Family Medicine Advance Nurse Practitioner to join its integrated primary care department.  The position is outpatient based and involves the provision of general medical care to primary care patients, developing panel of community patients, and general clinic staff leadership that is part of a normal primary care practice.  The ideal candidate would have more than 3 years of clinical practice.

 

As a Primary Care Provider, you will work collaboratively with SPMC team members and staff to:

  • Assess patient health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.
  • Determine abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies, interpret test results, and develop related treatment plans based on results.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures, manage lacerations, wounds, infections, suspicious lesions, or other related ambulatory injuries.
  • Instruct and counsel patients regarding their therapeutic regimens, give anticipatory guidance of normal growth and development, discuss family planning, provide counseling on emotional problems of daily living, and promote wellness and prevention.
  • Arrange referrals, consultations, and therapeutic services, and confer with other providers and specialists regarding diagnosis and treatment plans, including situations where other providers may need information emergently.
  • Maintain a safety conscious, clean working environment by complying with relevant procedures, rules and regulations. Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • In accordance with clinic policy, participate in quality improvement and measurement efforts of patient care in coordination with other facilities, professional associations and SPMC.
  • Engage in medical education activities as needed in support of the SPMC’s mission, which may include quality assurance, utilization review, and risk management programs.
  • Assist in developing health care team staff by providing leadership while modeling appropriate professional conduct.
  • Adhere to the Summit Pacific Provider Handbook policies and practice norms.
  • Participate in after-hours and weekend on-call rotation (phone call plus Saturday clinic).
  • Example: after hours on call, one weekday each month; weekend on call, one per quarter.
  • Provide and promote health and wellness initiatives and maintenance for SPMC patients
  • Exercise discretion regarding all matters related to the official business of SPMC.
  • Under the direction of SPMC, participate in the development and review of SPMC policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure quality assurance objectives.
  • Adhere to all SPMC policies and procedures.
  • Adhere and work within the scope of the license, standards of care, and SPMC protocols
  • Provide other services and duties as directed by the Primary Care Medical Director and/or Chief Medical Officer.

What are the Required Qualifications for this position?

  • Graduate of an accredited Advance Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Masters Nursing Degree
  • Unrestricted license to practice within Washington State.
  • Current DEA certificate without restriction.
  • PALS or NRP, ACLS may be required.
  • Enroll and maintain eligibility as a provider in the Federal Medicare program and the Washington State Medicaid program.
  • Demonstrate clinical competence in the provision of patient care, pain management, and medication administration
  • Demonstrates knowledge of physiology
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment, including infection control and environmental safety
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Effective time management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including effective verbal and written communication
  • Basic computer knowledge with proficiency in electronic medical records program(s), and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally as assigned
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation

What are the Preferred Qualifications for this position?

  • Practice Experience: > 3 years.

What are the Physical Requirements and Working Conditions for this position?

  • Adequate hearing for stethoscope and telephone use, and to perform the position’s essential functions
  • Ability and willingness to have frequent exposure to electricity, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, infectious waste, fumes or gases, and radiation, occasional exposure to lasers, and constant exposure to blood borne pathogens and biological substances.
  • Must be available to work any shift (to include all hours, weekends, and/or holidays as job duties require)
  • Must be able to lift, push and carry up to 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Physical ability to access all areas of the property applicable to your position
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged standing, sitting, walking, bending, climbing, squatting and twisting without restriction
  • Requires eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity; ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols
  • Must have the ability to reach at or below/above shoulder level on a continuous basis
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with patients, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines

What is the Typical Work Schedule?

  • A full-time position is defined as 40 hours per week.  For primary care providers the work week is generally scheduled as four (4) 10-hour workdays per week, 8.5-9 hours of which is scheduled clinical time and the remaining time for chart closure, etc. 

 


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