PeaceHealth is seeking a relief Provider based in the Vancouver community.
Req ID: 134086
PeaceHealth is seeking Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioners (and Physicians) who would be interested in providing relief coverage on a part-time basis. This is a position that would allow you to have a flexible schedule while still providing service to those in need. Work with a team of 3 physicians and 5 nurse practitioners.
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center provides comprehensive specialty care for more than 250,000 patients a year in southwest Washington. Our highly trained caregivers are committed to providing, safe compassionate care; every time, every touch. As one of Clark County's largest employers with 3,100 caregivers and 600 active medical staff members, we offer dozens of medical specialty services and programs including emergency, trauma, comprehensive heart and vascular, interventional stroke care, bone and joint, brain and spine, cancer and birthing services. SWMC has 450 beds and is a Level II Trauma designation.
JOB SUMMARY Within scope of practice and in alignment with both hospital staff bylaws and PHMG's 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. Responsible for comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, mental status examinations, and consultation for/to medical patients.
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 and other community providers which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
3. Coordination of care with other outpatient physicians, counselors and community care providers. Coordinator of mental health care needs with their medical/physical care as needed. 4. Gives directions to nursing and other staff. 5. Prescribes medications and treatments and ongoing medication management. Orders lab and diagnostic tests when appropriate and interprets test results. 6. Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications. 7. Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations according to established standards. 8. Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.