PeaceHealth is seeking a relief Nurse Practitioner for a Hospice position based in the Bellingham community.
Req ID: 139953
PeaceHealth Whatcom Hospice House is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner (Relief) who is interested in providing back-up coverage as part of our multidisciplinary team within a Medicare Certified Hospice Program.
Whatcom Hospice House is a 12-bed inpatient unit providing exceptional clinical services for terminally ill patients located in Bellingham, WA. Our current team is comprised of two ARNPs, supervised and supported by the Hospice Medical Director. The ARNPs also conduct CMS required Face to Face visits with hospice patients in our community program to certify continuing need for hospice services.
Previous Hospice experience preferred
Licensed to practice in the state as a Nurse Practitioner
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
Have national prescriptive drug privileges with a DEA number
Current Driver's License and insurance required
Bellingham is a scenic waterfront community offering recreational opportunities including hiking, sailing, kayaking and more, as well as a vibrant arts district and excellent educational opportunities, located 1.5 hours north of Seattle, and an hour south of Vancouver, BC. Bellingham is rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines.
If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Karla J Lacktorin.
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 its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
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.
Location: Bellingham , Hospice House & Hospice Admin (220) Job Category : Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician Shift: Day FTE: 0.0 Work Type: Per Diem/Relief
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.
Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician || Nurse Practitioners || Per Diem/Relief || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS
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.