Kaiser Permanente Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant - Primary Care - 40 Hours ( Salem) in Salem, Oregon
* Sign on Bonus Eligible $10,000 *
Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost-effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.
Provide high-quality health care through direct assessment, diagnosis, and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for patients with common acute chronic illnesses and injuries (may include performing histories and physicals; ordering, interpreting, and following up on diagnostic studies; ordering medications; assisting with surgery; performing minor surgery; rounding on patients; and assuming on-call responsibilities). Perform health maintenance services, including patient education, for well members. Refer patients for specialty consultation or difficult problems. Document in writing all care in patients permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards. Provide all medical care in accordance with accepted practice standards, hospital/clinic protocols (including supervision by a physician), and state licensing guidelines.
Coordinate, develop or organize patient or department services or programs. Examples include, but are not limited to: Assist in developing department/hospital protocols. Screen incoming department referrals. Coordinate CME activities for department. Develop written patient education materials. Provide in-service training Proctor NP/PA students. Chair or participate on committees such as Breastfeeding Task Force, Regional Controlled Substance Abuse Committee, etc. Perform other duties as requested.
- Graduate of ANA-approved NP or AMA-approved PA or Child Health Associate training program (both provide masters or equivalent degrees) or equivalent requirements to meet State licensure.
License, Certification, Registration
This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
Nurse Practitioner License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire AND Nurse Practitioner National Certificate AND Registered Nurse License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire AND Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner License (Washington) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Washington) within 6 months of hire
Physician Assistant License (Washington) within 6 months of hire AND Physician Assistant National Certificate AND Physician Assistant License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire
National Provider Identifier required at hire
Drug Enforcement Administration Registration
Thorough and working knowledge of all common diseases in specialty field; familiarity with less common diseases.
Working knowledge of state health care laws, licensing board regulations and controlled substance regulations.
Important to know limitations and when to refer patients.
Ability to assess, diagnose and effectively treat common medical diseases and injuries.
Ability to use appropriate procedural/testing equipment, to see large volume of patients, and to interface with large provider and support staff.
Minor surgery or surgical assist skills.
Demonstrate customer-focused service skills.
- Two (2) years clinical experience.
Will be assigned shifts at NLR, KZS, SKY and WSM based on operational need for virtual and face to face encounters. Virtual support for ECG
TITLE: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant - Primary Care - 40 Hours ( Salem)
LOCATION: Salem, Oregon
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.