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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Primary Care Float (Rockwood/ESA)

Location: Portland, OR Job Number: 710920 Date posted: 06/14/2018
Description: Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost-effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.


Essential Responsibilities:
  • 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 patient's 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.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
    Education
  • Graduate of ANA-approved NP or AMA-approved PA or Child Health Associate training program (both provide master's or equivalent degrees) or equivalent requirements to meet State licensure.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • PA: National certification required at time of hire. Current Oregon AND Washington state medical license required. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within 2 weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within 6 months. Prescribing registration required at time of hire.
  • NP: National certification required at time of hire. Current Oregon AND Washington RN license required. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within 2 weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within 6 months. Current Oregon AND Washington state NP license required. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within 2 weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within 6 months. Prescribing registration required at time of hire.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.


    Additional Requirements:
  • 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.


    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years clinical experience.

    Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Rockwood Medical Offices 19500 SE Stark St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OFNHP - Professionals Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Department: Primary Care Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    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 and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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