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Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (Riverfront 0.8 FTE)

Location: Spokane, WA Job Number: 180735-KPWA Date posted: 05/14/2018
Description: Walk-In Clinic ARNPs operate independently at our clinics, and run all aspects of the care delivery experience, which may include triage, registration & check in, medical diagnosis and treatment, lab testing, documentation and coding. Staff also coordinate supply chain and ensure equipment is functioning well. Superior customer service skills and facility with technologies are vital to success in the walk-in clinic.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


Clinical Quality

Educated, certified and licensed to perform core responsibilities of an ARNP.

Use and understanding of evidence-base clinical guidelines.

Consistently uses reliable diagnostic and therapeutic judgment.

Provide full spectrum of evaluation, management and procedural patient care services, including minor suture repair.

Use and understanding of responsibility to patient safety and reporting of any/all unusual clinical occurrences.

Use clinical knowledge, and evidence based guidelines to evaluate, diagnose and provide treatment plans for a variety of clinical ailments within scope of practice, including prescribing, and referring patients as appropriate.


Customer service

Excel at customer service, treating patients and coworkers with courtesy, respect and compassion.

Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with patients and other members of the health care team.

Collaborate with internal and external partners in order to build rapport and develop working relationships.


Entrepreneurial Spirit

Ability to work independently, with limited physician supervision and oversight, while seeking timely and appropriate consultations as necessary.

Maintains productive work schedule, meeting or exceeding productivity targets as assigned.

Provide positive and constructive leadership within the department, enabling and encouraging high levels of performance.

Demonstrates flexibility in staffing department, with the ability to adjust schedules to meet market and patient demand.

Knowledge and Skills Required
Strong communication skills

Superior customer service skills

Problem solving skills

Demonstrated leadership skills

Strong decision making skills


Education
Minimum Education Requirements
Masters DegreeGraduate degree in nursing.

Preferred Education
Doctorate in Nursing

Knowledge/Skills
Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements
Communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making skills.


Experience
Minimum Experience Requirements
1 yearPrevious ARNP experience.

Preferred Experience
1 year experience in an ambulatory care, occupational health, family practice or emergency department setting.


License/Certifications
Minimum License/Certifications Requirements
At time of hireCurrent Washington State RN license; eligible for Washington State ARNP license. National certification in primary or specialty field.

Preferred License/Certifications
Able to obtain shortly after hireEligible for Prescriptive Authority within 6 months.


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.



Primary Location: Washington,Spokane,Riverfront Medical Center 322 W North River Dr. 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: SEIU RN/ANRP Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Specialty: Advice Nurse Department: ARNP Travel: No
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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