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Nurse Practitioner Community Geriatrics

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Eugene
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Practitioner Community Geriatrics based in the Eugene community.

Req ID: 189136 

 

If you are a Nurse Practitioner with a passion for caring for geriatric patients, join our skilled, collaborative, and compassionate team of geriatric specialists in our Senior Health and Wellness Center program. 

 

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner who enjoys working with patients in the nursing home environment as well as doing home health visits on frail patients.
 

Why you'll love the practice:

 

  • Innovative and comprehensive senior health programs
  • Collegial team members!  Work with two nurse practitioners caring for patients in the community with support from 3 physicians and 3 nurse practitioners in the clinic. 
  • PeaceHealth's Gerontology Institute is committed to expanding knowledge, applying proven geriatric best practices, and spreading geriatric expertise throughout the community while improving access to care.


Our programs include:

 

  • The Senior Health & Wellness Center (SHWC), an outpatient Geriatrics clinic which provides comprehensive primary and consultative care for adults age 65 and older, now in its twelfth year of operation. Offering care management, counseling, diabetes education, foot care, Geriatric specialty consultations, memory and cognitive evaluations, an osteoporosis clinic, audiology, and medication education/management for chronic diseases, the culture of SHWC is patient and family centered with an all-in-one approach. The clinic emphasizes an interdisciplinary, interdependent team approach and partnerships between patients and care providers.

 

  • Community Geriatrics provides Medical Directorships and care in community post-acute and long term care facilities to improve the quality of care for a very frail and vulnerable patient population. This service has been shown to improve transitions of care from hospital to nursing home, to significantly reduce the frequency of hospital readmissions, and to improve the quality of care in the long term care setting.

 

  • Guidance and consultation for the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Program at Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District.

 

Eugene is the second largest city in Oregon and is just 90 minutes south of Portland

 

  • The 'Emerald City' resides in the south end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers.  The city's official slogan “A Great City for the Arts and Outdoors," truly reflects the diverse breath of events in arts and a host of outdoor activities.  If you have always wanted big city amenities with small town feel, Eugene is the place for you
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will be thrilled with everything from hiking, biking, kayaking, sailing, swimming, running and more!  There is no shortage of things to do outside.  Check out Spencer's Butte which provides some spectacular views of the city! 
  • The Hult Center for the Performing Arts features all kinds of entertainment including jazz, opera, ballet, the Eugene symphony and choir.  Eugene also has numerous other venues for live music and for live theater
  • Go shopping at the 5th Street Public Market.  Spend an afternoon visiting the shops and enjoy a multitude of international cuisine while local musicians provide live entertainment at the market
  • Sports fanatic?  Eugene is home to the University of Oregon (Mighty Ducks) where you can catch professional, Olympic and collegiate sporting events 
  • Population of approximately 350,000 people
  • Home to a community of great schools and churches.  3 local high schools recently voted top 30 schools in Oregon! 
  • 1 hour from Florence, on the scenic Oregon coast.  Florence, Oregon was voted the nation's "most beautiful city" by Expedia!

 
Competitive compensation and robust benefits:
 

  • Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans
  • CME reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Clinician wellness initiatives

 

 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim Dianich.

 

Phone:  360-729-1409

Email: kdianich@peacehealth.org

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

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.

 

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.

Location: Eugene, Barger Clinic (403)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.00 
Work Type:  Full Time

 


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