APC – Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Wenatchee Valley Hospital
Department:
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours:

Job Description

Confluence Health in Moses Lake, WA has an excellent opportunity for an Orthopedic PA-C or NP to join an established and collegial group of 9 Orthopedic Physicians and 7 PA-Cs system-wide. Our Moses Lake location currently has 4 full-time Orthopedic Physicians and 1 Surgical PA-C. This is primarily an out-patient position with some inpatient medicine, OR duties as assigned, and rotating call. There is significant autonomy in the clinical schedule with excellent supervisory and collaborative support. Previous experience as an Orthopedic PA-C is highly desirable, but we are willing to train the right candidate who is motivated, committed, compassionate, and dedicated to patient care. New graduates are welcome to apply.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

1. Completion of an accredited training program for Certified Physician Assistants or

2. Master’s degree in advanced nursing practice, or completion of at least one academic year in a non-graduate program for the training of an advanced registered nurse practitioner prior to January 1, 1995.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:

1. Physician Assistant

a. Current licensure as a Certified Physician’s Assistant in the State of Washington at time of employment, OR

2. Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

a. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Washington at time of employment,

b. Current licensure as an advanced registered nurse practitioner in the State of Washington at time of employment.

3. Current certification by a national certifying body.

4. Current prescriptive authority licensure, only if current practice includes:

a. Prescribing medications

b. WACs 246-839-300, 246-839-305, 246-839-320, 246-839-400 & 246-839-410.

5. ACLS verification

6. BLS certification

PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS: Must be able to function without visual or hearing accommodation. May accommodate some physical disabilities in order to ensure patient safety in all working locations.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Maybe stressful at times managing multiple priorities in a challenging and continually changing environment in the hospital setting, procedure labs and outpatient clinics.

HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: May have exposure to radiation and nuclear isotopes as well as various other chemicals utilized in the outpatient and hospital setting.

NOTE: This list of job functions is not intended to be all inclusive and may be expanded to include other functions that may be deemed necessary.

Nomenclature: If desired, the title or abbreviation designated by the approved national certifying body may be placed following “PA-C” or “ARNP” as appropriate.

Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health was formed in 2013 as an affiliation between the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center and Central Washington Hospital to create an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with 2 hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in ten communities across North Central Washington state. Over 225 physicians and 100 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diversity of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.

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