Nurse Practitioner-Specialist

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Wenatchee Valley Hospital
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Variable Shifts
Hours: regular office hours + call

Job Description

Position Summary:

  • Registered Nurse Practitioner shall devote exclusive efforts to the practice of medicine as an employee of the Hospital by providing professional medical services within the scope of ARNP’s training and responsibility, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Hospital policies, procedures and protocols, within a chosen medical specialty.
Essential Functions:
  • Essential Functions:
    • Sees patients in the clinics for examination, diagnosis, and treatment of both chronic and acute episodic illnesses and minor injuries. Refers to physician as needed. Writes prescriptions and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment.
    • Confers with attending physicians as needed.
    • Counsels patients and families and helps them understand issues related to physical and emotional health.
    • Participates in health promotional activities.
    • Participates in decisions, planning, and policies related to clinical care.
    • Maintains thorough and complete outpatient records in a timely manner and demonstrates proficiency in using the Electronic Medical Record documentation system.
    • Records statistics and conducts research as deemed necessary.
    • Collaborates with staff and physicians to identify patient’s needs and help develop plan to meet those needs.
    • Serves as a member of committees as assigned.
    • Maintains hospital privileges as Limited Health Practitioner.
  • Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
  • Required:
    • Master’s Degree in Nurse Practitioner program.
    • Current Registered Nurse and ARNP licensure with prescriptive authority in the state of Washington.
    • Deals with confidential medical information and problems in a discreet manner.
    • Coordinates with all staff to resolve problems.
    • Consistent focus on maintaining accuracy of accounts and confidentiality of patient information.
    • Must possess basic computer skills related to Windows navigation, mouse usage, keyboarding, email communication and password management.
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.