Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 1753
Samaritan Health Services in Oregon has an opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join our Samaritan Evergreen Hospice Team in Albany, Oregon
Samaritan Health Services is looking for a nurse practitioner to join our team at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice in Albany, Oregon. Samaritan Evergreen Hospice supports patients and their families in end of life care through a holistic and collaborative model. Samaritan Evergreen Hospice serves adult and pediatric patients in the mid- valley and coast including surrounding communities in Benton, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk and Tillamook counties. Average daily census is 183 (144 valley, 39 coast). Samaritan Evergreen Hospice operates one of three hospice houses in the state in a 12 bed inpatient facility serving patients who require acute symptom management.
The qualified applicant will work with the current medical team including a medical director, two nurse practitioners, and per diem physicians and nurse practitioner.
Typical day shifts are 8-5p 4d/week. Flexibility to work some shifts remotely as census allows
Call schedule/coverage: 4-6 call shifts monthly including up to one weekend per month
Clinical work to include a mixture of the following:
Medical management of outpatient census with hospice team
Daily rounds at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House for acute symptom management
Assisting with Oregon Vital Events Registration System (OVERS) for death certificates
Face-to-Face and medical necessity visits in the field
Oregon Nurse Practitioner License with current certification as FNP (preferred); may consider ANP certification
ACHPN certification preferred or ability to obtain within 1 year
Hospice experience preferred but willing to consider and train an appropriate candidate
Excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing team-oriented care
Eligibility to work in the United States
Licensed in the state of Oregon
We offer an attractive salary plus incentives, relocation assistance, paid malpractice, CME days plus allowance, Electronic Medical Record (Epic) and a competitive benefits package.
Our clinicians and their families will appreciate the abundant outdoor recreation opportunities available in the Willamette Valley, as well as proximity to the pristine Oregon Coast, the Cascade Mountains for snow sports, and Portland, Oregon’s largest city – all within two hours! Experience the unmatched quality of life that our area has to offer.
Formed over the course of five years beginning in 1997, Samaritan is a not-for-profit regional health system that brings together community hospitals, physician clinics and health insurance plans to serve more than 250,000 residents of Oregon’s Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties. Samaritan is governed by a board, which includes community members, physicians and hospital leaders.
As one of the region’s major employers, Samaritan actively participates in efforts to strengthen and grow the local economy, as well as to improve quality of life through high-achieving schools, a strong network of social services, and a commitment to preserving and protecting the environment.
Together with our 5,500 employees, Samaritan is committed to “building healthier communities together.”