Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner or PA-C-Valley Cities Behavioral Health
Auburn, WA
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Job Description

Practice Your Passion and Find Fulfillment at the Intersection of Quality Care and Social Justice!

HealthPoint is currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or PA-C to work in an innovative partnership with Valley Cities Counseling and Consultative Services (a Specialty Mental Health Facility).

The medical clinic is embedded within the Valley Cities facility and involves working closely with the psychiatrists and mental health clinicians to help bridge the gap between mental and physical health.

The ideal candidate will have experience in full scope family medicine with a special interest and familiarity in meeting the medical needs of patients with mental health conditions.

HealthPoint has been practicing full-spectrum outpatient family medicine in the suburban areas of Seattle, WA for over 47 years. Our progressive, mission-driven organization is dedicated to primary health care including: medical, dental, naturopathic medicine, OB/GYN care and behavioral health.

HealthPoint is a non-profit, consumer-governed, Community Health Center network serving the needs of the uninsured and medically underserved populations in 10 medical clinics, 7 dental clinics, 3 school-based health centers, a family medicine residency clinic, 2 health centers based in partner mental health offices and a new Urgent care clinic that will open in January 2019!

We employ over 850 staff to deliver care to 88,000 patients annually. Our supportive programs include behavioral health, nutrition counseling, acupuncture, urgent care, peer support, and case management. We are community leaders in initiating and developing collaborative relationships, as evidenced by our partnerships with educational institutions and many community agencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provision of comprehensive primary care services for all ages in a primary medical care ambulatory clinic setting. The incumbent works independently and interdependently with other HealthPoint providers which include MDs, ARNPs, PAs, Naturopathic Physicians, and visiting specialists.
  • Provide care consistent with evidence based medicine.
  • Provide consultation to other clinic providers either in person or by telephone.
  • Consult with clinic physicians, specialists, or other health care professionals as appropriate.
  • Assess patient needs for specialty referrals, diagnostic and in-patient care and make appropriate referrals for service.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program and two years in a family practice or urgent care clinic setting.

Computer Skills:

  • Demonstrated operating knowledge of computers.
  • Intermediate level ability with Word, Outlook and other required software programs.
  • Prior experience with electronic medical records preferred.

Licenses or Certificates:

  • Washington State nurse practitioner license or physician assistant license-must be certified

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner: 1 year (Preferred)
Job Type Full-time