Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant - Emergency opening in Klamath Falls, OR - 219230 (23533110)
A Blue Zones Certified Employer in the Northwest is currently recruiting for an Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join its team.
Works under the direction of Physician Services in the professional capacity to provide diagnostic and therapeutic patient care including taking patient histories, performing physicals, ordering labs, diagnostic testing and prescribing medication when appropriate.
Current Oregon RN license and Nurse Practitioner certification/or Physician Assistant Certification. Ability to work effectively as a team member in the delivery of health care services; BLS required by the end of month following 60 days from position start date.
We are not-for-profit, community hospital with deep roots in the Klamath Basin, not too small to offer state-of-the-art facilities and technology, not too big to maintain a personal relationship with our staff, patients, and community. We pay comparable salaries, provide outstanding benefits, and foster an environment of respect for everyone that works here.
Our long-term strategic goal of closing the rural healthcare gap through investment in facilities, technology, partnerships, and people, is coming to fruition. We have an on-site Family Practice physician residency, and OHSU Campus for Rural Health. Also, the OHSU nursing program in Klamath Falls is on the Oregon Tech campus across the street. All combine to provide a giant step forward for rural medicine.
We are deeply committed to improving the health of the community through an intentional series of programs like Blue Zones, a community-focused wellness initiative, and the Sky Lakes Wellness Center working with the community to lead a healthier lifestyle one person at a time.
Live and Work in a town named in the TOP 10 places to live by National Geographic. Klamath Falls is located at the base of the beautiful Cascades Mountains. At 4,200 feet above sea level, it offers four seasons, mild climate, affordable housing, arts and theater and is home to Oregon Institute of Technology. The community is easily navigable, with brief commutes. To travel farther afield there is an International Airport in Medford, OR, about an hour's drive away.
Recreational activities abound in the outdoors. World-class fishing, hunting, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, white water rafting, ATVing, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, etc., are all available and frequent hobbies of the community residents. The incredible natural beauty of the Northwest’s largest fresh water lake, the Pacific water fowl migratory flyway, and the access to Pacific Crest Trail all make our community a relaxing place to live and to call home.
APPLY NOW or TEXT Job #EC219116 and email address to 636-628-2412.
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