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Nurse Practitioner - Geriatric (clinic) Job
PeaceHealth | Eugene, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 131988

PeaceHealth is seeking several positions for Nurse Practitioner - Geriatric (clinic) based in the Eugene, OR community.

The PeaceHealth Gerontology Institute is seeking a Full Time Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP), Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (GNP) or Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with an interest in geriatric medicine to work as a team member.

  • Nurse practitioners, working with full practice authority, have the option of practicing within an outpatient clinic environment, managing a dedicate panel or patients.
  • Nurse practitioners with a passion for improving and/or maintaining the quality of life for the older adult are welcome to join our skilled, collaborative, and compassionate team of geriatric specialists as a provider in our Senior Health and Wellness Center.

What you should know:

For the past decade, PeaceHealth West Oregon Network has been developing innovative and comprehensive senior health programs to meet the challenge of a growing population of older adults in the community, especially the frail and vulnerable. We are dedicated to exceptional medicine and compassionate care. The Gerontology Institute is committed to expanding geriatric knowledge, applying proven geriatric best practices, spreading geriatric expertise throughout the community, and improving access to care.

Within the Senior Health & Wellness Center (SHWC), an outpatient geriatrics clinic which provides comprehensive primary and consultative care for adults age 65 and older, nurse practitioners serve as primary care providers and consultants to meet the needs of an expanding older adult population.  In addition to comprehensive primary care, a multidisciplinary team at SHWC, operating collaboratively, also offers care management, counseling, diabetes education, foot care, geriatric specialty consultations, memory and cognitive evaluations, and medication education/management for chronic diseases.

Here’s why you should experience Eugene, Oregon:

  • Eugene is a city located at the south end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about 50 miles east of the Oregon Coast.  The city’s official slogan is “A Great City for the Arts and Outdoors.”  Love an affluent community surrounded by scenic beauty?  The Emerald City is the place for you. 
  • Eugene is a place for the outdoor enthusiast.  With everything from hiking, biking, kayaking, swimming, running and water sports, there is no shortage of things to do outside.  Check out Spencer’s Butte which provides some spectacular views of the city! 
  • The Hult Center for the Performing Arts features all kinds of entertainment including jazz, opera, ballet, the Eugene symphony and choir.  In addition, the center also features a permanent art collection
  • Go shopping at the 5th street market.  Spend an afternoon visiting the shops and enjoy a multitude of international cuisine while local musicians provide live entertainment at the market
  • Sports fanatic?  Eugene is home to the University of Oregon (Mighty Ducks) where you can catch professional, Olympic and collegiate sporting events 
  • Home to very strong and diverse school districts 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Dorothy Reed, dreed@peacehealth.org or call 541.868.3454.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Eugene, OR community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Location: Eugene, OR, Barger Clinic (403)
Job CategoryNP, PA, CNM, CRNA
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time

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Posting Notes: Eugene, OR || NP, PA, CNM, CRNA || Full Time || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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