Sea Mar Community Health Centers Family Nurse Practitioner in Lakewood, Washington
Sea Mar Community Health Centers was founded in 1978 with a single clinic in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle. Today, Sea Mar is Washington’s largest provider of community-based, comprehensive health care with over 38 medical clinics along the Puget Sound. We are looking for mission driven providers dedicated to serving underserved and diverse communities.
We are looking for a mission driven Nurse Practitioner dedicated to serving underserved and diverse communities. As a Nurse Practitioner you will provide primary medical care services to patients of Sea Mar Community Health Centers in accordance with training, experience, certification, insurance and licensure in a manner consistent with guidelines established in the principles of practice at Sea Mar and its mission statement. As a Nurse Practitioner you will be part of a care team working to provide quality comprehensive services to Sea Mar patients as well as work collaboratively with staff to provide team-based coordinated care.
Responsibilities and Duties
The nurse practitioner (NP) is part of a care team working to provide quality comprehensive services to Sea Mar patients. The NP will work collaboratively with staff to provide team-based coordinated care.
The NP provides primary medical care services to patients of Sea Mar Community Health Centers in accordance with training, experience, certification, insurance and licensure in a manner consistent with guidelines established in the principles of practice at Sea Mar and its mission statement.
The NP may refer patients to medical specialists or other sources of service when necessary.
The NP prescribes and/or dispenses required medication to patients according to the individual prescriptive authority granted by the Washington State Board.
The NP participates in preventive health programs such as immunization, disease detection and disease prevention activities. This includes education programs for patients and community groups in the service areas with the approval of the Medical Director and/or Health Center Administrator.
The NP is expected to participate in clinical affairs, working with administrative personnel, the Medical Director and the Chief Medical Officer to improve the patient care experience.
The NP assures accurate and timely completion of all clinical records; completion of paperwork in a team-based approach and necessary paperwork for patient care.
Monday thru Friday (flexible FTE)
8 hour work shifts
In-person direct patient care
Qualifications and Skills
Master’s Degree, certified ARNP, licensed in the State of Washington
Successful completion of an accredited Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Program (ARNP). Certified by the appropriate Nursing Certification Board (PNCB, FPNCB).
A current DEA certificate
Uphold all current vaccine requirements for employment
minimum of 2 years of experience
prior experience in community health is preferred
Bilingual ability in English and Spanish is preferred but not required
Benefits and Perks
1 medical assistant per provider
Robust ancillary staff
Employer paid Life Insurance
Generous paid time off
Annual CME allowance and paid time off
3 month on-boarding and ramp-up period
Occurrence based malpractice insurance including tail coverage
Comprehensive benefits package including dental, medical and vision (insurance premium 100% covered)
Loan repayment options (all sites have a minimum HPSA score of at least 19)
Opportunity to work with a diverse and friendly team of compassionate mission driven providers!
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