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Nurse Practitioner - Internal Medicine Job

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
Type Full time Posted 4/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/1/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Bellingham Referral - n/a -    

Nurse Practitioner - Internal Medicine Job

Date:Jun 13, 2014

Location:Bellingham, WA, US


Req ID:25542

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., 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 nine 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. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Internal Medicine 4545 Cordata (4100)

Excellent, full-time opportunity for an Nurse Practitioner to join Internal Medicine at PeaceHealth Medical Group in Bellingham, Washington. This opportunity is 100% outpatient.


About PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

St. Joseph Hospital is a 253-bed, two-campus medical center and Level II Trauma Center in Bellingham. As Whatcom County's only hospital, St. Joseph Hospital provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient services including: 24-hour emergency and trauma care neurosurgery, total joint replacement, The Cardiovascular Center and the Community Cancer Center.


About Bellingham, WA

Bellingham, a scenic waterfront community offering recreation opportunities including hiking, sailing, kayaking and more, as well as a vibrant arts district and excellent education opportunities, is located 1.5 hours north of Seattle, and an hour south of Vancouver, BC. Bellingham is rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines.


Essential Functions

  • Effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues of the population in the practice while administering quality patient care.
  • Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
  • Gives directions to nursing and other staff.
  • Prescribes medications and treatments and ongoing medication management.  Orders lab and diagnostic tests when appropriate and interprets test results.
  • Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.


  • Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.  Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals and consultations according to established standards.
  • Analyzes new knowledge gained from conferences, workshops, professional literature, or “hands-on training” and assimilates this knowledge into clinical practice.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Interpersonal Behavior:

Demonstrates a caring, respectful and compassionate attitude towards all people.

' Takes responsibility for personal and technical growth.

' Takes initiative to meet the challenges within the environment.

' Oriented toward solutions through collaboration.

' Honest and ethical

' Genuine concern for others

' Manage own time and be respectful of the time of others

Location:  Bellingham, WA
Job Category:  NP, PA, CNM, CRNA
Shift:  Day
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. 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.

Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || NP, PA, CNM, CRNA || Full Time || INTERNAL MED SVCS 

Nearest Major Market:Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market:Everett
Job Segment:Neurology, Internal Medicine, Physician, Nursing, Medical, Healthcare