Post-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) Job in Seattle, Washington

Nurse Practitioner - Post-Acute Care

Teamhealth - Seattle Area Post Acute Care Practice

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Post-Acute Care


Job Description

Are you looking to take back control of your work/life balance with a job that allows you to set your own schedule and work autonomously? Are you passionate about patient care? TeamHealth has the perfect opportunity for you. When you join TeamHealth, you will enjoy autonomy over your practice, an uncapped earning potential, and the opportunity to build a position that matches your ideal lifestyle and career goals.  

TeamHealth is hiring for a nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) to work in a skilled nursing facilities Monday through Friday in the Tacoma, Washington, area. As an advanced practice provider in the skilled nursing facility setting your will experience:
  • A Diverse Patient Population: Skilled nursing facilities provide clinicians with the opportunity to work with a diverse patient population, including individuals recovering from surgery, managing chronic conditions, or in need of rehabilitation. This variety can offer valuable experience in treating a range of medical conditions.
  • An Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Working in a skilled nursing facility allows clinicians to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including nurses, therapists, social workers, and other healthcare professionals. This collaborative environment can enhance patient care by incorporating different perspectives and expertise.
  • Long-Term Relationships: Clinicians in skilled nursing facilities have the opportunity to develop long-term relationships with patients and their families. Building rapport over time can lead to better continuity of care, improved patient outcomes, and a sense of fulfillment in providing ongoing support to individuals in need.
Key Responsibilities:  
  • Perform primary care in a post-acute setting for short term and long-term patients
  • Manage chronic disease, diagnose illnesses and medical conditions, and implement plan of care
  • Order and interpret lab results
  • Prescribe and monitor medications
  • Consult with physicians and coordinate patient care with other healthcare practitioners
  • Educate patients and their caregivers on coping skills to handle chronic and age-related conditions
  • Build relationships with your patients, patients' family members, and facility staff to facilitate effective treatment delivery
  • Promote healthy lifestyle changes
Desired Attributes:
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with the healthcare team
  • Strong work ethic
  • Adaptability and flexibility to address the fluctuations that occur during the aging process and with chronic illness 
  • Empathy, compassion and ability to connect and engage with your senior patients or residents
Requirements:
  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a nurse practitioner in a primary care setting required
  • Post acute care experience a plus, but not required
  • Active and unrestricted Washington NP license required
  • Active and unrestricted Washington DEA required
Compensation and Benefits:
Our compensation is a productivity-based model (Fee for Service) that offers you control to maximize your income potential. Expected compensation is estimated salary range of $118,000/annually and $172,00/annually. This full-time role is benefit eligible.

Full-time clinicians are eligible for an excellent comprehensive benefits package to include 401(k) plan, health, dental and vision insurance, long and short term disability, FSA, group term life insurance, Flex Time bank, and employee assistance program.

If you are looking to take back control of your work/life balance, are passionate about patient care, apply today to be considered for this fantastic role!

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Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

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Hiring Organization


Teamhealth - Seattle Area Post Acute Care Practice
135 S 336TH ST
Seattle, Washington 98003


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