Advanced Practice Provider

Oregon Lung Specialists, a private practice pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine group is seeking APP’s to join their established and growing intensivist team. The operational success of this established 24/7 intensivist program has created the need for expanded services and increased manpower.

Model

This established group consists of 13 physicians, 2 advanced practice providers, and 2 hospitalists, provide pulmonary, critical and sleep medicine services at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend, a 400-bed regional Medical Center/Level II trauma center.

The intensivist team provides 24/7 Intensivist Services for 46-beds in a 12-bed medical ICU, 22-bed surgical ICU, and 12-bed intermediate care unit.

The day ICU shift is from 8 am to 8 pm, with coverage provided by three intensivists and 3 APP and is supported by an on-call pulmonary/critical care physician.

The night shift is from 8 pm to 8 am, staffed by two intensivist and an on-call pulmonary/critical care physician.

Schedule

The current plan is to have three to four APP’s who will cover the ICU’s with the intensivist physicians. Each APP would work blocks of 7 days 26 weeks a year covering the ICU from 8 am to 8 pm, 3 pm to midnight and 8 pm to 8 am.

Qualifications

Physician Assistant (PA)
Qualified PA candidates will be board certified, have an active Oregon license, have completed an accredited PA training program and have experience working in an ICU setting.

Advanced Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)
Qualified ACNP candidates will have an active RN license and prescriptive privileges in the state of Oregon, a Masters Degree in Nursing, have completed an accredited ACNP training program, and have experience working in an ICU setting.

Facilities

Sacred Heart Medical Center is a 400-bed regional Medical Center/Level II trauma center, and is part of PeaceHealth, a 9-hospital system. Sacred Heart employs approximately 2,000 people and serves an 8-county region. The facility features 24/7 intensivist coverage for 46 total medical/surgical ICU beds, inpatient pulmonary medicine, and a sleep lab. Additional medical services include a heart and vascular institute, a cardiac rehabilitation unit, a surgery department that sees approximately 17,000 cases annually, a Level II Emergency Department (appx. 50,000 annual patients), imaging services (CT, MRI, CR, ultrasound), a sports rehabilitation clinic, and stroke services.

Location

Springfield, Oregon is a community located in West-Central Oregon and is part of the greater Eugene-Springfield metropolitan area, the third largest metropolitan area in the state. Historically a natural resource-dependent region, Springfield is now a major provider of healthcare services. The city of Eugene, nicknamed “The Emerald City,” is known for its extensive arts community and outdoor recreation. The region also features affordable housing and highly ranked public school systems. By car, the region is accessible via the I-5 corridor from the North and South; and Oregon Route 126 from the East and West. The area is served by the Eugene Airport, which offers daily service to and from most major destinations in the Western U.S.

Compensation

The APP’s will be employed by the private practice group. Salary is guaranteed and is based on a competitive per-shift rate. Employment is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, malpractice, CME allowance.

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