Family Practice Physician or NP/PA – St. Vincent de Paul, (.2 FTE) – Neighborcare Health – Seattle, WA

This role will work Tuesdays. Additional premium for language skills for this clinic location.

Purpose

The Medical Provider ensures appropriate comprehensive health care to support the clinical care team in achieving Neighborcare’s goals for quality care, productivity and patient satisfaction. Perform independent clinical activities, and collaborate with physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants when appropriate to achieve quality patient care. Work in partnership and joint accountability with other lead team members to achieve Neighborcare’s Mission and Guiding Principles and goals.

EDI Vision
We are committed to becoming a fully inclusive, anti-racist multicultural organization whose heart is healing and equitable health care.

EDI Mission
To purposefully identify, address, and dismantle supremacist policies and practices, heal the damage they cause, and remove the barriers to achieving equity for our staff and patients.

  • We are resolved to develop training, clear directives to ensure that we are accountable for achieving established EDI goals, and solicit community solutions to ensure the health and healing of everyone who enters our buildings.
  • We will center the voices of people of color in the conversation. When such remedies and structures are not in place, we will create them and refine them as needed.
  • We acknowledge the deadly impact of racism and white supremacy in the fabric of our institutions, society and nation.
  • We believe that our active, public commitment to racial justice and health equity must be reflected in the life and culture of the organization through our policies, business practices, health care delivery, communication, and leadership structures. The results will manifest in improve health for our patients, greater inclusion, and improved work experience for our staff.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with patients, clients, staff, and community partners to identify and address the ways that systemic racism and other forms of compounding bias are root causes of disparities in clinical/mental health and homelessness in Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color and other communities that have experienced historical and structural oppression.
  • Provide patient centered preventative care, as well as diagnoses and treatment of acute and chronic conditions
  • Identify the need for referrals and provide overall care coordination in a team-based setting; assure accurate and timely completion of all clinical records; Completion of paperwork in a team-based approach
  • Completing necessary paperwork for patient care. Such as, prior authorizations and communications with outside specialists
  • Timely response to communications and test results; Provide feedback to appropriate teams and/or individuals when necessary

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program
  • Active ARNP or Physician Assistant license by WA State DOH
  • Board certified, Current BLS certification
  • DEA
  • Unless ineligible, a Buprenorphine Waiver as a requirement for all medical providers with a DEA license (except School-Based Health Center providers). Providers without this waiver will be required to sign up for this waiver after hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Buprenorphine waiver
  • Contraceptive Implant Certification
  • 2 years
  • Prior clinical practice experience in community health, FHQC, family practice
  • Bilingual skills

Our Mission

The mission of Neighborcare Health is to provide comprehensive health care to families and individuals who have difficulty accessing care; respond with sensitivity to the needs of our culturally diverse patients; and advocate and work with others to improve the overall health status of the communities we serve.

About our Service Commitments
Our service commitments were created by staff members, leaders, board members and patients. We use these as a guide and expectation for how we treat our patients and each other. You may learn more about our service commitments here, https://neighborcare.org/about-us/service-commitments/

  • Servicing patients
  • Serving each other
  • A warm welcome
  • Caring
  • Respect
  • Working together
  • Trusting Relationship

About us

For 50 years, Neighborcare Health has been caring for our neighbors with essential medical and dental care, counseling, outreach, health education and more in Seattle, Vashon, and our newest dental clinic in Olympia! Our purpose is to improve health by engaging, educating, and empowering people in the communities we serve. We are looking to hire the best talent to support our culturally diverse workplace and community.

Union: Yes

Full job description will be provided during the interview process.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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