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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Adult Hospitalist - Salem, Oregon

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics
Salem, Oregon
Top paying employer in Oregon! 10 minutes or less to apply directly!
Closing date
Sep 6, 2024

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Hospital Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Accepts J1/H1 Visas
Organization Type
Hospital / Medical Center
Employment Type

Pioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering market-leading pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able to effect change in the organization to solve problems and drive continuous improvement.

We are looking for providers who exemplify Salem Health’s five core values of Excellence, Caring, Teamwork, Accountability & Integrity. We believe in Respect for People and have a commitment to a culture of healing and caring among health care staff and providers. No patient, employee or provider harm is acceptable to us.

Your Role With Us:

Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics is seeking a full-time Adult Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to support the growth of our Discharge Ready Unit (DRU). You’ll enjoy a 7 on/7 off work schedule with 12-hour shifts (7a-7p), where you can expect to be rounding on patients along with handling some discharges and internal transfers. The APPs in the DRU are surrounded by a robust support team including RNs, LPNs and CNAs. You will not have to run codes or take on any procedure/vent-management responsibilities, as we have a closed ICU, excellent rapid response team, and collaborative ER colleagues.


Nurse Practitioner:

  • Possess a master’s degree or higher in Nursing, or in a field deemed to be equivalent by the Oregon Board of Nursing.
  • Have satisfactorily completed a Nurse Practitioner Program recognized by the Oregon Board of Nursing.
  • Hold a current, unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the State of Oregon.
  • Hold a current, unencumbered Certificate as a Nurse Practitioner through the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
  • Hold valid, unencumbered NP national certification issued by a nationally accrediting body.
  • Hold DEA certification.
  • Have at least 12-months relevant NP experience in a hospital setting, within the expanded specialty area within the past three (3) years.
  • If the Nurse Practitioner does not have the relevant hospital experience and cannot otherwise document current competency, a monitoring plan may be required.
  • Hold current American Heart Association ACLS certification.

Physician Assistant:

  • Graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessors, e.g., CAHEA, CAAHEP.
  • At least 12 months relevant experience as a Physician Assistant caring for inpatients during the past three (3) years, required.
  • If the Physician Assistant does not have the relevant hospital experience and cannot otherwise document current competency, a monitoring plan may be required.
  • Successful completion of the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE)
  • Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Current PA license in good standing issued by the Oregon Medical Board (OMB).
  • Current DEA registration.

Total Rewards Offerings:  

  • Up to $15,000 start bonus
  • Up to $30,000 student loan repayment
  • Relocation Assistance
  • $4,000 annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance
  • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans; Life insurance; Short and long-term disability
  • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
  • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

Why Salem Health?

  • Not-for-profit hospital, licensed for 644 acute-care beds
  • Largest private employer in the state of Oregon
  • Level II trauma center and Life Flight hub
  • Busiest emergency department on the West Coast
  • Magnet® designation
  • Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
  • Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country in the beautiful Willamette Valley
  • 1-hour drive to the Pacific Ocean, 1.5-hour drive to Mt. Hood, and a 45-minute drive to Portland

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact physician recruitment.

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