Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is seeking a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner. The position will entail providing specialized age-appropriate individualized consults, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health care for patients from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds, and which reflects the philosophy, goals and objectives of nursing services and YVMH. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently in home settings coordinating care with caregivers and family members, to use teach back skills and other tools to engage the patient and family in goal setting and self-management, to complete a comprehensive/focuses assessment of the patient health condition, symptom management interventions and develop goals in active collaboration with patient’s attending physician, to support difficult decisions for patients/families such as end of life (Palliative Care and Hospice) services and coordinates with the Interdisciplinary team in planning and achieving patient goals involving the patient and family in the care planning process. We offer competitive compensation with comprehensive benefit package including malpractice, CME, Medical/Dental/Vision, LTD, Life/AD&D and more...
Virginia Mason Memorial
As the region’s leading health care provider and Yakima’s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! For more than 60 years, Memorial has provided and responded to the healthcare needs of its community.
Part of the Virginia Mason Health System (virginiamason.org), Yakima-based Virginia Mason Memorial serves Central Washington's Yakima Valley and includes a 226-bed, acute-care, nonprofit, community hospital and many primary care and specialty care practices. Specialty care services include high quality cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.
In Yakima you’ll find 300 days of sunshine each year in a city nestled in a valley surrounded by camel-colored desert hills. You’ll enjoy 4 distinct seasons and endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The Yakima Valley is an excellent place for families boasting outstanding public and private school options. Our central location allows for easy access to the Yakima, Columbia, and Snake Rivers, mountain and lowland lakes, abundant greenways, and scenery you’ll have to see to believe. Downhill and cross country skiing, world-class fly fishing, water sports, mountain biking opportunities and gorgeous hiking trails can all be found within an hour’s drive of Yakima. Should you choose to hit the road, Seattle, Portland, and Spokane are within a three hours’ drive -- close enough to enjoy without having to deal with a grid-locked life.
The region is also known as one of the finest wine-grape growing areas anywhere. Wines from Yakima Valley vineyards have developed an international reputation rivaling Napa Valley. Many of the state’s most prized AVA’s (American Viticultural Area) are located right here. In addition to nearly 100 nearby wineries, the Yakima Valley is a craft beverage mecca with beer, cider and spirits. Drive past orchards and you’ll also see trees heavy with pears, apples, apricots and cherries.
Those are just some of the reasons why we choose to call Yakima “home.” Come discover your reasons!
Experience in Palliative Care, Primary Care or Oncology preferred
Active (or eligible for) WA State ARNP License (with prescriptive authority)
Licensure\Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care within 2 year of hire
Current WA state driver’s license and proof of insurance
For more than 60 years, Memorial has provided and responded to the healthcare needs of its community. Part of the Virginia Mason Health System*, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is a 226-bed, acute-care, nonprofit, community hospital serving Central Washington’s Yakima Valley. Memorial Family of Services includes primary care practices and specialty care services including high-quality cardiac care...; cancer care through North Star Lodge; breast health at `Ohana Mammography Center; acute hospice and respite care at Cottage in the Meadow, winner of the Circle of Life Award from the American Hospital Association for innovative palliative and end-of-life care; pain management at Water’s Edge; an advanced NICU unit, the only place in Central Washington that offers specialty care for at-risk infants; advanced services for children with special health care needs at Children’s Village; and The Memorial Foundation, a separate 501c(3) organization that raises funds for innovative health care programs in the Yakima Valley.
Memorial has built a network of support encompassing primary and specialty health care, and community health education that’s second to none for a city of our size. As the region’s leading health care provider and Yakima’s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima.
*Seattle-based Virginia Mason is a nonprofit regional health care system that includes 336-bed Virginia Mason Hospital; regional medical centers in Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Federal Way, Kirkland, Issaquah and Lynnwood; Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the U.S. designed for people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, which is internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and the Virginia Mason Institute, which trains health care professionals and others from around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative management methodology for continually improving quality, safety and efficiency. Virginia Mason online: www.VirginiaMason.org.