Nurse Practitioner – Physician Assistant – Endocrinology – Medford – Oregon

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THE OPPORTUNITY: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Endocrinology
THE LOCATION: Medford, Oregon

Ready for a change?  We have an excellent, full time opportunity available for an experienced nurse practitioner or physician assistant to join our endocrinology team in beautiful, Medford, Oregon.  You will be specializing in endocrinology and diabetes management and the majority of patients you will see will have type 1 and type 2 diabetes.  You will be managing patients on insulin pumps and multi dose insulin injections and you will be trouble shooting continuous glucose sensors.  A smaller percentage of established patients with non-diabetic endocrine conditions will also be seen such as hypothyroidism and osteoporosis. You will be working at an ambulatory clinic, mostly consultative with no inpatient responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

-Graduate from an accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program

-At least one year of endocrinology experience is required

Current and unrestricted Oregon PA or NP license (or eligible)

-Basic Life Support (BLS) certified from American Heart Association

-Must obtain and maintain medical staff membership and appropriate privileges

-Eligible as a provider for Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal health programs

-Provider shall meet all qualifications to participate in hospital’s programs for professional malpractice and other liability coverage.

THE LOCATION:

-Medford is located in southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley between Oregon’s Willamette Valley and California’s Central Valley.

-The mild winters and warm dry summers create an ideal climate for the Harry and David pear orchards and a burgeoning wine economy, featuring over 60 wineries.

-Popular features of the region include the internationally acclaimed Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Britt Music Festival, Crater Lake National Park, the Redwoods and Mount Shasta.

-The proximity to the mountains and rivers means accessible and ample hiking, cross country skiing, show shoeing, downhill skiing, white water rafting and kayaking and fly fishing for salmon and steelhead trout.

-A short drive to the coast provides access to the pristine beaches of Oregon and Northern California.

-Southern Oregon University is in Ashland and the public schools in Ashland and St. Mary’s School in Medford (college prep school, winners of the Oregon Cup, World Championship robotics teams) are excellent.

-A regional airport and location on I-5 means cities like Ashland, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Denver are either a drive or flight away.

To apply for this job email your details to sjohnson@hcsoa.com