Nurse Practitioner - Pain Management in Lakewood, WA
ARNP - Pain Management Clinic
CHI Franciscan Health System/Franciscan Medical Group is actively recruiting an ARNP to join the Pain Management team. The chronic pain management program is broad based, integrating care services that facilitate interdisciplinary care and patient satisfaction. This includes strict drug screening programs, analgesic mediation, interventional pain procedures, rehabilitation therapy, psychological therapy and alternative medicine.
Performs patient assessment/data collection, interprets findings and formulates treatment plans. Collaborates in the development and implementation of plan of care based on patient needs throughout patient’s course of care. Identifies and implements strategies to meet the educational needs of the patient.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.
Education/Experience: Completion of Advance Registered Nurse Practitioner program. Experience in modern pain management techniques, developing and managing a chronic pain management service line.
License/Certification: WA state license and Board Certified at start of employment
- One of the largest health systems in Washington State
- 8 acute care hospitals - more than 1,000 acute care beds
Our Health Systems includes
- More than 100 primary and specialty care clinics - all connected to EPIC
- More than 700 employment physicians and APCs providing in-patient, primary care, heart and vascular services, orthopedics and sports medicine, neurosciences and women's care. In-home and in-patient hospice and palliative services, same day surgery centers, dialysis centers, occupational health and physical medicine clinics
CHI Franciscan's mission focuses on creating healthier communities, including caring for the poor and under served. Visit our website to learn more about CHI Franciscan or contact Lauren Burlison, Provider Recruiter.
CHI Franciscan Health is a nonprofit health system based in Tacoma, Washington with $2.6 billion in net revenue and a team of nearly 12,000 doctors, nurses and staff that provide expert, compassionate medical care at eight acute care hospitals and approximately 200 primary and specialty care clinics in Pierce, King and Kitsap counties. This includes St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor; St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood; St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw; St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way; St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma; Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton and Silverdale; Highline Medical Center, Burien; and Regional Hospital, Burien.
Started in 1891 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, today CHI Franciscan Health is one of the largest health systems in Washington state. The system spans more than 1,100 acute care beds, a credentialed medical staff of more than 1,500 including more than 800 employed physicians providing specialties in cardiovascular care, cancer care, orthopedics and sports medicine, neurosciences and women’s care. CHI Franciscan’s mission focuses on creating healthier communities, including caring for the poor and underserved. In 2015, the organization provided $141 million in community benefit, including $10 million in charity care.
Clear views of Mount Rainier and the beautiful waters of Puget Sound offer a dramatic backdrop for life in Tacoma. As Washington’s third-largest city, Tacoma continues to grow as an economic and cultural core of Pierce County.
Tacoma is located just 35 miles south of Seattle. It offers all the advantages of a major metropolitan area while living in a mid-size city with easy access to some of the finest outdoor recreational areas.
Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health are combining to form a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities. With no geographic overlap in hospital service areas, the combination brings together two leading health systems, allowing the organizations to expand their mission of service and create a healthier future for people and communities across 28 states.
The new health system will build a stronger operational and financial foundation to expand access to quality care, build upon complementary resources and capabilities, and reinvest in critical areas to accelerate improvements in care delivery that promote the shift from sick-care to well-care.
We will continue building upon our shared healing ministry of providing quality health care for all people with compassion. With strong leadership, sound strategic direction, commitment to ministry, and thoughtful stewardship, the new system will be positioned to create a healthier future for our people and communities.
Who is Dignity Health?
Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health care system, is a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians and 63,000 employees. The faith-based organization was formed in 1986 when two congregations of the Sisters of Mercy joined their ten hospitals together to form Catholic Healthcare West. Six congregations of women religious now sponsor the organization under the name Dignity Health, which now includes over 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health’s mission is to emphasize providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to those who are poor and underserved, in partnership with the communities it serves. In fiscal year (FY17), Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs.
Who is Catholic Health Initiatives?
Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities. One of the largest health systems in the nation, Englewood, Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives operates in 17 states with 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; nursing colleges; home health agencies; senior living communities; and other facilities and services. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, Catholic Health Initiatives provided $2.1 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.
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