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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
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Full Job Description

Northwest Acute Care Specialists, P.C. (NACS) is an independent emergency medicine and ambulatory care practice group that contracts exclusively with Legacy Health to provide emergency medicine and urgent care professional services.

*Job Summary*The APP is an integral part of the Emergency Medical team and assists the flow and direct care of the patients within the Emergency Department. They can either be a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP).

Our EDs are staffed at all times by a Board-Certified Emergency Physicians. Our APPs are an important member of the Emergency Department team and must have the ability to function efficiently, at times independently without direct supervision, and collectively within the team setting is a must.

NACS APPs are required to comply within their scope of practice, hospital credentials, other laws, regulations, NACS policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University or College
  • Master’s Degree as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider role
  • Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description
  • Ability to manage heavy workload with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work
  • Current licensure as required by specific Advanced Practice Provider governing board(s)
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner or certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Must have a current Oregon and/or Washington NP or PA license prior to start date
  • Registered with Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and authorized to prescribe medications according to the State Board of Medicine

_ Preferred_

  • Previous Emergency Medicine experience as a PA or NP

Position DutiesClinical Activities

  • Assessing and treating urgent care and emergency care patients. Collaborate with other members of the team on patient care in a timely manner
  • Diagnosing and prescribing therapy based on assessments and patient-provided subjective data
  • Routing patient to higher level of care as appropriate

Administrative Activities

  • Assistance in decreasing cost through the development and use of protocols and practice guidelines

Other Activities

  • Participating in Emergency Department quality assurance activities
  • Enhancement of cost effectiveness and quality of care
  • Increase patient satisfaction indicated by an improvement in satisfaction scores

Diversity & Equal Employer Opportunity StatementNorthwest Acute Care Specialist is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Northwest Acute Care Specialist values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds, abilities, cultures, orientations, identities, and communities.

*Full-Time Benefits*Health InsuranceDental Insurance401(K)Paid Time OffDisability InsuranceLife Insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $95.00 – $105.00 per hour