Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Pediatric Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner

    Job Locations US-OR-Salem
    Requisition ID 2019-2863
    # of Openings
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
    4 months ago(4/30/2019 4:27 PM)
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Nurse Practitioner
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.


    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 


    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.


    The Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine team, comprised of 6 full time physicians, is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our established hospital-based program. The Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine team is a critical part of our unit culture overseeing the safety of hospitalized children and newborns with 3400 births per year at Salem Health.


    The Nurse Practitioner will serve as the second person on shift, assisting the physician with newborn admits, progress notes, and discharges. Additional responsibilities include participating in QA work, partnering with physicians, collecting data, chart reviews, nursing education – all to support program growth.

    • Access to Telemedicine through Oregon Health and Sciences University.
    • Two nearby children’s hospitals that accept transports.
    • Excellent relationships with community practitioners.


    Salem Health Women & Children’s Services Division includes:

    • 10 bed Pediatric Unit which provides inpatient and outpatient services
    • 26 bed Mother Baby Unit
    • 19 bed Labor & Delivery Unit (12 labor and 7 antepartum beds) with 2 operating rooms
    • 27 bed level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit


    Program Awards:

    • Achieved five year Baby-Friendly Hospital Designation
    • Awarded “best place in the Mid-Valley to have a baby” for six years running



    • Growing medical group that has doubled in size in two years
    • Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
    • Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country - 2016 Wine Region of the Year! - 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 the City of Portland


    The successful candidate will have a strong sense of independence, excellent communication skills, detail-minded chart analysis skills, comfort in caring for both sick and intermediate level newborns, interest in QA and continuing education focused on professional development.

    • Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse licensure and certification as a Nurse Practitioner through the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
    • Completion of a Pediatric or Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program recognized by the Oregon Board of Nursing.
    • At least 12-months relevant NP experience in a hospital setting, within the expanded specialty area within the past three (3) years.
    • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or an equivalent Medicare/Medicaid approved certifying body, or be actively seeking certification and obtain the same in the specialty area requested within two (2) years of privileges being granted at Salem Health.
    • Current DEA certification.


    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.


    Salem Health 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, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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