• NP/PA: Spine care

    Job Location(s) US-ID-Meridian
    Advanced Practice Provider
    3956-SL SPINE CARE
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    St. Luke's Clinic - Spine Care is currently seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in our walk-in Spine Care Clinic in MeridianAbout 80% of Americans will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, and 20% of these people will develop chronic pain within the first year if not treated appropriately. Currently, Idaho ranks 3rd for spinal surgery per capita. In 2016, The Center for Spine Wellness chose to align itself closer to the system by changing its name to St. Luke's Clinic - Spine Care (SLSC). SLSC allows patient costs to be minimal, while still receiving the highest level evaluation of back pain. 


    This position would allow St. Luke's Spine Care to expand the hours and access for patients. We currently have two other full-time Physician Assistants in the clinic, and three part-time Physicians. We are preferrably looking for candidates who have experience working within an Ortho and/or Neuro setting.


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    The city of Meridian is a suburb of Boise located approximately 10 miles from downtown Boise.  Meridian is a premier place to live and work with just under 90,000 residents.  This clean and attractive city is framed by mountains and has a pleasant mild, 4-season climate and excellent commerce. The city offers a wide selection of nearby recreational activities such as skiing, 130 miles of hiking trails and 25 miles of paths which link 850 acres of parks.  Meridian offers premier shopping, dining and entertainment. 



    • Graduation from an accredited school with a minimum of a Master’s Degree and certification, as required by the specialty, as well as eligibility to obtain licensure from Idaho to practice as a Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner.
    • Must obtain and maintain unrestricted prescriptive authority, DEA, and controlled substance licenses.
    • Excellent communication skills to include oral and written comprehension/expression.
    • Ability to manage a fast-paced, busy clinical environment related to changing patient needs, including work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes.
    • Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values (e.g., efficiency & financial responsibility, safety, partnership & service, teamwork, compassion, integrity, and trust & respect).


    WHY ST. LUKE'S? 

    St. Luke’s is Idaho’s largest employer and most awarded health system, with a medical staff of over 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. Made up of eight hospitals around Idaho, we are proud to be the only locally owned and operated, physician-led, not-for-profit health system in the state. St. Luke’s has been awarded as one of the Top 15 Health Systems in the country for the fifth consecutive year, designated by IBM Watson Health. We are committed to providing high quality patient care and positively impacting the lives of those in our community. St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and a superior healthcare organization.


    For more information, contact Whitney Clark, recruiter at clarkw@slhs.org. 



    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer 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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