The Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties are seeking a licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join the primary care team.
If you have a passion for preventive, team-based care and a desire to make a positive impact in your community, apply today! Job Summary
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners provide high quality, comprehensive medical care and treatment to a diverse safety-net patient population in a patient-centered, team-based model with an emphasis on the prevention of disease, promotion of health, and management of chronic disease. The clinical team includes certified medical assistants, RN care coordinators, clinical pharmacists, health navigators, and behavioral health consultants.
To allow the time to deliver high quality care to patients with complex needs, our practitioners manage panels between 700 and 1,200 patients and see about 14 patients per day. After-hours call is shared among the full primary care group and supported by a nurse triage line that manages the vast majority of after-hours requests. Our providers have the option of teaching medical residents from several organizations as well as medical students from the local medical school. Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties (CHC)
The CHC opened as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in 2004. It is the medical home for over 9,000 patients across six clinics and two counties. Our clinics are located in (click on the the link to learn more about each city):
- Corvallis, OR
- Monroe, OR
- Alsea, OR
- Lebanon, OR
- Sweet Home, OR
The CHC provides physical, behavioral, dental care, and medical treatment for substance use disorders. The CHC works closely with Benton County Public Health, County Mental Health programs, and school districts at our two school-based sites.
The CHC utilizes the clinical team to support patients in accessing health. We are committed to improving health outcomes through a medical home model with a strong focus on prevention and disease management. The CHC sites are all Patient Center Primary Care Home (PCPCH) certified at a high level. Our organization serves communities with Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) ratings between 10 and 13 (https://data.hrsa.gov/tools/shortage-area/hpsa-find
) and qualifies for National Health Scholars, National Health Service Corps and other Loan Repayment Programs.Click here
for a complete list of the duties, responsibilities and physical requirements of this position.
Please apply now if you are interested. The announcement could close at any time.
The strength our organization lies in the diversity of our workforce and the perspectives our employees bring to their work at Benton County. We encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA community members.
Minimum Qualifications The following minimum qualifications are required for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner:
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Special Requirements:
- Master of Science in Nursing degree; AND
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) License
The Ideal Candidate:
- Valid Oregon Driver’s License. This position requires driving and may require use of a personal vehicle.
- Successfully pass a background check.
- Benton County requires all Health Services and Clinic employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer.
Your Total Compensation/Benefits
- Aligned with our Mission, Vision, and Values: Click here to read
- Two (2) years of Nurse Practitioner experience in primary care.
- Passionate about primary care, perhaps with additional interests which align with our model of care (i.e. MAT, Transgender, Veterans, agricultural workers, houseless)
- Excited about the PCPCH team-based model of care where the patient, NOT the provider, is the center of the world and values skills brought by a variety of team members
- Familiar with and follows USPSTF guidelines and recommendations as well as CDC vaccine guidelines for all patients
- Adaptable to change when evidence based
- Comfortable working with patients with English as a second language, and other social influences on health
- Completes charts in a timely manner
Questions regarding this position can be directed to
- Annual salary range of $103,334.4 - $149,450.
- Rewarding work in a productive, innovative, and creative environment.
- Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
- Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; and a great work-life balance.
- Advancement and learning opportunities that will help grow your career with Benton County.
- Employer-paid (high deductible) medical plan with additional options for an HSA or HRA account.
- The County funds up to $1,400 for the HSA or HRA account.
- Choose between two dental group plans – MODA or Willamette Dental Plan.
- The Vision plan is embedded in the medical plans.
- Employer paid Life and AD&D insurance coverage, plus optional supplemental available for employee/spouse.
- Employer paid Long Term Disability coverage
- Employer paid retirement contribution towards Oregon PERS
- Deferred Compensation 457b Plan with employer contribution and optional employee contribution
- Live, work, and play in Corvallis, Oregon
Dr. Kenneth Carlson, Medical Director
Benton County Health Center
Telephone: (541) 766-6871 email@example.com Working & Living in Benton County
Benton County (pop. 93,053; 679 sq. mi.) is in the middle of the Willamette Valley, with Corvallis (pop. 61,027) as the county seat. Established in 1847, nearly 12 years before Oregon became a state in 1859, the county is the state’s fourth smallest in terms of area and medium-sized with respect to population. Corvallis is home to Oregon State University (OSU), the city’s largest employer. Most of the rest of the county is farm and forest land, reflecting a much treasured rural heritage.
The quality of life here is very high, a perfect blend of rural, urban, and small town living, with unlimited access to Oregon’s coveted outdoor lifestyle. Corvallis is dynamic, safe, and friendly, a thriving college town with many cultural offerings. Portland’s world-class urban amenities, major sports venues, and Portland International Airport are 90 minutes to the north, and Eugene and its airport are less than an hour south.
The area offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities year-round, with easy access to the mountains, ocean, rivers, streams, and wilderness. The Oregon Coast is an hour away. Corvallis is a gold-level Bike Friendly Community with bike lanes on 98 percent of the collector and arterial roadways and eighteen miles of multi-use paths. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks Benton County as one of the top three healthiest counties in Oregon. To learn more about Benton County, please visit https://www.co.benton.or.us. How to Apply
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Benton County is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity, fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. Helpful links and contact information
- This is a FLSA exempt position.
- This position is represented by the Oregon Nurses Association.
- Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
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- Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans’ preference please be sure to attach your DD214 or Disability letter from the VA.
- Benton County does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. Benton County will review these documents to confirm that you are authorized to work in the United States.
- If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, please contact the Benton County Human Resources Department by calling 541-766-6081.
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