Nurse Practitioner - Rheumatology

Baker City, OR 97814

Specialty Rheumatology
Profession Nurse Practitioner

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Baker City and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a clinic based practice located in rural Baker City, Oregon.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group (SAMG) is a 360+ provider multispecialty group practice seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant who is committed to a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care and willing to support a growing Rheumatology Practice in Baker City, Oregon, as part of a dedicated Rheumatology Practice program within a multi-specialty medical group and medical office framework.

Responsibilities for this opportunity include clinical management of the Rheumatology Practice health services patients in tandem with and under the direction of the employed Rheumatologist. This involves direct management of the patient, which may include, but is not limited to the following procedures and services: exams, acute illness, injections and chronic disease management, et al. The provider will also ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility and request timely consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.

The clinic schedule for this opportunity includes scheduled days during the work week Monday through Friday, with no less than 36 hours of scheduled patient contact time. In addition to scheduled clinic visits, this position may require scheduled patient education sessions that may take place outside of typical work days and/or hours.

Requirements for this opportunity include completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program, Oregon licensure and valid controlled substance registration with Oregon Board of Pharmacy and DEA.

The qualified candidate will exude passion about health issues and demonstrate evidence of comprehensive assessment skills, expert clinical skills and problem solving abilities. The provider must hold a valid controlled substance registration with both the Oregon Board of Pharmacy and the DEA. The desirable candidate will also have prior healthcare experience in a clinic setting, or residency program.

SAMC - Baker City utilizes NexGen electronic health record (EHR), therefore experience with electronic health records is also advantageous.

Saint Alphonsus Health System Values, Mission and Vision

We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. We at SAHS serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.

Unified by our faith-based mission, SAHS will:

  • Provide healing and hope, close to home
  • Help our communities grow and thrive
  • Be a trusted partner for life
  • Deliver value in everything we do

Saint Alphonsus Health System Guiding Behaviors

As a Catholic Health Care Services provider, Saint Alphonsus has a cultural expectation that all providers deliver care in accordance with the USCCB Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

Saint Alphonsus greatly values the input and leadership of our providers and encourages each provider to actively participate in department meetings, SAMG Leadership Council and in matters of practice/service line development.

As continuous learners, we also encourage and promote ongoing continuing medical education (CME) activities for our providers and will financially support your CME endeavors. Additionally, as part of our shared vision to become a trusted health partner for life, we strive to continuously increase patient satisfaction and loyalty.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to be part of the Saint Alphonsus Medical Group and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City.


An excellent compensation and benefits package is available.