Washington State DSHS Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in Shoreline, Washington


The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is seeking a talented, passionate, and patient-oriented Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner(ARNP) who enjoys delivering high quality care to our patients. You will be a vital member of a dynamic interdisciplinary team consisting of the Medical Director, Physicians and Consultants who deliver medical care to our clients with development disabilities at Fircrest Residential Habilitation Center (RHC) located in Shoreline, Washington.

I don't need to tell you that patients with developmental disabilities need a lot more compassion and patience. Fircrest is our patient's home and you will become part of their family. If you are willing to bring heart, passion and knowledge to this job, then we'd love to hear from you! We can offer you a career that provides you with a wonderful work/life balance, job satisfaction, job security, promotional opportunities, AND you will become part of an amazing team...


What will you be doing?

Although every day might be a little different, your routing duties include:

  • Provide medical care to clients with developmental disabilities.
  • Examine patients annually, upon admission, discharge for physical and mental illness.
  • Make regular rounds on units to perform physical examinations.
  • Diagnose and review health of clients.
  • Administer medical treatment for acute and chronic medical problems.
  • Refer clients who require specific diagnostic services to a medical specialist at the RHC, to another medical facility or hospital.
  • Order and analyze x-rays, other diagnostic studies, and laboratory tests.
  • Prescribe medication and recommend therapy as indicated.
  • Assist with investigations and administrative reviews. Qualifications

Who we are looking for:

Applicants who have a Washington State license to practice as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and a Master's degree in a related field as well as one year of experience in the medical field.

We would like to hire someone who is willing and ready to interact with patients who have behavioral, emotional, psychiatric, social, medical, and/or correctional problems, and who may exhibit inappropriate non-compliant and/or aggressive behavior.

Supplemental Information

Salary and other information

Salary for this position: Competitive base salary to $100,704 (DOQ) annually

The Core Hours are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday with Saturday and Sunday as regularly scheduled days off.

To be considered for this position, please send your Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Recruiter David Ozment at david.ozment@dshs.wa.gov, no later than October 31, 2016.

This recruitment will be ongoing until an applicant is selected. The first review of applications will begin seven days after the opening date of this posting. The hiring authority has the right to make a decision at any point during the process after the first seven days. It is in the applicant's best interest to apply as soon as possible.

To learn more about us and how our staff make a difference in transforming lives, please visit Fircrest Residential Habilitation Center online.

We offer generous benefits, including medical, dental, vision, retirement and deferred compensation plans, life insurance and paid vacation and holidays. See the Benefits Tab for more details

Ensuring safety to the people we serve is number one. Applicants considered for this position and other positions with DSHS, require a background check. The successful candidate will be required to undergo regular tuberculosis screening. You will be required to comply with union shop requirements. This position has been designed as emergent under the DSHS Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.

The Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer. Persons requiring assistance in the application process on this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

If you have questions about job 05452, please contact David Ozment at david.ozment@dshs.wa.gov or (360) 725-5843.

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Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-05452 XH07

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Closing: 10/31/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $5,343.00 - $8,758.00 Monthly

Location: King County - Shoreline, WA