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Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Sweet Home, OR

Community Health Centers of Benton & Linn Counties


Sweet Home, OR

January 19, 2018

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Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Salary $86,112.00 - $107,640.00 Annually
Location Sweet Home Clinic, OR
Job Type Permanent Full-time (01)
Department Community Health Centers
Job Number 18-002
Closing Continuous
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME


Position Summary

Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties are seeking a dedicated, highly motivated provider to join their 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!

POSITION SUMMARY This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the development of a fully integrated primary care home in Sweet Home, Oregon. Become part of a multi-disciplinary team providing patient centered primary care in an integrated model of service delivery. CHC is a growing Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with clinic sites in Corvallis, Monroe, Alsea, and Lebanon, Oregon. This position is for a new site in Sweet Home. The applicant must have a strong interest in working with diverse populations. Bilingual English/Spanish applicants are encouraged to apply. Regular clinic hours are 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday – Friday and select evening hours until 8 PM. Successful applicant is required to pass a background investigation with hiring contingent on passing the investigation. This position is open until filled.


The Health Center opened as an FQHC in 2004 and is the medical home for over 9,500 patients. It serves a patient population that is diverse in age, ethnicity, and socio-economic status. The Health Center provides medical care, dental, mental health and addiction services. Services are culturally and linguistically appropriate. CHC accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance. A sliding fee scale is available for people without insurance.


The Health Center focuses on identifying barriers in accessing health care and reaches out to vulnerable populations. The Health Center is committed to improving health outcomes through a medical home model with a strong focus on prevention and chronic disease management. CHC utilizes Patient Centered Care Teams and the Chronic Care Model supporting the use of evidence-based protocols and engaging patients in establishing self-care goals. Continuity of care is emphasized by establishing patient panels and designing a team that assists patients to access both internal programs and community services. CHC is actively involved in developing an innovative model of care that supports integration of primary care, mental health, oral health, and public health. The Health Center is accredited as a Patient-Centered Primary Care Home at Tier 3 by the Oregon Health Authority.


Sweet Home offers a unique and livable location for people who enjoy the small-town lifestyle. It provides the best of both worlds for it is far enough off the beaten path (I-5 corridor) to be a truly rustic rural community. Yet the people from this beautiful area can drive less than sixty miles to access two major universities, two metropolitan areas with all of their cultural and shopping opportunities, the state capitol, and endless recreational opportunities.

Sweet Home attracts visitors year round to its hidden beauty. In winter, the snow-capped Cascade Mountains boast both downhill and cross-country skiing. There is excellent deer and elk hunting in the fall. During the spring and summer, water sport enthusiasts enjoy sailing, water skiing fishing, and camping on Green Peter and Foster Lakes.

This recruitment is open until filled, the next application review date is 2/5/2018.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications for Family Nurse Practitioner:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • License to practice in the State of Oregon
  • Current driver's license

Minimum Qualifications for Physician Assistant:

  • Experience in a primary care setting
  • NCCPA certified
  • Current driver's license

Bilingual English/Spanish applicants are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Consideration will be given to individuals who are close to graduating and obtaining an Oregon license.

Additional Information

For questions regarding this and other exciting opportunities, please contact Sherlyn Dahl, Community Health Center Executive Director: 541-766-2131

Benton County values diversity in its workforce and is an equal Opportunity Employer.


Agency Benton County (OR)
Address 4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis, Oregon, 97333.
Phone 541-766-6081
Website http://www.co.benton.or.us/

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