Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Port Angeles, WA

Full Time

Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Port Angeles, WA

To prospective teammates,

I’m the medical director for Sound’s emergency medicine practice at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles, Washington. I have been a part of Sound for just under a year and welcome interest from physicians new in their career and advanced practice providers (APPs) desiring a career change. I’d like to share more about it, specifically about our people, practice, and purpose, as you consider your next steps:

People
  • Our fantastic team consists of six APPs who are avid hikers and food enthusiasts who enjoy spending time together during their days off.
  • We believe in inclusivity and actively involve our team in decisions that impact the program. Embracing everyone’s input helps our leadership identify potential gaps and areas for improvement. We value team members eager to contribute their ideas and have a voice in shaping our program.
  • Our teamwork culture is strong, with everyone regularly checking in and communicating needs to ensure we’re all on the same page for the day. The OMC staff excels in communication and is always ready to assist with various daily tasks. If ever in doubt, feel free to ask them!
Practice
  • Our emergency department (ED) is a pioneering force for instituting hospital-wide policy changes. This is attributed to the collaborative environment, ensuring everyone feels heard during transitions and fostering optimal feedback opportunities.
  • We actively collaborate with nurse leadership to collectively “own” the ED, consistently striving to improve patient care and ensuring that we are attentive to those who require our services.
  • We actively contribute to various committees, including the pediatric committee, vulnerable patients committee, and violent restraint workgroup, as well as the ED committee, with ongoing efforts to join additional committees.
  • Candidates should possess a minimum of one year of experience in emergency medicine as part of the required skill set.
Purpose
  • We put patients first. Always.
  • We value and support growth and development in our hospital medicine practice, allowing you to explore new opportunities locally and within the broader medical group.
  • We’re a community-minded team and support involvement and contributions to community health and wellness in and out of the hospital.

More about our community: Residents of Port Angeles, Washington, savor the city’s breathtaking natural beauty, surrounded by the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The community values an outdoor-oriented lifestyle with access to hiking, kayaking, and scenic landscapes. Additionally, the town’s friendly atmosphere, vibrant arts scene, and proximity to Olympic National Park contribute to a quality of life that attracts those seeking a balance between nature, culture, and community.

To learn more, please contact my recruiting partner, who will put you in touch with me.

Joseph Chang, MD

Tagged as: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant