Career Opportunities

Available Positions

 

WVP Health Authority WVP Home Health WVP Medical Group
EHR Systems Administrator Home Health Case Manager Medical Receptionist
Provider Recruitment and Integration Manager Home Health Registered Nurse: Part Time
Home Health MSW: Per Diem
Physical Therapist Assistant

 

 

 

Home Health Case Manager

The WVP Home Health Case Manager is a Registered Nurse who is responsible for planning, coordinating, providing and documenting care for a geographically assigned caseload of patients from day of admission through day of discharge. Utilizing physicians’ orders and professional skills, the Case Manager RN develops and implements a home health plan that meets each patient’s specific needs and is in compliance with CHAPs, federal and state regulations, reimbursement guidelines as well as Agency policies and procedures.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs admission assessment within 48 hours of referral or patient’s return to his/her residence.
  • Develops a written plan of care for each patient in the assigned geographic caseload.
  • Assesses patient’s condition, initiates plan of care, re-evaluates and updates as necessary.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and patient’s clinical position.
  • Follows the six (6) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Provides skilled nursing care.
  • Obtains all necessary physician orders and collaborates with physician as patient’s needs dictate.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Actively participates in patient case conferences to discuss multidisciplinary team responsibilities, patient progress, plans for continued care, new problems, etc.
  • Notifies the Intake Coordinator of patients who need to be seen on weekends or holidays and submits updated nursing care plan to the weekend/holiday nurse.
  • Follows up with obtaining lab results and notifying physician of any significant results.
  • Works as team leader/member with CNA 2 and establishes scheduled with CNA 2.
  • Re-evaluates the need for continued care on an ongoing basis; initiates recertification as necessary.
  • Starting with patient’s admission actively plans for discharge from the Agency with the patient and caregivers. Makes referrals for alternative level of care if necessary.
  • Addresses and supports cultural practices, as long as such practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical therapy.
  • Promotes patient/family/caregiver education using various verbal and written communication techniques that take into account the patient’s/family’s cultural, ethnic and/or personal needs or preferences.
  • Supervises Home Health Aides on an every other week basis.
  • Initiates needed referrals to other disciplines and/or community resources.
  • Obtains needed supplies and equipment to provide care.
  • Knowledgeable of current federal, state and agency regulations concerning patient care.
  • Participates in Agency’s andated activities, i.e., inservices, UR/CQI committee, staff meetings.
  • Adheres to all Agency, payroll, billing and documentation policies and procedures.
  • Accepts on call every 3rd – 4th weekend.

 

Professional Requirements

 

  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Wears identification while on duty.
  • Completes inservices and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual review and department inservices, as scheduled.
  • Attends at 80% of all staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the organization.

 

To Apply

 

WVPHA Employment Application

Qualified applicants please email your resume to jobs@mvipa.org or you may mail your resume to:

Human ResourcesWVP Health Authority2995 Ryan Drive SE #200Salem, Oregon 97301

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Provider Recruitment and Integration Manager

The Manager, Provider Recruitment and Integration is responsible for successfully executing all strategies for the ongoing identification of new physicians and health practitioners for recruitment; including, but not limited to, managing the advertising, sourcing, screening, recruitment, interviewing, and onboarding process to attract and retain the highest quality Primary and Specialty Care Physicians and Advanced Health Practitioners within the WVP Medical Group. The Manager is responsible for planning, directing and implementing best practices for the Recruiting department, working as a strategic partner to senior management to understand future and current physician and health practitioner workforce needs, and overseeing the physician contracting process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with leadership to manage the full-cycle recruitment process of Providers, to include outreach, identification, recruitment, onboarding, integration, mentoring and retention.
  • Maintains communication and professional rapport with Providers, senior leadership, managers and staff, building relationships to ensure successful development of Physician and Health Practitioner Services
  • Through literature review, participation in trade associations, and/or networking activities maintains up-to-date knowledge of local, national and regional trends for Provider and Healthcare Practitioner recruitment efforts
  • Recruitment, onboarding and retention trends
  • Provider mentoring programs
  • Collaborates on acquisition organizational business issues, communicates appropriate messages, and supports and drives strategic acquisition initiatives
  • Ability to function independently yet also work effectively as a member of the management team, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of physicians, staff members, and senior management to develop positive relationships

 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • 5 years of experience in Physician Relations, Physician Recruitment or a related field.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment including Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive hiring results through creative recruiting techniques in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of confidentiality, flexibility, and professionalism.
  • Excellent communication skills to include oral and written comprehension/expression.
  • Previous work experience which demonstrates the ability to interface with a wide variety of individuals with diverse backgrounds, executives, leadership, physicians and vendors.
  • A poised, professional presence and customer service skills are essential

To Apply

 

WVPHA Employment Application

Qualified applicants please email your resume to jobs@mvipa.org or you may mail your resume to:

Human ResourcesWVP Health Authority2995 Ryan Drive SE #200Salem, Oregon 97301

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Physical Therapist Assistant

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES, but not limited to –

  • The physical therapist assistant (PTA) provides home care services to patients in community based and facility settings. This care is provided through coordinating the delivery of high quality, cost-effective skilled, rehabilitative care as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • The PTA interacts with other disciplines as needed, and provides professional care to the patient as indicated by agency policies, State and Federal laws and regulations.
  • The PTA will cover a geographic territory in the area, providing therapy services to a variety of patients with variety of medical conditions in accordance to the physician plan of care.
  • Evaluates patient physical therapy needs. Provides therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist.
  • Includes the patient / family / caregiver and interdisciplinary team (IDT) members in the process ensuring that coordination/continuity of care takes place for the patient.
  • Instructs client and family in the plan of care, and refers to community resources as necessary.
  • Provides education to patient and family providing complete physical therapy services that will enhance the life of the patient.
  • Regularly re-evaluates the patient’s physical therapy needs.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative therapy procedures, informs the physician and other medical personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs as needed.
  • Works with a comprehensive team of medical professionals through a multi/interdisciplinary team approach. This team meets at least every 14 days to discuss plan of care on each patient.
  • The PTA completes all paperwork necessary for agency policies and federal/state laws. Prepares and completes clinical and progress notes the day services are provided, unless otherwise indicated by agency policy.
  • Participates in agency in-services, educational programs, meetings, and case conferences as deemed necessary.
  • Assists with obtaining the appropriate DME / medical supplies and other necessary items as indicated by nursing/therapy services and approved by physician (if required).
  • Promotes customer satisfaction for all clients, employees, and visitors to the agency.
  • Approaches tasks with a positive and flexible attitude and practices team behaviors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from a physical therapy assistant program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Licensed in Oregon.
  • Prefer at least one year’s clinical experience (home health, hospital, SNF).
  • Current CPR certification
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and principles.
  • Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented a pre-employment health clearance as indicated.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a wide variety of situations.
  • Has ability to read and follow verbal or written instructions and document care given.
  • Capacity for a strong identification with the goals of the Agency.
  • Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation.
  • Has excellent observation, clinical judgment, and oral/written communication skills.
  • Is self-directed with ability to work with little supervision; has good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience, and good personal hygiene.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and is in good working order.
  • Able to travel to client’s homes in all weather conditions.

 

To Apply

 

WVPHA Employment Application

Qualified applicants please email your resume to jobs@mvipa.org or you may mail your resume to:

Human ResourcesWVP Health Authority2995 Ryan Drive SE #200Salem, Oregon 97301

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Home Health Registered Nurse: Part Time

Primary Responsibilities, but not limited to

  • The Home Health RN coordinates all aspects of the patient’s home care, interacting with other disciplines as needed, and provides professional care to the patient as indicated by agency policies, State and Federal laws and regulations.
  • The RN will cover a geographic territory in the area, providing nursing services to a variety of patients with variety of medical conditions in accordance to the physician plan of treatment.
  • The RN performs the admission visit to the patient in the home. The RN determines patient’s eligibility for home care services and develops the nursing plan of care to be followed.
  • Evaluates client nursing needs and develops a plan of care and goals appropriate to the findings, per physician orders. The nursing plan of care is based on health assessment data gathered during the in home visits and review of the available patient documentation (ie; patient admit packet). Confers with physician as necessary to develop the initial plan of care. Implements and coordinates a plan of care that establishes goals and incorporates nursing actions.
  • Includes the patient / family / caregiver and interdisciplinary team (IDT) members in the care planning process, and ensuring that coordination/continuity of care takes place for the patient.
  • Instructs client and family in the plan of care, and refers to community resources as necessary.
  • Provides education to patient and family providing complete nursing services that will enhance the life of the patient.
  • Revises & updates nursing plan of care and goals as appropriate, with physician approval.
  • Regularly re-evaluates the patient’s nursing needs, initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions, furnishes those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures, coordinates medical services; informs the physician and other medical personnel of changes in the patient’s condition and needs.
  • Works with a comprehensive team of medical professionals through a multi/interdisciplinary team approach. This team meets at least every 14 days to discuss plan of care on each patient.
  • The RN completes all paperwork necessary for agency policies and federal/state laws. Prepares and completes clinical and progress notes the day services are provided, unless otherwise indicated by agency policy.
  • Participates in agency in-services, educational programs, meetings, and case conferences as deemed necessary.
  • Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel as necessary (ie; HHA, LPN, etc).
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician. Evaluates patient’s response to treatments / medications.
  • Assists with obtaining the appropriate DME / medical supplies and other necessary items as indicated by nursing/therapy services and approved by physician (if required).
  • Promotes customer satisfaction for all clients, employees, and visitors to the agency.
  • Approaches tasks with a positive and flexible attitude and practices team behaviors.
  • Rotates after-hours on-call duties to ensure adequate coverage of patient care

 

Professional Requirements

 

  • Is a graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing, and is currently licensed as an
    RN through the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
  • Prefer at least one year’s clinical experience (home health, med/surg, or critical care).
  • Current CPR certification
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and principles.
  • Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented a pre-
    employment health clearance as indicated.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a wide variety of situations.
  • Has ability to read and follow verbal or written instructions and document care given.
  • Capacity for a strong identification with the goals of the Agency
  • Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation
  • Has excellent observation, clinical judgment, and oral/written communication skills.
  • Is self-directed with ability to work with little supervision; has good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience, and good personal hygiene.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or
    Agency requirements and is in good working order.
  • Able to travel to client’s homes in all weather conditions.

 

To Apply

 

WVPHA Employment Application

Qualified applicants please email your resume to jobs@mvipa.org or you may mail your resume to:

Human ResourcesWVP Health Authority2995 Ryan Drive SE #200Salem, Oregon 97301

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Home Health MSW

The Social Worker MSW provides preventive, educational, evaluative and treatment services to meet the psychosocial needs of patients and their families, to help them improve, restore, and maintain their highest level of independence in their home setting. S/he is responsible for applying the rules and regulations of state and federal regulatory agencies and other certified agencies.

Primary Responsibilities, but not limited to

  • The MSW will provide social services to a variety of patients with variety of medical conditions in accordance to the physician plan of treatment.
  • Evaluates client social service needs and develops a plan of care and goals appropriate to the findings, per physician orders. The MSW plan of care is based on health assessment data gathered during the in home visits and review of the available patient documentation (ie; patient admit packet). Confers with physician as necessary to develop the initial plan of care. Implements and coordinates a plan of care that establishes goals and incorporates actions.
  • Completes psychosocial assessment on each assigned patient, as indicated by agency policy, interacting with other disciplines as needed, and provides professional care to the patient as indicated by agency policies, State and Federal laws and regulations.
  • Reviews and explains home health services, as appropriate, to patient’s financial classification.
  • Includes the patient / family / caregiver and interdisciplinary team (IDT) members in the care planning process, and ensuring that coordination/continuity of care takes place for the patient, and refers to community resources as necessary.
  • Facilitates placements and monitors patient’s adjustment
  • Coordinates care giving issues.
  • Facilitates discharge planning.
  • Addresses financial concerns.
  • Provides education to patient and family providing complete social services that will enhance the life of the patient.
  • Provides counseling to patient and family.
  • Provides counseling to meet psychosocial needs of patient and family.
  • Refers to community counseling agencies, as indicated.
  • Regularly re-evaluates the patient’s social needs, initiates the plan of care and necessary revisions, furnishes those services requiring MSW skill, with physician approval.
  • Develops and utilizes community resources.
  • Develops and maintains working relationship with community agencies, i.e., long term care facilities, DFS, hospitals, social security office, V.A., etc.
  • Utilizes available community resources to meet family needs.
  • Works in cooperation with community agencies and lay groups.
  • Works with a comprehensive team of medical professionals through a multi/interdisciplinary team approach. This team meets at least every 14 days to discuss plan of care on each patient.
  • The MSW completes all paperwork necessary for agency policies and federal/state laws. Prepares and completes clinical and progress notes the day services are provided, unless otherwise indicated by agency policy.
  • Participates in agency in-services, educational programs, meetings, and case conferences as deemed necessary.
  • Supervises and teaches other agency personnel as necessary (ie; HHA, LPN, etc).
  • Assists with obtaining the appropriate DME / medical supplies and other necessary items as indicated by nursing/therapy services and approved by physician (if required).
  • Promotes customer satisfaction for all clients, employees, and visitors to the agency.
  • Approaches tasks with a positive and flexible attitude and practices team behaviors.

 

Professional Requirements

 

  • Must have a Master’s in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social
    Work Education
  • Prefer at least one year’s clinical experience (home health, SNF, or acute care).
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and principles.
  • Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented a pre-
    employment health clearance as indicated
  • Ability to perform effectively in a wide variety of situations.
  • Has ability to read and follow verbal or written instructions and document care given.
  • Capacity for a strong identification with the goals of the Agency
  • Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation.
  • Has excellent observation, clinical judgment, and oral/written communication skills.
  • Is self-directed with ability to work with little supervision; has good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience, and good personal hygiene.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or
    Agency requirements and is in good working order.
  • Able to travel to client’s homes in all weather conditions.

 

To Apply

 

WVPHA Employment Application

Qualified applicants please email your resume to jobs@mvipa.org or you may mail your resume to:

Human ResourcesWVP Health Authority2995 Ryan Drive SE #200Salem, Oregon 97301

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EHR Systems Administrator

The EHR Systems Administrator is responsible for all aspects of systems administration for the WVP EHR Team, including networks, applications, databases, and telecommunications. This includes implementation, configuration, coordination, control, maintenance, troubleshooting, security, usage monitoring and the development of specialized system procedures within the realm of Electronic Health Records.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Performs administrative functions for centralized, data center-hosted Microsoft Windows Active Directory network and server farm
  • Top-level administration of NextGen EHR suite supporting 1000+ concurrent users in 50+ locations
  • Full management responsibility for Citrix XenApp and all related systems pertaining to maintaining the availability and security of remote system access
  • Assists the Director with testing, implementation and distribution of application updates (minor and major) and data conversions
  • Assists the Director with capacity planning, hardware implementation and updates of remotely hosted and co-located hardware; helps develop and update recommendations for clinical hardware.
  • Assists the Director with provisioning and management of hosted storage (SAN and NAS).
  • Monitors and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, Citrix applications and load balancing, and response times to maintain operating efficiency
  • Maintains Help Desk incident management system; Provides backup as needed for Help Desk telephone support
  • Maintains outbound fax system (FoIP, PRI)
  • Maintains system documentation and logs; creates regular reports on system and network utilization
  • Performs or assists in troubleshooting and diagnosing production problems; corrects identified problems
  • Configures and supports networked input and output devices including print queues, fax systems, remote scanners and interfaced diagnostic hardware. Provide support for devices connected to external client systems as required
  • Configure, manage and support private line network connections and secure Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
  • Complies with all applicable governmental authority regulations. Implements and maintain system configurations in alignment with HIPAA security and privacy standards.
  • Keep current with new security and network monitoring technologies, applicable laws and regulations.

 
Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated work experience (minimum 5 yrs) in:
    • MS Windows Active Directory user/network administration (with working responsibility for support of, at minimum, a 100-concurrent-user domain)
    • Citrix enterprise management, including XenApp, NetScaler and StoreFront systems
    • Backup/restore methodologies
    • Server management including maintenance, licensing and upgrades
    • Enterprise SAN technologies (NetApp and/or FC network experience strongly desired)
    • WAN management/monitoring/troubleshooting
    • Server Virtualization, including hypervisor management (VMware experience strongly desired)
    • Remote-hosted system monitoring via SNMP & WIP
    • Desktop remote support/diagnostic methods
    • Peripheral support/config/diagnostic methods (local and remote)RDP/ICA (Citrix or MS Terminal Services) thin client technologies
  • Administrative-level familiarity with Cisco IOS management functions (UCS and Nexus) is desired.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in IT support, computer science, information technologies or a related field strongly desired
  • Current Microsoft, Cisco and/or Citrix certifications desired.

 

To Apply

 

WVPHA Employment Application

Qualified applicants please email your resume to jobs@mvipa.org or you may mail your resume to:

Human ResourcesWVP Health Authority2995 Ryan Drive SE #200Salem, Oregon 97301

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Medical Receptionist

The Medical Receptionist at WVP Medical Group is considered a public relations person who serves as a liaison between patient, providers, and medical support staff. Greets, instructs, and directs patients and visitors. Responsible for making appointments by telephone or in the clinic and enter them into an electronic medical record. Assists Clinic Manager with managing medical information requested by outside parties or agencies. Provides a variety of clerical/filing duties, such as sending out new patient packets, verifying insurance, triaging telephone calls, creating scheduling templates, mailing forms, scanning medical records and responding to medical records requests.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous, and helpful manner.
  • Verifies necessary information (current address, insurance and co-pay mandates). Obtains a copy of insurance card and driver’s license and has the patient complete and sign a registration form annually.
  • Requests and accepts co-pays (cash, credit cards and checks) and other payments and processes them according to established protocols.
  • Assists patients with ambulatory difficulties.
  • Answers multi-line telephone, screens and directs calls for provider and nursing personnel, takes messages and responds to routine requests for information.
  • Participates in the medical office emergency routine, whenever required. Summons ambulance or EMS or assists other staff members as needed
  • Opens and closes all phones/night call according to established procedures.
  • Schedules appointments, makes reminder calls daily and maintains calendars on the computer for meetings, staff time-off, etc.
  • Complete necessary provider/medical assistant requests.
  • Reviews incoming faxes and processes and sends out-going faxes.
  • Updates telephone directory and maintains accurate listing of all medically necessary telephone numbers.
  • Orders office or clinic supplies.
  • Requests medical records from other provider offices.
  • Maintains work area and lobby in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Refill toner and paper in printers, fax machines and photocopy machines as necessary.
  • Participates in staff meetings and professional development activities.
  • Adheres to all state and federal laws regarding HIPAA and confidentiality of medical and patient information.
  • Maintains professional demeanor at all times and has regular and predictable attendance.
  • Work environment is healthcare clinic and involves contact with sick people. While performing the duties of this position, the candidate is regularly required to sit for extended periods and to speak and hear sufficient to communicate effectively by phone and/or in person at normal volumes and to have vision correctable to 20/20.
  • Performs related work as required.

 
Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • 1 – 2 years experience in health care field, preferably in a clinic setting or health insurance company, required.
  • Computer and word processing experience, required.
  • Ability to speak, write and understand fluent English required.
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish is a plus.
  • Business school or classes is highly desirable.
  • Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management Software experience, especially Next Gen, highly desirable.
  • Ability to type 40 words per minute is desirable.
  • Medical terminology desirable.
  • Knowledge of multi-line phone/switchboard.
  • Knowledge of medical office/records filing procedures.
  • Skill in operating a computer, photocopy machine, fax and scanner.
  • Skill in English grammar, spelling and punctuation to type simple correspondence.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely with a helpful and pleasant telephone voice.
  • Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, providers, co-workers and the public.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.

 

To Apply

 

WVPHA Employment Application

Qualified applicants please email your resume to jobs@mvipa.org or you may mail your resume to:

Human ResourcesWVP Health Authority2995 Ryan Drive SE #200Salem, Oregon 97301

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