Oakridge Clinic Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

Eugene, OR
Part Time

Join an Organization that Puts its People First!

Interested in helping grow a healthcare model based on trusting relationships, joy in work, and health equity? Orchid Health might be just the place for you!

Orchid Health was founded 10 years ago with the belief that the most effective way to improve the health of our communities is through integrated patient-centered care that takes the time to listen to and build trusting relationships with each patient. We are committed to our communities and each other and are proud of the positive feedback and reputation that we have built. We currently see thousands of patients at our 5 Oregon clinic locations, all supported by a talented, passionate, and dedicated staff.

Our mission is to advance a new model for community health to thrive based on relationships, joy in work, and health equity. We achieve this by leaning into our four pillars and core values:

Core Values:
  1. Challenge the Status Quo
  2. Cultivate Respect
  3. Courageously Vulnerable and Accountable

Four Pillars (in order of priority):
  • Pillar 1: Employee Well-Being
  • Pillar 2: Trusting Patient Relationships
  • Pillar 3: Community Health
  • Pillar 4: Financial Sustainability

Why work for Orchid Health?

Orchid’s culture revolves around a healthy work-life balance, asking open questions and providing honest feedback, and learning from our mistakes. Orchid’s team members have abundant opportunities to expand their professional skills in a supportive environment, support their local community, and enjoy a robust benefits package. 

Located at the foot of the Cascade Mountains, Orchid Health’s Oakridge Clinic is in the center of one of the best recreational areas in the state and is just 45 minutes east of Eugene. The area is known for year-round sunny weather, having over 500 miles of hiking and biking trails, and being surrounded by waterfalls, hot springs, and numerous other outdoor adventure opportunities.

  • Starting salary range of $83,400 - $102,000 annually at 0.6 FTE (24 hours/week), depending on experience and skills ($139,000 - $170,000 at 1 FTE)
  • $8,000 sign-on bonus! First $4,000 paid after 30 days of employment, second $4,000 paid after 12 months of employment.

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision – Orchid pays monthly premiums at 100% for team members and at 50% for their dependents for base medical and dental plans. 
  • $1000/year Wellness Benefit - for things that make you happy!
  • 401(k) with a company contribution
  • A Continuing Education / Continuing Medical Education budget for all team members.
  • An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides mental health support, financial planning, and lifestyle training opportunities, at no cost to employees.
  • Approved sites for Student Loan Repayment Programs with NHSC and Oregon Health Care Providers
  • 120 hours of PTO per year starting, annually frontloaded with tenure-based increases.
  • 40 hours of paid inclement weather and emergency closure leave, annually frontloaded
  • 8 paid holidays, plus your birthday off!
  • Free care at our clinics for team members and their families
  • And more!

*Team members are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment.


Please note that this role is for a 0.6 FTE, or 24 hours per week at our Oakridge, OR location.

Clinical Competency
  • Provide primary care to patients in a professional and personable manner, leading to trust, engagement, and positive health outcomes for patients.
  • Treat all patients equally and thoroughly, without selectivity, to the best of your ability.  
  • Maintain a calm and professional demeanor in an often-stressful medical environment.
  • Model actions that demonstrate respect for all individuals, treating patients without judgment or prejudice. 
  • Show compassion for and take a Trauma Informed Care approach with all patients, even when difficult.
  • Be available for consultation, assistance with medical/mental health emergencies and referrals by Orchid staff while at the clinic and as mutually agreed upon in terms of after-hours consultation.

Clinical Responsibility
  • Respond to patient lab, imaging, and referral results daily within 24 hours on days scheduled to be in Clinic.
  • Respond to patient queries and cases daily when scheduled to be in Clinic.
  • Complete patient charts within three days of providing a visit to a patient.
  • Work to meet productivity targets as agreed upon by the Leadership Team.
  • Create and maintain thorough patient records containing orders for prescription drugs, referrals, thorough health history, detailed HPI, and other patient-related information.  
  • Maintain Chart Notes comprehensively, with proper management of Problem Lists and Medication Lists, and active involvement in the development and maintenance of Patient Care Plans.
  • Follow Clinical Guidelines for the management of patient health issues in a competent manner.  
  • Adhere to policies in managing patients with RX for Controlled Substances
  • Comply with all appropriate requirements for clinic quality assurance and certification including meaningful use documentation.           
  • Maintain Licensure and Certification and follow all necessary measures to maintain and demonstrate competency as dictated by your Licensing Board.

Personal Growth and Learning
  • Be willing to acknowledge and learn from personal mistakes.
  • Maintain an open mind and adapt to constructive feedback.
  • Take responsibility to continually learn and expand clinical knowledge and participate wholeheartedly with educational initiatives provided at Orchid.
  • Ask for help when seeing a patient for clinical issues that are unfamiliar to you or have a high degree of complexity.

  • Assist with the development of clinic policies, protocols and collaborative practice agreements as needed from time to time in collaboration with Clinic Leadership.
  • Maintain a respectful attitude that fosters good relationships with Supervisors, Providers, and other members of the Clinical and Administrative Teams.
  • Employ clear written and verbal communication skills with patients, staff, and Leadership Team
  • Maintain and model an attitude of Positivity and Problem-Solving; avoid Complaining, and withhold Demeaning Comments
  • Be willing to embrace innovative Clinical Models and cooperate with the growth of other team members, specifically working to help in enhancing Medical Assistant and other Clinical Team Member Roles and Responsibilities
  • Intentionally support teammates through contributions to the “kudos box” and through verbal or other forms of communication that demonstrate appreciation for positive contributions that coworkers have made.
  • Share work responsibilities as agreed upon by the Provider Team to cover one another when indicated/needed.  
  • Come to work on time and work with diligence.

Personal Responsibilities
  • Uphold and represent Orchid’s Core Values
  • Ask questions and thoroughly communicate with staff to ensure the highest quality of teamwork and care delivery.
  • Appropriately report concerns that you observe regarding patient care to ensure consistency from all team members.
  • Refrain from discussing personal, political and religious views in the workplace.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant
  • Must be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Oregon prior to beginning employment.
  • Must have and be able to maintain current DEA certification, licensure, and board certification.

Work Environment:
Team members may be exposed to viruses, disease, and infection from patients and specimens in the working environment. Team members may be required to work for extended periods at a computer.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. This position requires intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, telephone, and keyboard. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area may be expected on occasion (CME Events or for activities involving other Orchid Health Clinics).

Employment Offer Contingencies:
Job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening. 

AAP/EEO Statement:
It is the policy of Orchid Health to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Orchid Health will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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