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  1. Northwest Intensivists/Oregon Lung Specialists, Eugene-Springfield, Oregon Join Northwest Intensivists as a critical care Advanced Practice Provider and become part of our group of talented and dedicated critical care professionals. Northwest Intensivists is an independent group of 17 full and part time critical care physicians and 5 advanced practice providers. The group provides critical care services at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend which is part of the PeaceHealth healthcare system. Sacred Heart Medical Center is a two-campus hospital and the largest hospital between Portland and San Francisco. The closed multispecialty ICUs and intermediate care unit contain 46 beds all of which are covered by our group. The hospital is a level II trauma center and receives transfers from a large geographical area of smaller facilities. You will care for critically ill patients with a wide variety of medical and surgical conditions with support from the hospital’s and community’s excellent medical professionals. Located in the beautiful Willamette Valley, Eugene-Springfield is the third largest metro area in the state. Enjoy a reasonable cost of living, excellent school system, and numerous recreational activities including running, hiking, skiing, fishing, and boating. The cities of Eugene and Springfield have numerous craft breweries, nearby wineries, excellent restaurants, amazing parks and recreation departments, and hiking, biking, and running trails. The Oregon Coast is an hour to the west, the cascade mountains an hour to the east. Position Details and Duties: Full time 163 shifts per year Currently day (8am-8pm) and swing (3pm-11pm) shifts. No call. Competitive compensation based on experience Full medical and dental coverage, vacation and sick time CME reimbursement Retirement contribution You will provide care for critically ill patients under the supervision of the attending intensivist. Average patient load is 6-10 per day, but varies based on census and experience. APPs will be responsible for daily rounding, progress notes, and communication with nursing staff, patients, and families. APPs perform critical care consults and H and Ps under the supervision of the attending intensivist. Common procedures performed by APPs include central lines, arterial lines, dialysis catheters, and use of point of care ultrasound. Ability to gain experience in intubations, thoracentesis, paracentesis, chest tubes, and lumbar punctures. Job requirements include attendance at monthly department meetings and include occasional educational presentations. Our group is busy and diverse. We are seeking a flexible, hard working, and motivated APP. Attention to detail, thoroughness, and excellent communication skills required.
  2. Hi, Trying to get some information regarding critical care PA compensation in order to present a reasonable salary and raise structure to our group with an increasing number of PAs. - Currently we work day shifts only, 8am-8pm - around 2 weekends per month, no extra pay - holidays as scheduled, no extra pay - Good health, dental, 401k - start at 1wk vacation per year, increases yearly by a week up to 4wks per year - 8 hours sick leave per month - $1000 CME, but no extra CME time off - they pay for all licensing, DEA, etc. We currently get paid per shift, our contract states 163 shifts per year, but if we work more than that we get paid the per shift rate (nothing extra for more than 3 shifts per week/ more than 40 hours per week) So: What are people seeing as starting salary for new grads in critical care and what are shifts per week to be considered full time? What are average annual raises/ cost of living raises/ salary increases with years of experience? Do people generally get extra pay for more than three 12 hour shifts per week? Differential for weekends or holidays? Bonuses? If so, what are they based on and how much are they? I have 8 years experience in critical care. Anymore with similar years of experience, what is your pay/salary? what is your average patient load for a 12 hour shift? Thanks so much for any help you all can give!
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