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Nurse Practitioner - Salem Health Medical Clinic - Independence

Salem Health
life insurance, paid time off, 401(k), retirement plan, relocation assistance
United States, Oregon, Monmouth
December 15, 2023
Position type & FTE: Full-time, 1 FTE Shift Type: DaysPioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering market-leading pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement.

As an employer of choice, we are devoted to assuring that we provide a safe, healthy, and patient-centric workplace, while keeping staff wellbeing and satisfaction top of mind.

We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community:

Your Role With Us:

Salem Health's Independence Family Medicine Clinic, located in the beautiful, rural community of Independence, Oregon, is seeking skilled Nurse Practitioners to join our team including 1 Family Medicine Physician, and 1 Physician Assistants. The NP hired into this position will assume responsibility for a full patient panel. Salem Health Medical Clinic employs the only primary care providers in the community of approximately 10,000 residents.

Our patients receive comprehensive medical services through our robust medical group which includes more than 250 providers and 16 specialties, focusing on patient experience and high levels of medical care. Salem is uniquely positioned geographically to serve a broad catchment area including metropolitan and rural communities and boasts active lifestyle opportunities unique to the Pacific Northwest.


  • Possess a Master's Degree or higher in Nursing, or in a field deemed to be equivalent by the Oregon Board of Nursing.
  • Have satisfactorily completed a Nurse Practitioner Program recognized by the Oregon Board of Nursing.
  • Hold a current, unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the State of Oregon.
  • Hold a current, unencumbered Certificate as a Nurse Practitioner through the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
  • Hold valid, unencumbered NP national certification issued by a nationally accrediting body.
  • Hold DEA certification.
  • Preference may be granted to candidates who are bilingual Spanish/English.
  • Preference may also be granted to candidates who specialize in women's healthcare services.

Total Rewards Offerings:

  • Up to $15,000 Start Bonus
  • Up to $30,000 student loan repayment*
  • $4,000 annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance*
  • 200 hours paid time off (PTO) + 40 hours for CME*
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans; Life insurance; Short and long-term disability
  • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
  • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer

*This is based on a full time position, amounts will be prorated per FTE*

Why Salem Health?

  • Not-for-profit hospital, licensed for 644 acute-care beds
  • Largest private employer in the state of Oregon
  • Level II trauma center and Life Flight hub
  • Busiest emergency department on the West Coast
  • Magnet designation
  • Designated as a Top Workplace in Oregon
  • Community members honored Salem Health nine times in the "2022 Best of the Mid-Valley" awards
  • Live amidst Oregon's Wine Country in the beautiful Willamette Valley
  • 1-hour drive to the Pacific Ocean, 1.5-hour drive to Mt. Hood, and a 45-minute drive to Portland

We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community and the beautiful state of Oregon:

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact physician.recruitment@salemhealth.org