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Nurse Practitioner Residency Program


Our next application cycle opens December 2019.


CHAS Health is pleased to announce the start of our Nurse Practitioner Residency Program.  CHAS serves more than 73,000 patients each year in the Spokane area and the Lewis-Clark Valley.  Every year we continue to grow and bring new jobs to our economy, while providing a healthcare home to more people in the Inland Northwest.



Our Program

CHAS Health has one of the most innovative primary care practices in the Pacific Northwest.  Our providers have the benefit of a fun and innovative working environment that promotes you to be yourself and do what you love. The year-long residency program at CHAS Health will include small working group and one-on-one time with preceptors caring for CHAS Health patients as well as many continued learning didactic opportunities including:

Our Mission

To advance the education of new graduate Family Nurse Practitioners resulting in increased professional competency, confidence, and understanding of the unique population within the community health center setting. By providing an excellent educational experience, CHAS Health will advance its mission to expand access to quality health care services while retaining exceptional primary health care providers.

Our Facilities

You will be working in a state of the art clinic dedicated to the Nurse Practitioner Residency Program, located on the first floor of our Valley Clinic.

Nurse Practitioner Residency Clinic Room
Nurse Practitioner Residency Clinic Building
Nurse Practitioner Residency Classroom
CHAS Health Nurse Practitioner Residency Facility
CHAS Health Nurse Practitioner Residency Training
Chas Health Nurse Practitioner Residency Inside

Our Residents

CHAS Health is looking for candidates who possess:

  • Recent graduate from a MSN or DNP program or newly licensed as advanced registered nurse practitioner.
  • Must be licensed in Washington and credentialed by program start date.
  • Desire to further learning and understanding in basic and advanced family practice care topics.
  • Interest in gaining experience working in a community health center setting.

Program Structure

Our resident will receive a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • 13-month, full time salaried position with excellent benefits.
  • Residents develop their own patient panel while having a CHAS Health provider (MD or ARNP) exclusively assigned during precepted sessions with patients appointments.
  • Rotations offered internally and externally with primary care and specialty providers.
  • Scheduled didactic sessions ranging in complexity to ensure competency in areas most frequently encountered in a community health center setting.
  • Structured evaluation process to ensure resident satisfaction and ongoing development. 


Our program is accredited through the National Nurse Practitioner Residency & Fellowship Training Consortium. Learn more about the rigorous standards of the NNPRFTC.

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