Clinical Specialist (Nurse Practitioner / Physician’s Assistant)

Southwest District Health

Caldwell, Idaho

$38.97 – $48.71 per hour / 30 – 40 hours per week ($60,793 – $101,316)

Plus excellent benefits, including moving and tuition reimbursement, and a retention bonus


Southwest District Health (SWDH) strives to ensure a better quality of life for the residents of southwest Idaho in Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Payette, and Washington Counties. SWDH’s primary office is in Caldwell, Idaho, nestled in the ever-growing Canyon County, and only 30 minutes west of the state’s capital, Boise. Southwest Idaho offers residents and visitors awe inspiring hiking and biking trails, numerous rivers for fishing, rafting, kayaking and even jet boating, and sand dunes that allow for ATV or dirt bike riding, and camping. The region has historical sites and national monuments, state parks, top-notch wineries, local craft breweries and a variety of other entertainment options.


Southwest District Health is one of the largest health districts within Idaho, providing a wide range of challenging, diverse and flexible positions for approximately 110 employees. The District operates 30 locations, with 4 primary offices, serving a total of nearly 314,000 residents District-wide. Programs and services provided by SWDH include General Support Services, Family and Clinic Services, and Community and Environmental Health.


Operating with 45 FTEs on a FY2022 budget of $7.2 million, the Family and Clinic Services Division is separated into the Family Services, Clinic Services and Customer Service sections. Services provided by the Division include preventative primary care, reproductive health, preventative oral health, immunizations, STI screening and treatment, tuberculosis clinic, Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), Diabetes Self-management Training (DSMT), Parents as Teachers®, Nurse Family Partnership®, breast feeding peer counseling, and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Under the direction of the Division Administrator, the Clinical Specialist provides direct client care for acute and chronic illness and disease, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, and prescribing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments, therapeutic and corrective measures and health promotion and preventive care. The scope of clinical services includes, but is not limited to, reproductive health for women and men and immunizations for children; select vaccine for adults, and primary care. Scope of care may expand based on identified needs within the community and per the department.


Candidates must have eligibility for registration as a Physician Assistant with the Board of Medicine or Nurse Practitioner with the Board of Nursing.


For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on “Open Recruitments” and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Southwest District Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 14, 2022 (open until filled). (Applications reviewed weekly.)