DispatchHealth Nurse Practitioner – Travel Ambassador in Remote, Colorado
Nurse Practitioner – Travel Ambassador
DispatchHealth is the leading provider of mobile, high-acuity care services in the United States. Headquartered in Denver, we currently serve patients in 23 cities nationwide. DispatchHealth has created an integrated, high-value delivery solution that provides exceptional care in the home through technology, convenience, and service. The company focuses on the Quadruple Aim of enhanced patient experience, improved health outcomes, lowering healthcare cost, and superb provider experience. Our vision is to create the most advanced and complete in-home care model in the world.
We are hiring Nurse Practitioners – Travel Ambassadors with experience in ER, Urgent Care, Internal Medicine or Family Practice to join our growing team of ambassadors who travel to all our locations. Nurse Practitioners, known as Advanced Practice Providers, team with EMTs and are equipped with everything needed to treat common to complex injuries and illnesses. Patients request care via the DispatchHealth website, mobile app, or by calling our Clinical Support Team. The support team deploys the Nurse Practitioner and EMT to the patient's home or office to provide comprehensive health assessments, including diagnosis, treatment and outcome management, for patients of all ages. Our innovative model includes laboratory studies, minor procedures, splinting, wound care, suturing, IV fluid and medication administration, facilitating specialist referrals and/or PCP follow-ups and whole-person care.
Our providers love working at DispatchHealth because of the high-quality care they can provide, the value of the delivery model and the appreciation of our patients
The Ambassadors are a team of multi-state licensed Advanced Practice Provides that travel to help with new market openings, during rapid growth and market expansion, and in times of need to staff for urgent coverage in established markets. A DispatchHealth Ambassador may also be utilized during peak times of productivity to help meet patient demand. Ambassadors for DispatchHealth will work closely with the APP Lead Ambassador who will determine which states the Ambassador should obtain licensure. All travel assignments for the Ambassador will come from the APP Lead AMB based on the current needs throughout each market and projected market openings. This role requires the ability to travel frequently, the ability to be flexible, and the ability to adapt in new environments while championing the Dispatch culture.
Travel 100%, all travel expenses paid for by DispatchHealth
Obtain/maintain multi-state licenses, all licensing fees paid for by DispatchHealth
Travel to established or new DispatchHealth markets to help with training/education/start-up needs or help if emergency staffing coverage needed
4-5 clinical shifts consecutively required per stint of travel, 10-12 hr shifts, depending on market hours of operation
Report to the APP Lead Ambassador for travel assignments and new state licensing requirements
Submitting licensure documents in a timely manner (may include fingerprinting, college transcripts, etc) and being proactive to ensure state license is granted
Submitting expenses in an organized and timely manner
At least 2 years of experience in the ED, UC or family practice
Current unrestricted state licensure as a Nurse Practitioner Nationally board certified (current)
Current BLS/ACLS certification
Prescriptive authority and DEA required
Competencies, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to document in electronic medical record, ensuring completeness and accuracy
Ability to adopt and champion technological tools to optimize provider workflow
Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
Knowledge and ability to perform therapeutic interventions such as splinting, suturing, wound care and minor surgical procedures
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Critical thinking skills utilizing evidence-based standards of practice
Expertise in clinical skills related acute care, chronic conditions and injuries
Ability to identify and proactively solve problems
Ability to thrive in a patient-focused environment
Previous management experience preferred
Career advancement opportunities
Quarterly volunteer opportunities
Be part of something new, exciting and progressive
Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job; however, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.