Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 8073
The Community Outreach Population Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide primary health care and behavioral health services as a member of a healthcare team comprised of Behavioral Health and Community Outreach RNs, Peers, Community Health Workers, and drivers. The Nurse Practitioner in this role will function within the appropriate scope and credentials as approved by Beebe Healthcare.
In this role the NP will work on our mobile health clinic (MHC) that will travel throughout Sussex County. The MHC has a focus on Behavioral Health and Addiction Medicine. Additionally, preventative/primary health care and social healthcare will be included in services and care offered. This individual must be willing to work closely with other staff and be comfortable in a mobile environment of care. Locations include, but are not limited to, areas where underserved/uninsured individuals reside, homeless encampments, recovery homes, churches, schools, employer sites, and communities who are in need of services. The goal is to connect with patients who are unable to get to a Beebe Healthcare facility so we can bring the care to them. Services include behavioral health care, preventative/primary care, vaccines, point of care testing/lab draws, and partnering with area organizations to best serve patients and their needs. Includes traveling to multiple locations, and hours can vary from morning to early afternoon or late afternoon to late evening. Position is a casual position that has opportunity to grow. This person would be the only NP on the mobile clinic.
This positions primary location will be Beebe Healthcare¿s Community Mobile Health Clinic.
Graduate of a registered approved Nurse Practitioner (NP) Program
Completion of required State/National Certification Programs
Current licensure and registration in the State of Delaware, Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner, and DEA license.
Current X-Waiver to prescribe buprenorphine and willingness to provide Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Windows, Outlook, Word
Provides primary care directly on a mobile health clinic, emphasizing accessibility, health promotion, illness prevention and continuity of care to patients presenting with both minor and complex health issues.
Takes a complete history including medical, psychosocial, economic, relationship and family status.
Manages common acute and chronic illnesses, including minor trauma, episodic problems, and common chronic disorders.
Discusses health concerns/diagnosis with patients and families, and together determines an appropriate plan of care.
Administers vaccines according to accepted guidelines and administers medications as appropriate.
Prescribes Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), including buprenorphine.
Develops and reviews clinical protocols and best practice guidelines.
Quality of Service:
Documents all patients encounters completely and in a timely manner. This includes proper documentation of phone calls, prescription, and if applicable, the complete dictation of patient visits for a session prior to leaving the mobile health clinic.
Adheres to clinical practice guidelines that are adopted by Beebe Healthcare.
Keeps medical knowledge current through attendance at medical CME programs at least 20 hours per year.
Maintains an acceptable level of compliance with clinical and regulatory standards including medical record documentation per Joint Commission standards.
Demonstrates appropriate interactions toward patients & families in a manner that helps to put patients at ease.
Participants in the Performance Improvement activities of the Beebe Healthcare and Mobile Health Clinic through chart audits, development and implementation of practice standards.
Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to provide treatment, ongoing follow-up and evaluation of the plan of care with the patient.
Assists mobile health clinic staff willingly in difficult situations in the interest of providing quality service to the patients.
Demonstrates constructive problem solving with colleagues and mobile clinic staff.
Supports established policies and procedures of the Mobile Health Clinic. Makes recommendations and contributes to policy formulation.
Starts patient schedule on time and leaves after completing the work schedule including needed record documentation.
Completes required documentation for referrals and consultations.
Returns patient telephone calls within an appropriate time frame based on patient needs and expectations.
Demonstrates excellence in both internal and external customer service.
Understands and is able to effectively communicate HIPAA compliance, corporate compliance and client confidentiality.
Ensures and/or remains in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and accrediting standards.
Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as defined by the Joint Commission and Beebe Healthcare.
Completes other duties as assigned.
TEACHING AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Participates in promoting the awareness, enrollment, and utilization of the Mobile Health Clinic among community partners and staff.
Participants in community activities and research designed to promote health and prevent diseases.
Supervises the clinical practice of medical/PA/NP students and residents as appropriate and contributes to the learning of students from other disciplines.
Acts as a resource to staff and the community regarding current trends in health care as well as specific health issues.
Credentials: Essential: * NP - Nurse Practitioner
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.