Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Opportunity in Seattle

Are you looking to transform patient care delivery? Consider DispatchHealth as we bring back the house call. We bring high acuity care to the bedside and serve a variety of patients who would otherwise have been triaged to a costly, and often unnecessary, ER setting.

DispatchHealth is a unique, provider-led company looking for highly skilled Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants (full time) to join our growing clinical team servicing the Seattle metro area. DispatchHealth is bringing back the house call with a modern technology-enabled twist. By providing patients access to convenient, high-quality acute care in the comfort of their home, office or location of need, we’re redefining the add location healthcare landscape. Our model lowers cost, improves outcomes and satisfaction by extending the reach of our patient’s current care team. We partner closely with a variety of providers in the market to ensure that we are providing care that is integrated and adds value to the community.

Providers should possess at least 5 years’ experience in the ER, UC or family practice setting. The clinician will provide comprehensive acute care assessments including diagnosis, treatment and post-discharge management of DispatchHealth’s patient population. Assessments may include the performance of laboratory studies, minor procedures, splinting, wound care, suturing, as well as IV fluid and medication administration. In addition, we work hard to ensure that our patients are successful after discharge by facilitating specialist referrals, arranging PCP follow-up and addressing social issues when appropriate.

DispatchHealth:

  • Vision:
    • Create the most advanced and complete in-home care model in the world
  • Mission:
    • Provide patient-centered care through the power of technology, convenience, and service.
  • Values:
    • World-class customer service and quality
    • Work hard while having fun
    • Drive innovation
    • Work collaboratively
    • Always do what is right for our patients
    • Focus on the continuum of care
    • Give back to our community
    • Create a diverse and inclusive work environment

Practicing the Dispatch Way:

  • Courageous advocates for patients and each other
  • Clinical innovation with quality and safety top of mind.
  • Providing exceptional care by meeting people where they are.

BENEFITS TO THE POSITION AND BEING PART OF THE GROWING TEAM:

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Be part of something new and exciting
  • Provide input on technology development to optimize provider workflow
  • Spend 45 minutes with patients (on average)
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Progressive delivery model
  • Be part of a fast growth company
  • Full healthcare benefits and 401K, with match, for full-time employees
  • Conference and workshop opportunities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the ED, UC or family practice.
  • Current unrestricted state license as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner
  • Nationally board certified, current
  • Current BLS / ACLS certification
  • Prescriptive authority and DEA

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES/KNOWLEDGE, 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
  • Cultural Competency
  • Knowledge and ability to perform therapeutic interventions such as splinting, suturing, wound care, minor surgical procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills utilizing evidence-based standards of practice
  • Expertise in clinical skills related to acute care, chronic conditions and injuries.
  • Ability to identify and proactively solve problems
  • Ability to thrive in a patient-focused environment

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.