Hospitalist Advanced Practice Provider

DispatchHealth

Houston, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Clinical Research
  • Post Date: 03/23/2021
  • Website: dispatchhealth.com
  • Company Address: 3455 Ringsby Court #102, Denver, CO, 80126

About DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth is redefining healthcare delivery through the most advanced on-demand, in-home healthcare model in the country.

Job Description

DispatchHealth is redefining healthcare delivery through mobile and virtual healthcare.  A rapidly scaling Denver, Colo., startup, we provide right-sized healthcare through the power of technology, convenience, and service.  DispatchHealth is creating an integrated, convenient, high-touch care-delivery solution that extends the capabilities of the patient's care team and ensures that we provide personalized, quality care in the home or at the patient’s location of need.  Our skilled, certified providers arrive onsite with the expertise and tools necessary to administer advanced medical care, supported by our technological infrastructure to ensure quality and to improve outcomes.  DispatchHealth brings together experienced professionals with proven success in medicine, engineering and operations and a passion for transforming the healthcare landscape.

 

DispatchHealth is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive team and serving all communities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. DispatchHealth offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, family, and short-term disability leave. 

 

Do you want to be part of and thrive in a fast-paced, growth-stage, entrepreneurial technology, and healthcare delivery company?

 

Are you willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done?

 

Are you passionate about transforming healthcare through technology innovation, service and quality care delivered to patients?

 

Our Mission

We deliver trusted, compassionate care to all in the comfort of home.

 

Our Vision

Building the world's largest in-home care system.

 

Our Values are embodied in The DispatchWay

  • Courage to advocate for our patients and each other
  • Innovation to trailblaze a new path for healthcare
  • Integrity to create a respectful and inclusive environment
  • Compassion to provide quality, safe and excellent care

 

Position Summary

DispatchHealth has set out to create the most advanced and complete in-home care model in the world. DispatchHealth AdvancedCare is novel health care delivery program, providing acute, hospital-level care in patient’s homes as an alternative to hospitalization. AdvancedCare uses a team-based approach that allows for in-home diagnostic and lab testing, treatment, disease management, and intensive care coordination during an episode to treat general medical conditions in a patient's home.

 

Reporting to the local AdvancedCare Medical Director, the Las Vegas AdvancedCare Lead Advanced Practice Provider leverage progressive clinical and leadership skills to build, implement, and enhance the NEW AdvancedCare service line in Houston, TX. The Lead APP will have extensive clinical duties, but also serve a a foundational component of an innovative and highly functional team, responsible for launching novel care model which improves both patient and provider satisfaction, and drives key performance indicators such as quality, safety, and cost.

 

 

Responsibilities

Clinical Duties

  • Serve initially as the primary care delivery APP for the AdvancedCare team in partnership local market Medical Director(s), and DispatchHealth Sherpa RN.
  • Will provide direct, hospital-level, and post-acute level internal medicine care to patients in their homes. This will include performing clinical assessments, developing, and ordering hospital-level and post-acute level internal medicine clinical workups, ordering, and documentation.
  • Leads the implementation of multidisciplinary plan of care for patients in AdvancedCare Services for all patients while working clinically
  • Will provide overnight call coverage as assigned and in collaboration with the AdvancedCare clinical team

Program Implementation and Sustainability - With the national AdvancedCare leadership team and local Houston leadership team, the Lead APP will foster development, growth, and sustainability of the Houston AdvancedCare market and will be responsible for:

  • Implementation and continuous enhancement of novel evidence-based in-home hospital-level and post-acute care protocols
  • Maintaining relationship and oversight plan for AdvancedCare nursing partners
  • Fostering strong and longitudinal relationships with DispatchHealth AdvancedCare and AcuteCare APPs, including education and engagement around AdvancedCare
  • Reviewing and enhancing the quality, safety, and experience improvement plan for AdvancedCare

Leadership

  • Serves as the APP leader for Houston AdvancedCare overseeing the APP workforce.
  • APP liaison from AdvancedCare to the greater DispatchHealth APP workforce.
  • Work closely with local Houston leadership team as well as national leadership team to launch and grow the Houston market.
  • Spearhead recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding of future APPs into the Houston AdvancedCare team.
  • Assist with recruiting and hiring future Nurse Navigators (Sherpas) into the Las Vegas AdvancedCare team

Other Administrative Duties

  • Serve as the primary clinical liaison from AdvancedCare to core DispatchHealth functions including the greater APP DH workforce, moderately complex lab, IT, clinical supply chain, vendor relationships, clinical compliance, quality/safety/experience programs.
  • Developing and maintaining a clinical coverage schedule for AdvancedCare
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Certification/Licensure in the State of Texas as a Nurse Practitioner (FNP or AGACNP) or Physician’s Assistant
  • APP fellowship (preferred) or advanced training in hospital medicine or inpatient medicine
  • Credentialed through DispatchHealth (on hire)
  • History and track-record of success in leadership roles
  • Pass pre-employment background check
  • CPR and ACLS Certified
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check

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