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Embry Health Nurse Practitioner in Douglas, Arizona

Business Overview

At Embry Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health, through quality care. We are innovating healthcare through new initiatives that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive, and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering new approaches to total health that puts the patient first.

Position Overview

Embry Health is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to help with the expansion of our services across the US!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Help plan and coordinate the delivery of quality and safe patient care at testing and vaccination clinics.

  • Collaborating with physicians within the framework of approved guidelines and protocols, following established clinical protocols and clinical practice guidelines.

  • Providing outpatient care including pain management and routine follow up as appropriate.

  • Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.

  • Maintains legible, accurate, and confidential medical records. Documents all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations consistent with NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance), and state regulatory standards.

  • Completes hospital rounds as requested or required by the physician.

  • Completes daily assignments and documentation within requested time frame.

  • Provides leadership, direction, and support in emergency situations.

  • Adheres to, interprets and monitors established clinical and administrative policies, procedures and standards.

  • Demonstrates effective use of time management, conflict/problem resolution and delegation skills.

  • Acts as a liaison between staff, physicians and patients to facilitate problem resolution.

  • Coordinates and communicates patient care activities with health care team members and appropriate departments, including admissions and discharges, triage, physician orders and rounds.

  • Demonstrates clear, concise professional communication with all contacts in a manner which conveys mutual respect and concern.

  • Actively facilitates a positive proactive tone with co-workers and patients

  • Acts as a clinical resource/role model to other members of the health care team.

  • Maintains professional and appropriate communication and behavior with patients, co-workers, physicians, and vendors.

  • Maintains HIPAA confidentiality at all times.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to allow Embry Health to bill under your NPI.

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Listening skills

  • Organization skills

  • Time management skills

  • Teamwork skills

  • Empathy and compassion

  • The ability to work under pressure and for long hours

  • The ability to provide accurate, effective care in stressful situations

Education and Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing, Family Medicine or a very closely related subject.

  • Must be a licensed Nurse Practitioner within the state you are applying to work in and must be in good standing.

  • A minimum of 6 years of licensed nursing experience at least 3 of which must be as a licensed Nurse Practitioner.

At Embry Health, we strive to increase access to healthcare across the state of Arizona. We are a multi-site operation with drive-thru testing sites located throughout Maricopa, Pinal, Cochise, and Mohave Counties. The Field Unit has primarily focused on COVID-19 testing, however, they are expanding to provide a variety of primary care related services including vaccinations, med checks, refills, and other services. Designed to increase access to medical services during the pandemic, especially for those who are unable to go into a traditional clinic setting. Test/clinic sites operate a variety of hours with many being open 24/7. Locations of clinic sites cover diverse locations such as parking lots, long term temporary structures, community college locations.

We are currently recruiting for Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) or related other licensed providers to work in mobile or field-based clinic settings. The work environment is based in multiple outdoor Advanced Care clinics that operate primarily within field-based test / or mobile sites. The Field Unit has primarily focused on COVID-19 testing, however, they are expanding to provide a variety of primary care related services including vaccinations, med checks, refills, and other services. Designed to increase access to medical services during the pandemic, especially for those who are unable to go into a traditional clinic setting.

Test/clinic sites operate a variety of hours with many being open 24/7. Locations of clinic sites cover diverse locations such as parking lots, long term temporary structures, community college locations.

  • Hours

  • Multiple shifts available with the ability for providers to work preferred shift

  • Providers would not be expected to be available for all shifts

  • Multiple hours per week available including full time, part-time, and PRN

  • Primary shift blocks

  • AM 07:00 - 15:00

  • PM 15:00 - 23:00

  • Overnight 23:00 - 07:00

  • COVID-19 Related Required Services

  • Must be willing and able to collect specimens from patients for COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses

  • Must be knowledgeable in COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses

  • Willingness and ability to educate patients on risk avoidance and mitigation efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19

  • Comfortable in handling and processing specimens related to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses once collected. Such as bagging and labeling specimens for external lab testing

  • Must be willing and able to adapt to factors unknown or unforeseen during the ongoing pandemic[Text Wrapping Break]

  • Diverse Clinic Site Location Requirements

  • Must be willing and able to work in a variety of environments

  • Field locations including but not limited to field clinics with diverse environmental factors such as rain and heat

  • Temporary pop-up tent locations such as for focused single day events

  • Long term temporary structures such as test/clinic sites located in parking lots

  • Most long term temporary structures will have offices that are air-conditioned, however, this is not guaranteed and the expectation to work in areas with evaporative or fan-based cooling systems

  • Examples of temporary clinic site locations include parking lots at private employers, city-owned land, educational institutions, churches, and other similar sites

  • Customer Service Excellence

  • Delivers excellent customer service

  • Seeks to increase patient engagement and satisfaction through the integration of feedback from patients, management, and professional colleagues

  • Focuses consistently on the patient

  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment

  • Communicates effectively and adjusts communication style to effectively influence quality outcomes and patient needs

  • Cultivate and maintain all levels of communication

  • Healthcare Environment Management

  • Adapts to changing clinic models

  • Resolve conflict using appropriate management techniques

  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships among practice employees and retail store colleagues

  • Reprioritizes continually throughout the day to fulfill patient and business needs

  • Manages clinical and non-clinical duties efficiently

  • Manages multiple demands and needs of clinic operations, patients in the queue, and incoming phone calls while maintaining focus and high-quality care to the patient regardless of setting

  • Adapts quickly to new models of patient care for clinic efficiency

  • Demonstrates core values in all communications and interactions

  • Assist with hiring, development, and evaluation of Practice employees

  • Enhances operational effectiveness, emphasizing cost containment without jeopardizing important innovation or quality of care

  • Healthcare Staffing Management

  • Adapts to changing staffing models

  • Demonstrates leadership among peers, and other clinic staff members

  • Coaches and follows protocols in education for other healthcare workers

  • Works well among other healthcare workers from diverse backgrounds and specialties

  • Adapts to working with diverse peers from other non-traditional primary care healthcare models such as clinical staff from paramedic or EMT backgrounds

  • Required Qualifications

  • Active Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in good standing and active in the state of this job posting.

  • Current National Board Certification, Family Practice or related specialty

  • A minimum of 6 months of recent and relevant Nurse Practitioner of which Primary Care experience in either family medicine or primary care practice, preferred

  • Demonstrated effective verbal, written, and electronic communication skills

  • Demonstrated outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Proven Initiative, problem-solving ability, adaptability, and flexibility

  • Demonstrated ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously

  • Proven proficiency in information management and technology

  • Demonstrated capacity to collaborate with professional colleagues as necessary to provide quality care

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3+ years of Nurse Practitioner or similar experience preferred

  • Providers will be assigned a primary site, however, is expected to travel to and staff other locations within a manager-defined area as needed by the business

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to move about and interact with customers, sit, write, operate the computer and phone, speak intelligibly, and hear

  • Depending on the market, the ability to be proficient in both speaking and writing in Spanish may be required

  • Education

  • Completion of Master's Degree level Family Nurse Practitioner program with current license in state of employment to practice in the Advanced Practice Nurse role required

  • Or Bachelors or Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies with current National Board Certification and State of Employment license to practice

  • Or similar licensure to provide advanced care services in the state of employment

Subsidiary Companies of Embry Health:

  • TestNOW https://www.testnow.com/

  • Embry Women's Health https://embrywomenshealth.com/

  • Backstage Medical Systems https://backstagemed.com/

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