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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: DispatchHealth Management
Location: Deltona
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

How You'll Make an Impact: The DispatchHealth Medical Technician II (DHMT-II) supports patient care by assisting with physical exam, point of care testing, treatments and data gathering. The DHMT II works at the direction of a virtual DispatchHealth Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) while being present with patients in their homes. Strong organizational and customer service skills are keys to success as the DHMT-II. Extensive on-the-job training will be provided for this exciting opportunity to assist in the delivery of hospital-level healthcare in the comfort of a patient's home.

Job Details:

  • New modality opening in Daytona Beach!
  • Flexible schedule, day shift
  • Competitive compensation & benefits offered
  • On-site training offered
  • CEU education, license reimbursement
  • Must be able work some evenings and weekends
  • Growth opportunities
  • Looking to get a class started in September! What You'll Do:
    • Drive DispatchHealth vehicle to meet patients at their place of need and load and unload supplies for daily activities
    • Don and doff PPE appropriately and maintain strict infection prevention strategies
    • Communicate with a healthcare provider via messaging video conference and mobile device.
    • Obtain patient's vital signs and assist in the collection of patient data
    • Facilitate a physical exam using a mobile device and conduct other diagnostic tests and treatments as requested by virtual provider, as permitted by state law. This may include, but is not limited to, blood draws, EKG, splints, basic wound care, and other patient care activities that are required for the successful completion of the visit.
    • Perform indicated point-of-care lab testing as directed by virtual provider
    • Prepare discharge instructions in conjunction with provider
    • Responsible for equipment use, care and allocation
    • Restock and clean equipment at end of shift appropriately
    • Other duties as assigned to successfully complete a visit and maintain equipment and vehicles What You Need:
      • Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse, as per state regulations.
      • Minimum one (1) year patient facing experience
      • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
      • BLS, American Heart Association
      • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
      • Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50 pounds
      • Ability to walk up and down several flights of stairs easily while carrying equipment
      • Strong customer service, communication, and technological skills
      • Previous experience of comprehensive history gathering and documentation within EMR
      • Previous experience with basic procedural skills
      • Cultural competency - ability to interact with patients and families and develop rapport and trust, ability to communicate and provide verbal professional clinical presentations/summaries
      • Function autonomously and as part of a team to responsibility deliver care with flexibility and open-mindedness
      • Continuous learner with strong critical thinking skills
      • Ability to work a varied schedule with evenings, holidays and weekends required Who We Are: 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
          Connect With Us:

          Get to know us! Watch the video below to hear from healthcare professionals on what it's like to work with DispatchHealth. Follow us on Facebook , Twitter and YouTube to learn more.

          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.

Keywords: DispatchHealth Management, Deltona , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Deltona, Florida

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