How You'll Make an Impact
We are hiring Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants / Physician Associates with acute care experience in ER, Urgent Care, or Internal Medicine to join our growing team serving the Fort Worth community. Our Advanced Practice Providers team with DHMTs (Medical Technicians) and are equipped with everything needed to treat common to complex injuries and illnesses through comprehensive health assessments, including diagnosis, treatment, and outcome management, for patients of all ages. Our innovative model allows us to provide definitive care in the home, including point of care laboratory studies, minor procedures, splinting, wound care, suturing, IV fluid and medication administration. We provide whole person care by facilitating timely follow up and care coordination.
What You'll Do
Work as a team with a DHMT (Medical Technician) to deliver care in the patient’s home. This involves being a mobile unit and driving in a company vehicle to the place of service.
Perform comprehensive health assessments and diagnose and treat complex illnesses.
Provide therapeutic interventions, such as splinting, suturing, wound care and minor procedures.
Use critical thinking skills and follow evidence-based standards of practice.
Accurately and thoroughly document your patient encounter and ensure accuracy.
Analyze test data to diagnose, treat and arrange appropriate follow up for the patient to ensure continuity of care.
Educate patients and families on how to treat their acute illness and manage their health and well-being.
Effectively navigate difficult conversations related to end-of-life issues and goals of care.
Communicate effectively with patients, family, the medical power of attorney, primary care provider and all individuals involved in the patient’s care.
Identify and proactively solve problems.
Adhere to clinical and safety standards, protocols, and performance metrics.
Provide care with compassion, empathy, and cultural competency.
Maintain positive relationships with EMT partners and remote teams.
Attend training sessions and clinical team meetings.
Maintain professional etiquette and serve as ambassadors for DirectShifts.
Lead your practice and always do what’s right for the patient.
What You Need
Minimum of two years of experience as an APP in the Emergency Department, Urgent Care, Internal Medicine, Hospital, Family Practice, Cardiac, Pulmonary or other relevant areas.
Those with less than two years of experience as an APP, but with two or more years' experience as a paramedic, RN (ED or ICU), Flight Nurse or a graduate from an ENP program or fellowship (NP's) or EM/Hospitalist residency (PA's) are also encouraged to apply.
Graduate with an advanced degree from an accredited institution
Current unrestricted state license as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Associate
Nationally board certified, current
Current BLS / ACLS certification
Prescriptive authority and DEA
What makes us different?
DirectShifts is a provider-led organization and encourages our teams to help inform decisions that impact your practice.
We spend time with our patients to treat the whole person, on average 40 minutes.
Our patient-centric approach consistently results in a NPS score of 95 or better.
We offer flexible work schedules and PTO.
We offer full healthcare benefits and 401k for full-time employees, with a company match.
We support professional growth and leadership opportunities.
We offer CME, organizational conference, and workshop opportunities.
Our clinicians align with our guiding principles:
We connect clinicians with hospitals directly, bypassing external staffing agencies or recruiters.