Nurse Practitioner - Senior Care - Nights

Remote - Sioux Falls, SD

General Hours: Night shift, some weekends and holidays required

Exempt/Non-Exempt Status: Exempt 

Department: Senior Care

Schedule: 36 hours a week, 3- 12 hour shifts/week

SUMMARY:

Assumes the responsibility for the provision of medical care to patients in Avel eCare Senior Care under the direction and supervision of a physician. Nurse Practitioners practice under the rules and regulations of the Nurse Practice Act of the states in which the practitioner is providing services.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The individual must be able to work the hours specified above. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform these essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, so long as the accommodations do not cause undue hardship to the employer.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • Master’s or Doctorate degree required.
  • One or more years of experience preferred.
  • Geriatrics, internal medicine, nursing home, and/or experience with geriatric populations preferred.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE and/or REGISTRATIONS: 

  • Licensed as a nurse practitioner with one unrestricted state license is required.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse with one unrestricted state license is required.
  • An active Federal DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) and State CSR certification (if applicable) is required.
  • APRN (advanced practice registered nurses) licensure required within the states that Avel eCare Senior Care services are being provided within 6 months of hire including any state specific education requirements.
  • Federal DEA and/or State DEA certification may be required within the states that Avel eCare Senior Care services are being provided within 6 months of hire.
  • Completion of state specific certification/education within the initial and renewal time periods is required.
  • Must maintain full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from a nationally recognized certifying body. The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected.

About Avel eCare

Avel eCare is a nationally recognized telemedicine care provider offering the largest and most comprehensive virtual health networks in the world. Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Avel operates a multispecialty telemedicine network, partnering with more than 650 health care systems, rural hospitals, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, school districts, prisons, skilled nursing facilities and law enforcement agencies to deliver innovative telemedicine care across the country.

During the past three decades, Avel has developed eight distinct telehealth services, —Behavioral Health, Critical Care, Emergency, Hospitalist, Pharmacy, Specialty Care, Senior Care and School Health—in response to needs expressed by the communities and clinicians whom Avel serves. Within the past year alone, Avel’s virtual health care delivery model has impacted the lives of nearly two million patients. The efficiency of these telehealth services have saved health care costs and unnecessary time and travel for patients and physicians. On a national and world level, we are a model of how telehealth presents effective solutions today and tomorrow’s most daunting challenges. 

An innovative spirit among Avel eCare employees provided the spark that started Avel eCare’s telemedicine movement and is what continues to fuel our ability to transform the way healthcare is delivered across the world today. When you join the Avel team, you’ll appreciate the dedication, collaboration and support of other highly skilled professionals who work with you onsite in our virtual hospital hub or through our remote workforce.

Mission

Every person and every community deserves access to high quality care. Avel’s experts collaborate with local clinicians through telemedicine, to deliver high quality care when and where it’s needed.

Vision

Avel eCare serves as a catalyst for change. We are creating a future of health care without boundaries through Service, Quality, Collaboration, and Innovation.

JOB CODE: 240