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Mobile Hyperbaric Centers is changing lives, one patient at a time. MHC is a leader in multiplace hyperbaric oxygen treatment which substantially enhances healing for those dealing with chronic and non-healing wounds. Our mission is to safely heal patients and have fun doing it! This mission is behind everything we do. Our number one priority is providing our patients with a safe environment that combines cutting edge technology with a welcoming and engaging experience. We are seeking dynamic people to join our team who have a passion for helping people and who thrive in a friendly and positive work environment.

We are currently seeking candidates for Nurse Practitioner for our Euclid Hospital location. This individual is responsible for assisting the Medical Director and other staff providers in the initial evaluation; and follow-up examinations, on patients referred to the Hyperbaric department; as well as supervising the Hyperbaric Medicine Oxygen treatments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform history and physical examinations on patients referred to the department
  • Perform follow-up examinations on patients currently receiving treatment in the department
  • Supervise the delivery of the Hyperbaric Medicine Oxygen treatments (HBOT) provided to the patients
  • Review patients’ daily assessments including vital signs, taken by Hyperbaric Technicians prior to treatment and clear or not clear patient for HBOT accordingly, based on clinical guidelines
  • Perform patient evaluation on any patient who experiences a medical emergency while in the department and coordinate emergency medical care accordingly, including transport to emergency department, as indicated
  • Act as panel technician or chamber technician during HBOT as needed
  • Educate patients about their medical condition and the benefits of HBOT, and encourage patient compliance with their treatment program
  • Communicate with referring providers on the status of their referred patient’s progress in healing, or lack of healing accordingly
  • Participate in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs of MHC
  • Support the growth of the Practice, as related to referral provider education, patient education, under the direction of the Medical Director
  • Works collaboratively with the Practice Manager in practice growth activities
  • Maintain professional relationships with center staff
  • Maintain professional relationships with MHC administration and staff
  • Maintain compliance with all regulatory agencies, including but not limited to HIPPA, OSHA, CLIA, NFPA, DOL, CMS and commercial payers
  • Ensures daily clinical operations are provided in compliance with industry standard guidelines and MHC guidelines
  • Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications:

  • Hold an unrestricted license as a nurse practitioner
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Hold unrestricted DEA license
  • Maintain board certification in primary specialty
  • Must successfully pass background check and drug screen
  • Must successfully complete 40 hours online HBOT Training course
  • Must successfully complete MHC Provider Training course, to include proctored dives
  • Must successfully be insured for malpractice insurance under MHC malpractice carrier
  • Must successfully be credentialed for privileges in Hyperbaric Medicine at MHC
  • Must successfully be credentialed by CMS and commercial payers
  • Must successfully participate in quality assurance programs, as related to coding and documentation, medical necessity guidelines and appropriateness of care
  • Ability to document protected health care information in MHC EMR, eClinical Works
  • Ability to use various software applications, such as Microsoft Office Products, to include Word and Excel

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to function in Hyperbaric Chamber environment
  • Must have full range of body motion
  • Ability to move and/or transport patients to/from wheelchairs to treatment chairs
  • Must be able to exert, lift and/or move a minimum of 50 lbs. occasionally, and up to 20 lbs. frequently, in order to lift, carry, push, pull, grip or otherwise move objects, including human body
  • Other physical demands: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, bending, seeing, climbing and digital dexterity and sensitivity

Working Conditions:

  • May be requested to work outside of regularly scheduled work week (i.e. weekends and evenings)
  • Some medical conditions are absolute contraindications when partaking in Hyperbaric treatments, including, but not limited to pregnancy, mitochondrial disorders, or untreated pneumothorax
  • Some medical conditions are relative contraindications when partaking in hyperbaric treatments including, but not limited to: asthma, congenital spherocytosis, history of seizures, optic neuritis, claustrophobia, sickle cell disease, history of thoracic/chest surgery, emphysema, middle ear barotrauma or history of ear surgery, poorly controlled diabetes
  • Some medications being used are relative contraindications to being compressed in a hyperbaric chamber including, but not limited to; Doxorubicin (Adriamycin), Bleomycin, Cisplatin, Disulfiram (Antabuse) and Mafenide acetate (Sulfamylon)

Mobile Hyperbaric Centers offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, paid holidays, 401K, and vacation.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. MHC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this job email your details to lkocian@mhcenters.com