Beebe Healthcare
July 11, 2024
Lewes, Delaware
Job Type



  • Advanced Practice
  • Casual
  • Variable shifts
  • 7743


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Job Description

Why Beebe?Become part of the Beebe team - an inclusive team positioned in a vibrant, coastal community. Enjoy a fulfilling career as you support the health of our patients and a team focused on excellence.


This is a grant-funded, term-limited position through December 2026.


The Community Outreach Population Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide primary health care and behavioral health services as a member of a healthcare team comprised of Behavioral Health and Community Outreach RNs, Peers, Community Health Workers, and drivers. The Nurse Practitioner in this role will function within the appropriate scope and credentials as approved by Beebe Healthcare.


In this role the NP works on our mobile health clinic (MHC) that travels throughout Sussex County. The MHC has a focus on Behavioral Health and Addiction Medicine. Knowledge of various psychiatric and addiction disorders preferred. Promotes and practices evidence-based treatment standards. Willing to work with students, interns, and residents. Able to work in a cooperative setting and interested in collaborating with a dynamic, developing behavioral health and addiction medicine team. Is passionate about behavioral health and can be a strong champion for patients.

Additionally, preventative/primary health care and social healthcare will be included in services and care offered. This individual must be willing to work closely with other staff and be comfortable in a mobile environment of care. Locations include, but are not limited to, areas where underserved/uninsured individuals reside, homeless encampments, recovery homes, churches, schools, employer sites, and communities in need of services. The goal is to connect with patients who are unable to get to a Beebe Healthcare facility so we can bring care to them.



Services provided by the MHC team include behavioral health care, preventative/primary care, vaccines, point of care testing/lab draws, and referrals. Includes traveling to multiple locations, hours can vary. This is a casual position that has the opportunity to grow.



Clinical Responsibilities: 

  • Comprehensive patient care, including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, counseling and education of patients and their families.
  • Collect and record data in a comprehensive, accurate, and systemic manner.
  • Analyze patient data and formulate an individualized plan of care based on patient assessment and needs.
  • Compassion for individuals with mental health and substance use disorders and ability to work with patients during their recovery journey.
  • Ability to work in partnership with patients to identify treatments that allow for quality of life in a safe and fulfilling way.
  • Provides primary care directly on a mobile health clinic, emphasizing accessibility, health promotion, illness prevention and continuity of care to patients presenting with both minor and complex health issues.
  • Completes physical examinations, performs/orders appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Manages common acute and chronic illnesses, including minor trauma, episodic problems, and common chronic disorders.
  • Administers vaccines according to accepted guidelines and prescribes medications as appropriate.
  • Prescribes Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), including buprenorphine.
  • Maintains knowledge of clinical protocols and best practice guidelines.


Quality of Service:

  • Documents all patient encounters completely and in a timely manner.
  • Adheres to clinical practice guidelines that are adopted by Beebe Healthcare.
  • Keeps medical knowledge current through attendance at medical CME programs at least 20 hours per year.
  • Maintains an acceptable level of compliance with clinical and regulatory standards including medical record documentation per Joint Commission standards.
  • Demonstrates appropriate interactions toward patients & families in a manner that helps to put patients at ease.
  • Participants in the Performance Improvement activities of the Beebe Healthcare and Mobile Health Clinic through chart audits, development, and implementation of practice standards.


  • Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to provide treatment, ongoing follow-up, and evaluation of the plan of care with the patient.
  • Assists mobile health clinic staff willingly in difficult situations in the interest of providing quality service to the patients.
  • Demonstrates constructive problem solving with colleagues and mobile clinic staff.
  • Supports established policies and procedures of the Mobile Health Clinic. Makes recommendations and contributes to policy formulation.
  • Completes required documentation for referrals and consultations.
  • Returns patient telephone calls within an appropriate time frame based on patient needs and expectations.


  • Demonstrates excellence in both internal and external customer service.
  • Understands and is able to effectively communicate HIPAA compliance, corporate compliance and client confidentiality.
  • Ensures and/or remains in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and accrediting standards.
  • Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as defined by the Joint Commission and Beebe Healthcare.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.



  • Participates in promoting the awareness, enrollment, and utilization of the Mobile Health Clinic among community partners and staff.
  • Supervises the clinical practice of medical/PA/NP students and residents as appropriate and contributes to the learning of students from other disciplines.
  • Acts as a resource to staff and the community regarding current trends in health care as well as specific health issues.




NP - Nurse Practitioner

  • Graduate of a registered approved Nurse Practitioner (NP) Program
  • Completion of required State/National Certification Programs
  • Current licensure and registration in the State of Delaware, Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner, and DEA license.


  • PMHNP - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • At least 1 year of experience in the field of addiction medicine preferred but not required.







Competencies Skills

* Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
* Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs
* Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
* Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
* Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors


* NP - Nurse Practitioner
* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification


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Salaries starting at

USD $46.44/Hr.

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