Nurse (RN) - Mobile Health Unit
Dover, DE Nursing
Job Type


$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS!



Westside Family Healthcare is a nonprofit organization that provides high quality primary medical care without regard to ability to pay. At Westside Family Healthcare, the Mobile Health Nurse helps to coordinate clinical services for patients in our community. During summer months, the Mobile Health Nurse’s focus will be on migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSAW). During non-summer months, the Mobile Health Nurse will work with the MSAW team to develop and deliver healthcare to other populations in the community. Duties include outreach and facilitating clinical care, ensuring smooth operation of the clinical team on the Mobile Health Unit (MHU), initial preparation of the patient, patient education, assisting the provider during patient examinations, phlebotomy services, and Direct Observation Therapy.

Since opening our doors in 1988, Westside has been driven by our mission to improve the health of our communities by providing equal access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay. With 240 team members, five health centers, one mobile health unit and over 27,000 patients all across Delaware, Westside is committed to improving health, one patient, one family, one community at a time.

WORKING AT WESTSIDE MEANS WORKING IN A PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL HOME. A Primary Care Medical Home is not a special building. It is a way to provide healthcare that puts the patient at the center of health care decision-making. As a community health center, Westside Family Healthcare provides care for everyone who walks through our doors, regardless of ability to pay, immigration or citizenship status, national origin, religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Our Mission: To improve the health of our communities by providing equal access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay Our Vision: Achieve health equity for all

Our Values:

  • Compassion: Lead with compassion
  • Service: Serve with humility
  • Excellence: Be exceptional
  • Empowerment: Empower all people

OUR BENEFITS: Our benefit package includes medical insurance (two plans to choose from), dental insurance (through Guardian Dental), vision insurance, life insurance paid by Westside with the option to purchase more paid, short-term disability paid for by Westside, long term disability paid by the employee, a 401(k) retirement plan with a match, and supplemental insurances. We offer a generous PTO package and flexibility to provide work/life balance. Westside Family Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity.


  1. Engage in outreach initiatives as directed by the Associate Director of Migrant/Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAW) Program. This includes building relationships with farm owners, managers and crew leaders in order to connect with migrant and seasonal agricultural workers with clinical services.
  2. Maintain the MHU in accordance with Joint Commission standards, including stocking and maintenance of diagnostic equipment, supplies and medications needed for patient care. Perform and document daily completion of QC logs and maintain POCT before beginning patient care
  3. Assist providers and medical assistants with patient care, e.g., take vital signs, perform EKGs, collect specimens, irrigate ears, dress wounds, splint and tape injuries, perform selected diagnostic tests, and assist with pap smears, physical exams, and minor procedures when necessary
  4. Proactively and continuously reviews patient medical records to identify any care needs requiring intervention
  5. Educates patient/family about medical conditions (existing or newly diagnosed) to assist them in appropriate self-management
  6. Attend community meetings and participate in community events/fairs to support the care for patient’s we partner with
  7. Lead team outings and outreach during nurse led health screening events


Minimum Objective Qualifications

  1. State of Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse licensure with no restrictions or disciplinary action
  2. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the area of ambulatory care or comparable
  3. Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
  4. Ambulatory Care Certification or commit to obtaining upon hire
  5. Fluency in written and spoken English and spoken Spanish, including knowledge of medical terminology
  6. Become trained in phlebotomy within six months of hire
  7. At least six months of experience with electronic medical record software
  8. Ability to travel independently to locations (reliable transportation, insured vehicle and valid driver’s license)