Full time Nurse Practitioner
Job Summary: Provides treatment services for patients admitted to the Wound Center in collaboration with the panel and attending physicians. Provides diagnosis, treatment and consultation as needed for wound patients. Assess the physical health status of patients. Assists the physician and treatment team in reviewing the condition of the patient and determining the correct treatment options. Prescribes medications and write orders for the program’s patients.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a Master’s or Doctorate degree in Nursing Practice and current licensure as a nurse practitioner in the State of Michigan. BLS required.
Knowledge, Skills & Ability: Shares accountability for healing outcomes in the Wound Center, which includes clinical practices and patient satisfaction leading to the success of the program. Must be self-confident, a team player and be affable/congenial. Experience with an electronic medical record preferred. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with patients, doctors and other staff, have the ability to maintain patient confidentiality and possess the ability to work independently and function as an integral member with other healthcare professionals. Must have knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and basic medical procedures and skilled in monitoring patient responses and assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Two years of clinical experience in a wound care program preferred.
Working Conditions: Primarily works in clean, well lit, air controlled area, not under any extreme conditions. Able to work around moderate noise level in an office environment. Potential exposure to infectious disease.
Physical Requirements: Constantly see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear. Frequently stand, sit, walk, reach, push/pull, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, taste/smell, lift/carry 1 to 49 lbs. Occasionally lift/carry 50+ lbs.