Restorix 1000

Nurse Practitioner – Wound Care

Metairie, LA, USA ● New Orleans, LA, USA Req #1519
Monday, March 1, 2021

Job Summary This position will help support all aspects of care within the organizations and providers scope of practice.  The NP will provide for medical care to patients as outlined in their collaborative agreement under the oversight of their supervising physician in an outpatient center position working with experienced wound care staff.  Knowledge and advanced skills with advanced physical assessment and treatment of complex wounds, management of skin integrity and chronic care management is required.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and sets a treatment plan for all initial and established wound referrals at assigned care locations.
  • Accurately performs history and physical examinations on adult patients with acute and chronic wounds.
  • Assess, diagnose and manage chronic conditions for patient population.
  • Identifies deviations from normal, initiates and evaluates treatment for patients with commonly occurring health problems within scope of practice.
  • Consults, co-manages or refers as appropriate.
  • Prescribes medications as delegated in the protocols and/or procedures.
  • Provides individualized patient teaching and counseling.
  • Communicates with PCP or office staff regarding any changes in patient’s condition.
  • Communicates with collaborating provider as outline in collaborate agreement and state guidelines.
  • Completes necessary documentation as outlined in hospital and RXH Policy.
  • Develops, implements and/or participates in research or educational activities.
  • Maintains competency in clinical practice and meets and maintains requirements for all certifications.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and monitoring of health outcomes for patients.
  • Ensures proper documentation of diagnoses and appropriate coding.
  • Assess and creates treatment plans and prescribes medication in accordance with state requirements and organization protocols.
  • Initiates evaluation and treatment procedures essential to appropriate response to emergency wound situations.
  • Assure staff knowledge and practice surrounding goals of healthy skin integrity and wound management.
  • Actively participate in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes.
  • Participate in education of patients as well as hospital, nursing home and RXH staff to assure best outcomes and most current clinical practice.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participates in quality improvement activities and monitoring of health outcomes for patients
  • Actively participate in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes.
  • Work to ensure the continuity of the mission, vision, and values of the hospital.
  • Responsible for ensuring current state license


Education and Technical Skills:

  • Masters or Doctoral Degree as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Valid state nursing license
  • 2 years’ experience working in an acute care setting as an APRN or RN in one of the following departments: Wound Care, Emergency Room, and or Medical/Surgical Unit
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Board Certification in any of the following Adult Nurse Practitioner/ANP, Family Nurse Practitioner/FNP, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner/GNP, or Clinical Nurse Specialist/ CNS
  • Prescriptive authority
  • BLS from American Heart Association


Additional Eligibility Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge base of HIPAA and OSHA required
  • Patient, compassionate nature
  • Ability to work within a team and take direction
  • Ability to operate as part of a team, alongside physicians and other nurses
  • Proficiency in medical instruments and equipment
  • Effective verbal, written, interpersonal and electronic communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to take initiative, problem solve, and be adaptable and flexible
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously


Physical Requirements:

This position requires the physical demand of standing, bending, lifting, stooping, pushing, pulling, and kneeling.  Some work may require moderate physical exertion (30-50 pounds) on a continuous basis (over 50% of time) or heavy physical exertion (over 50 pounds) on a frequent basis (up to 50% of time).


Note: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements and may change at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. RestorixHealth is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Metairie, LA, USA
  • New Orleans, LA, USA