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Nurse Practitioner- Independent Contractor, Full or Part Time

New Orleans, LA, USA Req #757
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

This position will help support all aspects of patient care within 
the organization and the provider’s scope of practice.  
The NP will provide for medical care to 
patients as outlined in his/her collaborative agreement and under the oversight 
of his/her supervising physician in the outpatient, inpatient, home or nursing 
home setting.  Knowledge and advanced 
skills with advanced physical assessment and treatment of complex wounds, 
management of skin integrity and chronic care management is required.

 

Detailed 
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 clinical 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 with other specialties
  • Prescribes medications as delegated 
         in the protocols and/or procedures.
  • Provides individualized patient 
         teaching and counseling.
  • Communicates with Primary Care 
         Physician (PCP) or office staff regarding any changes in patient’s 
         condition.
  • Communicates with collaborating 
         provider as outline in collaborative agreement and in accordance with 
         applicable federal, state and local guidelines.
  • Completes necessary documentation as 
         outlined in hospital’s and RXH’s policies.
  • 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 treatments/procedures 
    performed

  • Assesses and creates treatment plans and 
    prescribes medication in accordance with applicable federal, state and local requirements 
    and WPS protocols.

  • Initiates evaluation and treatment procedures 
    essential to appropriate response to emergency wound and ostomy 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.

  • Work to ensure the continuity of the mission, 
    vision, and values of the hospital.

  • Responsible for ensuring current state license

  • Ensure compliance 
    with all Company policies and procedures


     
  • Education and Technical Skills:

  • Masters 
    or Doctoral Degree as a Nurse Practitioner

  • Valid 
    active state nursing license in good standing

  • 3 
    years acute care medical/surgical nursing experience required

  • 2 
    years of experience in management of wound, ostomy and continence care 
    preferred

  • 2 
    years Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) experience preferred

  • 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

  • Active 
    DEA license with prescriptive authority.

  • Basic 
    Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association

  • Wound 
    Care Certification (WCC) preferred (will be required to obtain within 1 year of 
    employment for full time RXH providers)

 

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

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • New Orleans, LA, USA