NP, Wound Care Team

Job Requisition #: JR55236

End Date: 1/28/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is recruiting for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our Christiana Care Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Riverside Medical Arts Complex. This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday from 8a to 4:30p. At the present time, no weekends or holiday, but subject to change in the future. 
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In consultation with the physician the APRN will provide direct patient care.  The APRN will consult regarding the patient's condition, diagnosis, treatment plan and medication orders.  The APRN will assist in the management of complex wounds including preparing the patient for procedures, procuring necessary equipment, irrigating the wound, sharp debridement of the wound, suturing and closing of the wound.
  • Initiates referral to appropriate resources as needed to promote collaborative patient care.
  • Prescribes medications as credentialed by The Joint Commission and the Delaware Board of Medical Practice.
  • Write orders and documents in the medical record as indicated.
  • Initiates requests for laboratory data and radiologic studies as needed and interprets results as related to treatment plan.
  • Informs, counsels, and instructs individuals and families on specific health problems and test results.
  • Prepares and maintains complete and accurate medical records and other documents in a timely manner.
  • Serves as a liaison for the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center to CCHS facilities and other community venues as needed.
  • Maintains all certifications and accreditations.
  • Maintains position on CCHS skin integrity team.
  • Serves as a resource to the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center staff.
  • Provide educational in-service to staff.

 
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist Program.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Delaware State RN and APRN license with board certification as Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Be willing to obtain ACLS , HBOT, and WOCN certification.

 

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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