Advanced Practice Provider-Wound Clinic - #495523

Intermountain Healthcare


Date: 10/14/2021 16:01 PM

City: Brighton, Utah

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description:

This Advanced Practice Provider will join our Wound Care team based at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. We provide effective treatment methods to assist the healing process of wounds, decreasing potential infection and complications




The APP will provide care independently & collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and technicians. Primarily seeing patients in clinic, the APP will see new patients and complete follow up visits, evaluating and offering assessment of wounds. We anticipate the APP will do some wound debridement and other bedside procedures such as incisions, drainage, toenail removal, placing wound vacs, casting, among others. The APP will be vital in determining patient's plan of care, as well as recommending appropriate follow up care




The APP will also offer consult and round with wound patients throughout the hospital, be involved in some outreach via telemedicine and, potentially, oversee hyperbaric visits of patients




While based primarily at Intermountain Medical Center, the APP will be asked to become privileged at our other facilities in the Utah Valley, Salt Lake Valley, and Wasatch Back, Utah areas. This allows for our APPs to be flexible to support one another across teams and geographies on an as-needed basis




Full time, the APP will typically work Monday - Friday day shifts




Prior clinical experience in wound care is highly preferred for this position

Job Essentials



Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are accountable for the provision of patient care at the top of licensure, within their scope of practice. Licensed, credentialed and privileged to perform such duties as:

  • Maintenance and promotion of health and prevention of disease;
  • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, correction, and consultation;
  • Procedures as outlined by specialty, and referral for health problems;
  • Education of the patient, patient's family, clinical staff, and others;
  • Prescription or administration of prescription drugs or devices in accordance with a consultation and referral plan;
  • Consultation with other healthcare providers;
  • Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care;
  • Continually learning and developing for optimal patient care and outcomes.



Advanced Practice Providers may also participate in research, utilize evidence-based practice to improve quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population throughout our organization.



Minimum Qualifications

Current state license as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA)


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Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant


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Eligible for State Controlled Substance License II through V


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Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V


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BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers


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Other certification as required: ACLS

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies


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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations


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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc


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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items


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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc)


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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time

Location:

Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital

Work City:

Murray

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

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