Job ID: 289694526  |  Last Updated: 10/22/2020

Nurse Practitioner - Podiatry

Employer
Essentia Health
Location
Duluth, MN
Applicant Contact
Theresa Madrinich
Physician and Advanced Practice Recruiter
(218) 786-2110
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites
https://www.essentiahealth.org/careers

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Utilizes advanced health assessment, knowledge, and decision making skills, works independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals. Provides health care to individuals and families, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention. They may care for patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly as noted in age-related category and area of expertise.

PRACTICE SPECIFICS:
This position for the Wound Clinic will offer expanded patient care opportunities in both the Wound Clinic and in the Foot and Ankle Clinic. The Wound Clinic is currently staffed by a mix of Physicians, Plastic Surgeons, and Podiatrists.

The position at this time is to provide patient care in the Outpatient Wound Clinic, and to assist the Physicians as they determine.

Hours for Wound Clinic: 7a-5p M-F. No Weekends.
Hours for Plastic Surgery: 7a-5p M-F. No Weekends
Hours for Foot and Ankle Clinic: 7a-5p. No Weekends

Primary responsibilities: Managing Wound clinic patients of all ages in an Outpatient wound clinic. Manage Foot and Ankle patients of all ages both in a clinical setting and assist with inpatient consultations. Provide patient education, counseling and referrals as clinically warranted.

Practice includes medical evaluation and interpretation of diagnostic tests including laboratory and x-rays. Education or experience in wound and burn care, laceration repair, pediatric populations, x-ray interpretation is desired.

Provide patient education, counseling and referrals as clinically warranted. Practice includes medical evaluation and interpretation of diagnostic tests including laboratory/ x-rays along with implementing treatment protocols and minor procedures both in the wound care setting and Foot and Ankle clinic

EDUCATION:
Masters or Doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited program.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Current licensure as a registered nurse in Minnesota
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in Minnesota
Current certification in CPR/ATLS/CALS/ACLS.
National certification, in applicable area.
Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice.

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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