Provider Solutions & Development Wound Care Nurse Practitioner in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence Alaska Medical Center is seeking a Wound Care nurse practitioner to join their multidisciplinary outpatient Wound Care Program located on the main hospital campus. The nurse practitioner will help perform new patient consultations as well as follow up evaluations for patients with a full range of problem healing wounds, including follow-up for wounds seen in our local EDs and urgent care clinics. The ideal candidate enjoys performing procedures that include selective and excisional debridement, incision and drainage, biopsies and application of skin substitutes /bioengineered tissue in an outpatient setting. You'll work closely with a strong team of seasoned wound and lymphedema certified providers and develop a plan of care with providers of several specialties to help the patients’ progress toward healing. Enjoy an excellent work-life balance in Anchorage, Alaska.
Previous wound care experience preferred, however a minimum of 2 years of experience in either Primary Care or a specialty program will be considered.
Experience in hyperbaric oxygen therapy preferred, but not required
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with an MSN required
Certification as a nurse practitioner required
Active License to practice in Alaska required
Successful completion of hospital credentialing process required
Current BLS certification required
Where You’ll Work
With 401 beds, more than 1,100 nurses and more than 800 doctors, Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the state and the only one with a dedicated Children’s Hospital. A nationally recognized Level II trauma center, this hospital features heart and cancer centers, Alaska’s largest emergency department with LifeMed Alaska air ambulance transport, full diagnostic, rehabilitation and surgical services, and inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse recovery services for adults and children.
Where You’ll Live
Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within city limits are hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking and skiing, a ski resort, golf courses, major dogsled race starts, and several peaks of the hugely popular Chugach Mountains. With shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center, Anchorage blends city living with the wilderness of the great outdoors.
Who You’ll Work For
Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission – to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran
Job ID Number: 15789
Facility Name: Providence Alaska Medical Center
Location Name: Anchorage
Brand Name: Providence
Provider Profession: Nurse Practitioner
Medical Specialty: Hyperbaric and Wound Medicine
Job Setting: Hospital
Type of Role: Clinical
Phone Number: (425) 525-5856
Schedule: Full Time
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