Nurse Practioner

General Description:
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the successful implementation, ongoing management, and overall success of the free standing wound center. This includes responsibility for operations, personnel, budget, reimbursement, quality management, and community awareness consistent with CutisCare guidelines. The Nurse Practitioner examines and treats patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with other health care professionals. Ensures proper illness and injury care and disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Manage Personnel:
Manage staff for the wound center. Responsibilities include conducting performance appraisals, developing staff, and adherence to company personnel policies and procedures. Appropriate input from CutisCare Human Resources Department is required.

Maintain Quality:
Monitor and ensure the accuracy and completeness of patient information entered into the EMR/database. Ensure that the quality management program is adhered to by appropriate clinical staff; treatment completions and healing outcomes fall within acceptable CutisCare parameters; and timely reviews of clinical charts are conducted by appropriate nursing and medical staff.

Direct Finances and Reimbursement:
Help to maximize billing and collections by ensuring patient charges are coded and entered appropriately and in compliance with the requirements of Medicare and medical plans.

Qualifications:

  1. ARNP or PA required, licensed in the State of Florida
  2. Previous healthcare experience in a program operations setting, including some background in personnel, community awareness, and/or reimbursement preferred.
  3. Demonstrates the following skills, knowledge and abilities:
  • High degree of management confidence, including supervisory, leadership, and motivational skills
  • High degree of organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Basic knowledge of healthcare reimbursement issues
  • Basic financial/P&L knowledge as it relates to services provided

Working Conditions:
Works in a medical office setting.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential competencies, duties, and requirements of this position. These include walking, lifting, stooping, bending, driving, and sitting in meetings or at computers.

 

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