Wound Care Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Pensacola, FL and Surrounding Area

The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) is responsible for providing high quality wound care within the assigned to an outpatient center.



Fulltime employed position with NO call, NO evenings and NO weekends. Position located in Northwest Florida.. Incumbent will administer wound care and ensure delivered care meets current standards of practice.




  • Adheres to clinical practice guidelines for wound care

  • Demonstrates competency in the position of wound care including assessment, debridement and hyperbaric oxygen treatment.

  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Program specific to service line in which care is being provided in order to optimize quality service and maintain a high level of patient satisfaction.

  • Serves as a patient advocate, initiating action to provide continuity of care within and outside the facility setting.

  • Coordinates the patient plan of care with the physician and hospital’s or facilities clinical disciplines to address patient needs, evaluate the effectiveness of care in order to ensure healing outcome goals.

  • Ensures education is provided to the appropriate hospital’s or facility staff regarding management of the patient’s wound(s)

  • Maintains communication and working relationship with hospitals or facilities administrative team and patient family members in regards to wound care

  • Maintains and retains appropriate patient records, claims and correspondence as it relates to quality assurance procedures, billing & collections, and management reporting systems to include designated administrative duties required for these items.

  • Ensures documentation is completed timely relative to the care provided and meets payer guidelines.

  • Has a working understanding of the diagnostic codes and regulations that govern wound care in various sites of service.


NOTICE TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE TOBACCO USERS

Sacred Heart Health System is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of its patients, associates, physicians and visitors while on the facility campuses.  For this reason, Sacred Heart Health System is a tobacco free campus and is taking measures to establish a tobacco free workforce. 

Effective January 1, 2014 and thereafter, all external applicants who have accepted an offer of employment with the health system will be required to submit to (post job offer) nicotine screening.  Those individuals with positive nicotine screening will result in the withdrawal of the employment offer and will not be eligible to reapply with the system for a period of 12 months during which they must remain tobacco free.
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About Sacred Heart Health System

Sacred Heart Health System is Northwest Florida's leading provider of high quality health care to children and adults. The hub of the Health System is the 566-bed Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola that includes the region's only Women's and Children's Hospital. In 2011 and 2012, Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola was rated in an independent national study among the top 5 percent in the nation for superior patient outcomes.

Key services also include a Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Physicians Network, and a large regional network of 150 physicians with offices stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla.

In 2003, the Health System opened Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 58-bed community hospital in Walton County that is rated among the top hospitals in the United States for patient satisfaction. In March 2010, the new Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla.

Sacred Heart has more than 4,000 employees and is part of Ascension Health, the nation's largest system of Catholic and nonprofit health care facilities.


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If you're a physician interested in a career at Sacred Heart Health System in Northwest Florida,
please contact our physician recruiters.

Valarie Baker
Email: vrbaker@shhpens.org
Toll Free: 1-800-669-5386
Phone: 850-416-7623
Fax: 850-416-1147