Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Job ID: 3493
Job Type: Full Time

The wound clinic advanced practice clinician (NP/PA) will coordinate and manage comprehensive wound care protocols for the Kelsey-Seybold patient population.  The APC will work in the outpatient setting and manage the care of patients with wounds related to burn injury, prolonged pressure, venous stasis, systemic disease (diabetes, autoimmune) and chronic comorbidities.  Clinical responsibilities will include patient management in the clinic, performing advance wound care procedures and coordinating care for the patients between the primary care, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, podiatric surgery, plastic surgery and the palliative care teams. The APC will serve patients in the North region Monday-Friday 8a-5p. No call or weekends. 


  • A passion for caring for wounds
  • Experience with managing complex and chronic wounds
  • National Wound care certification (WOCNB, ABWM, WCEI)
  • Experience obtaining history and physical, formulating treatment plan, and educating patients and their families
  • The ability to facilitate and incorporate the full breadth of the advance practice training into the practice – from basic primary-care assessments to advanced wound care evaluation and treatment
  • Ability to provide recommendations for prescription of required medications, ointments, and dressings, as well as DME to facilitate wound healing 
  • Knowledge of evidence-based proven effective wound care supplements and topical treatments
  • Knowledge of advanced wound care biologic treatments and skin substitutes 
  • Skills related to wound debridement including sharp, mechanical, and hydro-debridement.
  • Experience with negative pressure wound therapy
  • Understands reimbursement criteria and wound care coding
  • Must be current in BCLS and ACLS and be comfortable with management of cardiac and respiratory emergencies. 


  • Performs specific duties delineated by their supervising physician
  • Performs clinic encounters independent of the supervising physician
  • Coordinates comprehensive care for patients between supporting medical and diagnostic services.
  • Performs wound checks wound dressing changes 
  • Performs minor surgical procedures without in-room supervision including wound debridement, wound repair, injectable therapy, hydro-debridement, and application of skin substitutes
  • Participates in communication with the nurses and medical assistants in coordinating patient care, scheduling, and follow-up protocols. 
  • Provide guidance and oversight of nurse personnel, and medical assistants within the clinic performing wound care
  • Maintains appropriate CME hours and participate in a yearly wound care CME activity

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic accepts H1B Visas.

About Kelsey-Seybold Clinic 
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston’s premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston’s renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 700 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 40+ locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 65 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 19 onsite Kelsey pharmacies and one specialty pharmacy, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for six consecutive years.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by organizational policy or by federal, state, or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. Kelsey-Seybold is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

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