Apria Healthcare

Dir Wound Care

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Clinical - Sales
Location : Location
US-CA-Lake Forest
Full/Part Time

Job Summary


Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients at home. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful and compassionate people, to meet the needs of our patients.   Already an industry leader in healthcare services, we provide home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help our patients sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer.


The Director Wound Care will collaborate with executive-level management in the development of performance goals and long-term operational plans.  Most importantly, this position nurtures culture and engagement while overseeing strategies focused on improving the overall experience of employees and patients.  Key responsibilities for creating a positive, employee-centric environment include:

  • Cultivating and promoting a culture that reinforces Apria’s vision and core values by creating a diverse, inclusive and psychologically safe work environment.
  • Advocating for your team by defining/re-defining processes, removing obstacles and challenging the status quo.
  • Maintaining a big picture perspective; able to link programs, activities, and communications in ways that support a cohesive employee experience.
  • Handling high-level strategy for team structure and growth plans, relationships with our Apria teams and issues escalated by managers and individual contributors.
  • Setting clear, concise, and attainable team goals that foster a culture of accountability and continuous improvement
  • Motivating team members to be fully engaged and to perform at their fullest potential.
  • Leading by example with clear direction, candid feedback, and a communication style that results in trust and optimism.
  • Recognizing high performance and reward accomplishments.
  • Encouraging creativity.
  • Suggesting and organizing team-building activities.




The Wound Care Director is responsible for supporting zone sales, and clinical support functions for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) in order to achieve zone revenue and starts objectives. This position will help strengthen the foundation for continued growth for NPWT by providing support and direction to zone field sales team members



  • Supporting fields sales team members to achieve zone’s annual starts and revenue objectives and strategic goals
  • Collaborate with Region VP’s on the development and execution of zone-level strategic sales initiatives
  • Develop, mentor and train zone field sales personnel to become confident competent in selling NPWT
  • Monitor and improve key performance indicators, as identified by corporate scorecard metrics
  • Establish and manage transition sales process from acute care accounts to post-acute
  • Establish and maintain key strategic account relationships within IDNs, Wound Care Clinics and Payor community
  • Work with internal partners (Marketing, NPWT CCC, Reimbursement, Training and Logistics)
  • Work and collaborate with Apria’s manufacturer partners within the would care market space 
  • Assist in converting target account accounts when specifically requested from leadership
  • Execute the training plans that are developed for Clinical Account Managers (CAMs).
  • As CAMs take on the role of driving NPWT business in their territory, this position will assist in executing the training plans and agenda that is developed to ensure the CAMs have the skill-set and knowledge necessary to grow their business
  • Performs other duties as required.



  • This position manages all direct reports of the department and is responsible for the performance management, hiring, and discipline of direct reports within the department.
  • Provides direction and guidance in work assignments. 
  • Provides timely coaching and feedback to staff. 
  • Ensures work assignments are completed accurately, efficiently and timely. 

Minimum Required Qualifications



Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of management experience preferred
  • Detailed knowledge of NPWT and wound care in a homecare setting
  • Proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor.
  • In-depth knowledge of performance metrics.



  • Outstanding verbal and written communicator: demonstrated ability to simplify complex ideas, tell a compelling story using data, and create and deliver compelling presentations for senior leadership.
  • Exemplary relationship builder and team player: experience building successful partnerships and influencing stakeholders and colleagues, with direct authority, to drive projects forward.
  • Accomplished problem solver: creative yet pragmatic, with ability to effectively problem-solve anticipated and unexpected challenges.
  • Strong results driver: consistently delivers flawless execution and high-quality deliverables despite ambiguity, at times managing simultaneous projects with competing priorities.
  • Excellent strategic thinker: ability to synthesize multiple inputs, use incomplete information to get to crux of issue, and step back and see bigger picture.
  • Decision-making skills.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • N/A


Computer Skills

  • Intermediate skills in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, Word


Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)


Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.



This is a stationary position that requires frequent sitting or standing, repetitive wrist motions, grasping, speaking, listening, close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  It also may require occasional lifting, carrying, walking, climbing, kneeling, bending/stooping, twisting, pulling/pushing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching above the shoulder. This position also may require the occasional lifting of equipment up to 50 lbs.



The essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual’s position. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EEO Statement

As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet


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