Inpatient Wound Care Registered Nurse (RN)
- Expired: December 25, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
Healogics is hiring a Full-Time Inpatient Registered Nurse (RN) for our Wound Care Center at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland Come Heal With Us! Please inquire about our New Hire Bonus opportunity! Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm, No Weekends. The Wound Care and Ostomy Nurse will primarily provide clinical evaluation and the initial plan of care for inpatient wound and ostomy services and provide nursing support to the outpatient Wound Care Center (WCC)®, if needed. The individual in this role will provide consultation, educational, knowledge, skills and support of the bedside nurse to manage patients at risk for pressure injury development, as well as patients with wounds and/or ostomies and educational services to patients and their family members to assist them in the management of their individual wound care and ostomy needs. The Inpatient Registered Nurse (RN) will be joining a team of compassionate Wound Specialists that have touched the lives of more than 2.5 million people, preserved dignity and restored hope. The impact of healing wounds through innovative care resonates with our wound care doctors, nurses and other specialists who build strong relationships with patients and their families and see lives change. Inpatient Registered Nurse (RN), Wound Care Job Responsibilities: ?????? Adhere to established medical/ nursing practice standards and hospital policies and procedures Provide wound care and ostomy consultations and educational support to inpatients and their family regarding wound and/or ostomy management Provide stoma site marking services as requested Provide clinical support and coordination for inpatient wound and/or ostomy services on a consultative basis Facilitate consultations by specially trained wound care physicians as necessary Contribute to nursing orientation with a focus on skin assessment, documentation and prevention of pressure injuries Function as a resource to staff for wound and ostomy product selection and use Assist in the development of key clinicians to facilitate the skin, wound and ostomy program Contribute to discharge planning meetings on units managing patients with wounds and ostomies Provide nursing support to the outpatient wound center when client census and/or staffing needs deems appropriate Develop and provide staff education on prevention, ostomy, and wound care skills for the bedside nurses ???Contribute to the needs assessment and competency development related to wound and ostomy care for clinical staff providing direct patient care Participate in the hospital multidisciplinary wound care committee or other appropriate committee Monitor the appropriate use of pressure redistribution surfaces using criteria approved by the hospital Coordinate incidence and prevalence study and participate in risk management/performance improvement activities aimed at reducing the incidence and severity of hospital acquired pressure injuries Participate with materials management in the review and selection of all specialty supplies, dressings, and materials for wound and ostomy care to facilitate cost-effective utilization and compliance with vendor contracts Participate in the review and revision process for hospital policies and procedures relating to wound and ostomy care Performs other duties as required Inpatient Registered Nurse (RN)/Case Manager Education and Experience Requirements: Certification, Registration, or Licensure: Current R.N. license; current CPR certification for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) At least one year of experience in wound care and acute care experience Case management and discharge planning experience are preferred Wound and Ostomy Certification preferred or as required by State (AAWM or WOCN certifying bodies preferred). Demonstrate a high degree of autonomy, organization and flexibility in scheduling to assure patient, family, and staff needs are met. If not certified, willingness to obtain certification within 12 months of employment. At Healogics, we believe that a people-first, patient-centered employment experience begins with providing exceptional benefits and compensation. From competitive compensation and tuition reimbursement to a matching 401(k) plan, we provide comprehensive benefits to all full-time Healogics team members. Why should you Come Heal With Us? People-first, Patient-centered - We view our patients and our teammates as people, first. Serving Others - Be part of a team that helps the large, underserved population of people suffering from chronic wounds. Collaboration - Work with thousands of clinical colleagues, sharing best practices and clinical outcomes. Work/Life Harmony - Healogics clinical staff typically has a weekday schedule, creating more time for family and friends. Our providers have a schedule that rarely, if ever, includes evening, on-call or weekend responsibilities. Locations Nationwide - We have team members healing patients in over 600+ locations across the country. National Presence with a Family Feel - Healogics operates locally, with a family feel, but has a national presence and resource base. Committed to Nurse Development - We offer an extensive competency program, tuition reimbursement, and ANCC accredited continuing education. Healthy Working Environment - Operate in an environment that is safe, empowering and satisfying. Are you ready to come heal with Healogics? Please email Jennifer Chard at Jennifer.Chard@healogics.com The hourly rate for this position generally ranges between $35.50-$41.70. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications: education, experience, geography as well as operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. #RN23FTH
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