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Registered Nurse - Wound Center Casual

Job Summary:  Provides direct skilled nursing care in the clinic setting using all phases of nursing process including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation to provide patient care in collaboration with the Wound Center team. Performs wound care under the direction of the Wound Center provider.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Coordinates patient/family care across all disciplines, including the provider, to ensure the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of the patient/family are adequately met with emphasis on wound healing.
  • Provides direct nursing care in the clinic to patients through full implementation of the nursing process and professional standards of care.
  • Follows the wound center plan of care and obtains additional orders when needed.
  • Performs dressing changes including the use of wraps and wound vacs.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner per department policy.
  • Maintains a safe and risk-free environment for patients, their families/significant others.
  • Participates in agency and system-wide continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Collaborates with the team to implement policies, procedures, quality improvement activities,
  • Recognizes the importance of orienting members of the health care team
  • Recognizes the importance of building partnerships with all members of the health care team

Minimum Qualifications: Successful completion of a program in nursing.  Current licensure in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse. (BLS from American Red Cross or American Heart Association) One (1) year of recent clinical experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  BSN preferred.  Minimum of one (1) year experience in a wound center setting and WOCN preferred.  Experience with implementation of nursing skills and treatments as ordered by a provider in the plan of care, use of specialized equipment, and ability to monitor patient response to treatment.  Understands anatomy/physiology of disease process and patient assessment protocols.  Effective interpersonal skills in all areas of communication with strong oral communication skills.  Able to work independently and capable of solving problems with theoretical and practical approaches using good judgment.  Able to work in a self-directed and collaborative environment. Strong clinical, organizational, documentation and teaching skills.  Cultural sensitivity to patients from a variety of backgrounds.  Knowledge of wound treatment modalities.  Personal accountability for continuous growth and development. Creates a caring experience for both internal and external customers.  Committed to continuous improvement for customers, including safety, quality of care and excellent service, and gives high priority to customer satisfaction.

Working Conditions:   Primarily works in clean, well lit, air controlled area, not under any extreme conditions. Able to work around moderate noise level in an office environment. Potential exposure to infectious disease

Physical Requirements:  Constantly see/visual acuity, talk/hear.  Frequently stand, sit, walk, reach, push/pull, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, taste/smell, lift/carry 1 to 50+ lbs. 

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