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Outpatient Wound Care Registered Nurse Day Shift Plano, TX (RN )

Company: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Wound, Burn and Ostomy opening in Plano, Texas. Experience Wound Care Registered Nurse is responsible for assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of wound care. The RN provides, direct patient care and education to assigned patients. You will be actively involved in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and ensures individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to the Hospital.
Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the Wound Care Specialist competency checklist.
  • Provides consultation and assistance to staff/caregivers regarding wound management of patients with potential or actual alteration in skin integrity
  • Assesses patient to determine etiological factors for skin breakdown. Develops comprehensive wound management plan and assists staff in wound care when indicated.
  • Serves as a primary wound care educator for patients / families with wound care issues.
  • Ensures patient safety at all times by notifying the charge nurse of any risk factors seen, initiating and maintaining appropriate safety measures as outlined in our policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and utilization of safe medication administration, adhering to our policies and procedures.
  • Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.
  • Adheres to our policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations. This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
    Supervision: Oversees and directs delegated functions of LPNs/LVNs, CNAs and Patient Care Technicians
    Experience: Two years experience in an acute or LTACH setting is preferred.
    Education: Bachelor s degree or combination of an Associate s degree in an approved Registered Nurse program and meaningful and appropriate experience Licensure/Certification: Current Registered Nurse license in the state where practicing is required. Current BLS certification is required. ACLS certification within 6 months of hire is required. CWON and Hyperbaric Technologist certification is preferred. All Wound Care RNs must maintain current licensure, ACLS and BLS certifications while employed.

Keywords: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc., Plano , Outpatient Wound Care Registered Nurse Day Shift Plano, TX (RN ), Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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