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Nurse Wound Care

Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Location: Roseburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Pay Scale: $38.26 - $58.53

Shift: Casual Part Time, Varied

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Wound Care Center Director, the RN performs duties by applying professional nursing theory and principles, and utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care given to patients in the Wound Care Center.

Essential Duties:

  • Applies nursing process to direct patient care through assessment, analysis of collected data, development of a plan of care, and implementation and evaluation of effectiveness of nursing interventions/actions in relation to intended goal.
  • Performs in-depth assessment of patients and is able to correlate information to plan for provision of needs in the Wound Care Center.
  • Provides efficient and effective care with the guidance of the physician during clinic sessions.
  • Provides adequate information and instruction to the patient, family, and significant other.
  • Provides case management to Wound Care patients.
  • Acts as a patient advocate in delivery and coordination of care.
  • Administers and monitors medication under the direction of the physician.
  • Assesses and monitors patient's case. Initiates appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Documents patient status and nursing interventions.
  • Performs follow-up phone calls for all patients.
  • Responsible for room cleaning between patients.
  • Provides for an environment conducive to patient and staff safety.
  • Interacts with other health care professionals to maintain continuity of quality patient care.
  • May function as a Documentation Assistant (scribe).

Qualifications

License/Certification:

  • Current RN license issued by the State of Oregon required.
  • Current BLS required.
  • Wound Care Certification preferred.

Experience:

  • Medical, Surgical, Home Health or Wound Care experience preferred.
  • Must have basic word processing and spreadsheet skills.

Education:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing required.
  • Wound Care/Hyperbaric Management course involving travel required within six (6) months of hire.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Eugene , Nurse Wound Care, Other , Roseburg, Oregon

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