RN Wound Care FT in Fort Mohave, AZ at Valley View Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/7/2021

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Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

Under the direction of the Wound Care Center Clinical Nurse Manager/Clinical Coordinator, the Registered Nurse (RN) primarily provides patient care and handles intake and discharge processes for the Wound Care Center patients as scheduled. The position may also serve as a Case Manager to a group of assigned Wound Care Center patients, as assigned and depending on the Wound Care Center setup

Provides patient care to Wound Care Center patients and handles patient intake and discharge processes as assigned and according to the hospital and nursing standards.Assist in vein clinic as assigned after Healogics Vein Clinic training completedMay also serve as Case Manager to a group of patients as assigned. This entails: Performing the initial nursing assessment, communicating findings with the assigned physician, assessing the wound stage and measurements, documenting care plans, evaluating the patient’ status in regards to desired outcomes, and identifying patient care situations that require interventionParticipating in quality improvement initiatives, providing education to the patient or caregiver, and serving as a patient advocate in the delivery and coordination of the patient care.Performs hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) related duties as assigned, upon completion of the Healogics hyperbaric training. Collaborates as needed with other healthcare providers, Wound Care Center Providers, the Program Director and the Medical Director regarding clinic and patient needs.May function as a Documentation Assistant (scribe) in accordance with Healogics policy. Performs other duties as required.Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Associate’s Degree in Nursing X Required

Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program

Required Skills

Certifications

Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association within 30 days of hireX Wound Care Certification X Preferred

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Must be able to coordinate the delivery of patient care; completes required documentation, participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning , effectively utilizing the Nursing process.Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting.Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing process and the Arizona Nurse Practice Act, The Joint Commission, State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures.Strives daily to give all customers very good care and promotes Havasu Regional Medical Centers Standards of Behavior and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Work Experience

2 years clinical nursing required. Experience in physician office setting, home health or wound care setting X Preferred.

Required Licenses

[Arizona, United States] Registered Nurse
Compact/multistate licensure accepted


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