RN - Wound Care - PRN in Winchester, KY at Clark Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

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Clark Regional Medical Center

Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care...

You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'.  As health care evolves, Clark Regional Medical Center is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards.  We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do.  We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with our constant  investment in continuing education and leadership development programs. 

We want you on our team...Clark Regional Medical Center located in Winchester, an 18  minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for a PRN, RN to join our Wound Care Clinic where under the direct supervision of the Wound Care Nursing Administrator and Program Director, provides patient with care that is continuously evaluated, planned for, and revised as needed. 

We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients.  We consider quality more than just a set of criteria.  It is a way of life for Clark, encompassing everything we do.  This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services.  

At Clark Regional, we believe in building careers.  That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus.

Simply put, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization.

Essential functions of position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides direct care for patients in the clinic setting including holistic assessment,
    comprehensive
  • wound evaluations according to protocols, and preparation of patient for medical appropriately.
  • Integrates diagnostic data into health assessment notifying physicians of results in a timely
    fashion and documenting appropriately,
  • Uses knowledge and understanding of algorithms for wound care.
  • Demonstrates competence in ordered treatments including but not limited to vital signs,
    capillary blood sugars, vascular assessments, wound assessments, sterile technique, dressings,
    and sterile syringe fill techniques.
  • Provides continuity of care for patients as plan of care may involve multiple disciplines, products,
    and sites for care including inpatient care, outpatient procedures and clinic care.
  • Documents accurately and promptly patient assessment, care and response to treatment and
    education on approved forms.
  • Seeks financial counseling regarding reimbursement or other medical financial concerns of patient or significant other.
  • Other duties as necessary.
  • 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

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Associate's Degree Nursing, required
  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing, preferred

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Valid current Kentucky RN state licensure or compact licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), required - American Heart Assoc.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 3 months of hire
  • PALS, preferred
  • CWON, WOCN, CWS, CSS, CHRT, OR CHT, preferred

Requirements:

Candidate will be required to be either enrolled in a Wound Care Specific Credential Program or a Wound Care Specific Continuing Education Program whether it be to become Credentialed in Wound Care or perform a minimum of 2 Wound Care Continuing Education Hours Per Month.


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