RN - Wound Center PRN (1716) in Cleveland, MS at Bolivar Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

Bolivar Medical Center

  • Provides case management to a group of patients providing specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management, and acts as patient advocate in delivery and coordination of patient care.
  • Provides efficient and effective care with the guidance of the physician during the clinic sessions, attends the clinics where scheduled and is dependable. Able to manage a number of patients at the same time with high energy and organization.
  • Collaborates with other health care providers, wound care center Physicians, Program Director and Medical Director, regarding clinic and patient needs.
  •  Demonstrate an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Treat patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Function as a liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interact professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Maintain a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Participate in performance improvement activities.
  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Complete annual education requirements.
  • Maintain regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Wear identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
  • Complete inservices and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attend annual review and department inservices, as scheduled.
  • Attends staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.
  • Represent the hospital in a positive and professional manner.
  • Actively participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Compliance with all hospital policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicate the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Registered Nurse with a current license, Wound Care Certification preferred. Medical Surgical, home health, or wound care, also preferred. Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS (Basic Life Support), infections control, safety and all unit required skill review.

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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