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Wound Care Registered Nurse, PRN

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Date: Feb 13, 2018

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: Envision

Wound Care Registered Nurse, PRN

 Certified Wound Ostomy Continent Nurse (CWOCN) 

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is growing and has an immediate opportunity for a Certified Wound Ostomy Continent Nurse.

 

Primary functions are to plan, develop, implement, evaluate, organize and direct home care services with the interdisciplinary team including physician, patient/family, and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for the total provision of care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses home health patients to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations
  • Case manages and provides clinical oversight and direction to the interdisciplinary team, physician, and family
  • Implements/develops/documents the plan of care and revises as necessary
  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
  • Supervises and provides directions to the HHA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of services provided
  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
  • Performs on-call responsibilities and provides on-call service to patients/families, as assigned
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Graduate of an accredited college/university, Associate, Diploma, or Baccalaureate School of nursing
  • Current, unencumbered State License as a Registered Nurse
  • Certified Wound Ostomy Continent Nurse required

 

Experience:

  • Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
  • Good interpersonal skills.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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