Job Description

Full Time ,Monday - Friday - 10 hour shifts  (No weekends or On Call shifts) possible additional shifts and hours available depending on clinic need.

 

The RN in the Outpatient Wound Care Clinic evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care while working alongside a Clinical Nurse Leader, Physicians and Technicians to achieve the best outcome for patients who have a variety of wound care needs.

Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions,  and self-care skills within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

 

Provides care, evaluates outcomes, consults with interdisciplinary team members as required and adjusts patient care as indicated to ensure optimal care.  Effectively identifies predictable problems and plans and provides patient care, based on the age of the patient served. Accurately and legibly documents all assessments, interventions and plan of care according to policies and procedures. Transcribes and reviews all orders and monitors clinical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel. Performs a variety of tasks.

                                

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements                                                                

Education:

ADN or Diploma in Nursing Program,  BSN preferred.                        

 

Experience:

Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.                        

                                

Licenses/Certifications:        

Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

American Heart Association (AHA)  or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS

Preferred: WOCN certification

 

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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