RN Wound Care Inpatient
$5,000 Sign-on bonus offered to eligible experienced RN's! $$$
Position is Full Time, working 4 days - 10 hour shifts at Northwest Medical Center caring for patients in a variety of departments
Coordinates, Plans and Evaluates care of Wound and Ostomy patients and patients with compromised skin integrity .
Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process. Assists with the implementation of plan of care. Provides acute and rehabilitative care for people with select disorders of the GI, GU and integumentary systems. Provides direct patient care to persons with abdominal stomas, wounds, drains, fistulas, wounds and incontinence. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Provides competent, safe and efficient patient care utilizing the nursing process. Accurately and legibly obtains photographs, measurements and assessments and documents all assessments, interventions and orders according to policies and procedures. Transcribes and reviews all wound care appropriate orders in a timely manner. During patient encounter, monitors clinical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Ensures accurate, timely communication among coworkers, (e.g. e-mail, voice-mail, McKesson) timely communication to charge nurse/supervisor of issues) to include appropriate chain of command when indicated. Provides and documents effective and timely staff and patient/family education related to pressure ulcer prevention and wound care treatment.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.
Preferred: Successful completion of Wound and Ostomy Care education program.
Required: Two (2) years of acute care experience.
Current Arizona RN license or compact state license
American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS & ACLS
WOCN certification within 12 months of hire.
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.