Job: RN - Wound Care Coordinator Full Time Days - 7:30AM - 6PM

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Posted: 10/12/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 2016-R0078799

Job Description

RN - Wound Care Coordinator Full Time Days - 7:30AM - 6PM

Schedule

-Full-time
Job-Nursing - RN
Daily Schedule-7:30AM - 6:00PM
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-80
Weekends Required -Occasional
Primary Location-WASHINGTON-TACOMA-SJMC-SJ MEDICAL PAVILLION

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!


Job Summary:


Provides professional nursing care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity (e.g. pressure, vascular, arterial and diabetic ulcerations, as well as skin conditions resulting from incontinence, surgical procedures and/or trauma).
Manages/coordinates patient case/wound management needs including identification, assessment, prevention, and continuing education to achieve the best healing outcomes in an outpatient environment. Work includes intake/discharge planning activities, initiating/monitoring the quality management program, timely and accurate completion of patient and billing documentation, and coordinating interdisciplinary teams that include healthcare practitioners, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and other healthcare disciplines or providers depending upon individual patient assessments.

Essential Duties:
  • Delivers and coordinates care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity within the scope of practice and under the direction of physician or other clinician.
  • Manages and coordinates patient case/wound management in accordance with established standards, strictly defined timelines, and overall plan of care.
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and procedures.
  • Initiates and monitors the Quality Management program for the Wound Care Center.

Additional Responsibilities:

Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Work Experience/Education:

  • Associate’s degree in nursing, and two years of related work experience working with an interdisciplinary clinical team in one or more of the following clinical areas: Med/Surg, Gerontology, Home Health, or Wound Care that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.


Licensure/Certification:

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse licensure required.
  • Current healthcare provider BLS Certification required.
  • Current professional certification (e.g. WCC, CWON, CWS or equivalent) is preferred.


 

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.
  
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

Requisition Title

-2016-R0078799
CHI Franciscan

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