Kindred Healthcare is seeking a dedicated individual who will supervise and educate hospital personnel regarding the management of wounds and the prevention of Nosocomial pressure ulcers. Coordinate the investigation on improvement of nursing care and personnel performance and prepare reports.
Develop treatment plan according to current wound care protocols; explain dressing rationale, institute preventive measures and monitor results of care delivered; communicate information to Supervisors and Director of Quality Management
Advise physicians on status of wound patients
Provide demonstrations on dressing techniques to educate and orient in-services nurses; give hands-on instruction regarding the principles of asceptic technique
Provide a list of patients with Nosocomial pressure ulcers which includes patient's name, site, state, support surface and dates of evaluation to the Director of Quality Management
Identify patients requiring debridement procedures and alert attending physician
Identify nutritional deficiencies, coordinate with Health Care personnel to solve nutrition problems and report results to respective supervisors
While performing daily rounds, assist in delivery of patient care to accomplish wound care tasks
Ensure adequate materials are on hand for every patient
attend wound care education programs designed to enhance the benefits patients can derive from the most recent techniques/procedures available
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As a Registered Nurse / RN you will have:
Graduated from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing as Registered Nurse / RN or Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program as a Registered Nurse / RN.
Current state licensure as Registered Nurse / RN.
BCLS certification is required. ACLS preferred.
Minimum six months as a Registered nurse / RN with Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred.
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