Registered Nurse-Wound Care-Days - Beaumont, TX - Wound Care
Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Registered Nurse-Wound Care-Days - Beaumont, TX We are looking
to add top talent to our Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Join us in performing Sacred Work!
Competitive benefits are offered including:
Matched Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Benefit Plan - Medical, Dental, Vision and Much
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the coordination of ongoing
services among the patient, the patient's family, the health care
team.-- The Registered Nurse facilitates the planning of care for
patients with wounds to promote maximum benefits from available
health care services to promote continuity of care.-- The
Registered Nurse may provide direct patient care services or
supervision of others in the provision of these services.-- The
wound care nurse will provide necessary treatment for patients
suffering from wounds and assist with developing evidence based
programs. The wound care nurse will provide education for first
time ostomy patients.-- Other assigned duties.
Essential Job Duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Evaluates assigned patients, gathering data from a variety of
sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation, and team
members. In accordance with patient's assessment and physician's
prescriptions, develops treatment plans for assigned patients
including specific goals and activities.Re-evaluates and modifies
plan at periodic intervals and as necessary.
Discusses treatment plans and patient progress with physician and
appropriate hospital staff; recommends alterations to the treatment
plan when considered advantageous to therapy purpose.
Exercises judgment in the delegation of activities to ensure that
patient care is provided by staff with identified competencies in
meeting individual patient and family needs. Acts an educational
resource for wound care including ostomy care related issues for
hospital staff and physicians.
Confers with patients and families to address discharge needs i.e.
regimen of home treatment, and other details of required care
(referral to other facility or healthcare provider). Works to
promote continuity of patient care with WHC, home health agencies,
and other hospitals.
Demonstrates knowledge of principles of wound care/ostomy care
through education of patient and family in wound care, dressing
applications, pressure ulcer care, compression therapy, diabetic
foot care, venous disease, off-loading, and underlying disease
Facilitates departmental operations through daily completion of all
required documentation, all patient charges and other paper
Required Education and Experience
Graduate of an accredited nursing program BSN
2 - 4 years related experience
Current RN license in the state of Texas, BLS certification, WOCN
or minimally WCC certification
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