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Registered Nurse-Wound Care-Days - Beaumont, TX - Wound Care

Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-Wound Care-Days - Beaumont, TX We are looking to add top talent to our Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas team.--
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 More!
Bonus Potential
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 processes.

  • Facilitates departmental operations through daily completion of all required documentation, all patient charges and other paper work.
    Required Education and Experience
    Graduate of an accredited nursing program BSN
    2 - 4 years related experience
    Required License/Certifications
    Current RN license in the state of Texas, BLS certification, WOCN or minimally WCC certification

Keywords: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont , Registered Nurse-Wound Care-Days - Beaumont, TX - Wound Care, Healthcare , Beaumont, Texas

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