Inpatient RN - Therapy Wound Care
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Using evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, compassion
and skilled dialogue, the registered nurse leads efforts to create
the safest patient environment and the best patient experience. The
nurse delivers and coordinates patient-centered wound care to
support the successful transition of patients to other healthcare
delivery systems or their home communities.
Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days.
knowledge of wound care processes, practices and products.
- Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary
to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the
professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to
expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes
initiative to begin appropriate solution.
- Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and
develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards
and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of
care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies
plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
- Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
- Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as
specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and
theories related to wound care. Maintains up-to-date and accurate
documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of
information for use by the healthcare team.
- Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by
reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
- Ability to perform wound assessment, reassessment, management,
and plan of care for all wound care patients per unit standards.
Modifies the plan of care based on the wound patient and family
- Knowledge of the anatomy and physiology and disorders of the
dermal and vascular systems. Implements wound care procedures and
- Inputs charges and enters documentation on all wound care
patients into computer system in a timely manner to ensure
compliance and integration of information for the use of the
- Knowledgeable of all the clinical products currently available
in organization. Makes recommendations for products/equipment.
- Operates all equipment correctly and safely and fulfills all
wound care department competencies.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted.
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