RN - Home Health - Wound Care
Posted on: February 16, 2020
****Up to $5000.00 sign-on bonus for those new to
EvergreenHealth**** Job Summary: Utilizes the nursing process to
provide clinical expertise, consultation, and direct patient care
for people with or at risk for fecal and urinary diversions, acute
and chronic wound, drains, tubes, fistulas and pressure ulcers.
Responsible for developing and implementing a program to promote
wound healing by means of educating and training staff,
standardizing care, establishment of a comprehensive product
formulary, and evaluation of outcomes in these areas. Functions in
an educative role (staff in-services, patient teaching and
community education), advocacy role, as well as performing research
and administrative duties. Essential Job Functions:
1.Responsibility and accountability for assessment, planning,
implementation and evaluation of ostomy and wound patients for
patients on service with Evergreen Home Care Services. Functions as
a consultant for staff and patients with ostomies, complex wounds,
fistulas, ulcers and skin problems related to fecal and urinary
incontinence. 2.Responsibility and accountability for consultation,
direct patient care, program development and education of fecal and
urinary diversions or incontinence, and ostomies will depend on
level of certification at ostomy and/or continence level.
3.Clinical Expert: Develops and implements assessment and
documentation tools, policies and protocols related to wound care
in order to standardize practice. 4.Educator: Performs periodic
needs assessments related to wound prevention and care. Develops
and promotes wound care protocols for EHCS. 5.Acts as a role model
and mentor in clinical practice and professional development.
Participates in the organization''s committees pertinent to wound
care. 6.Bases practice on national standards for wound care,
current research evidence. Collects and interprets data regarding
prevalence and incidence for the purpose of quality improvement.
7.Accountable for following the guidelines for attendance,
punctuality and overall dependability. Accountable for effective
performance and follow-through of all assigned responsibilities and
for completing responsibilities within designated (or agreed upon)
timeframes. Completes responsibilities in a manner consistent with
organizational policy, goals and values. 8.Responsible for the
Accountabilities associated with this position in support of the
organization. 9.Performs other duties as assigned.YourMembership.
Keywords: Home Care Nurse, Location: Kirkland, WA - 98034by Jobble
Associated topics: asn, bsn, care, intensive care, mhb, nurse,
nurse clinical, recovery, staff nurse, unit
Keywords: EvegreenHealth, Seattle , RN - Home Health - Wound Care, Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington
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