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Nurse Wound Care

Company: CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:


CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.


St. Michael Medical Center is looking for an RN to join our team in our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale! This 500,000 Square-foot hospital will be the most energy efficient hospital in Washington and will provide an extraordinary healing environment for our patients with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Dyes Inlet. In addition, the entire campus has been developed with the well-being of our team in mind with dedicated respite areas and generous break areas (see the views!) along with the Clear Creek trail running through the hospital grounds, encouraging walks and connection with the community. Be a part of this groundbreaking addition to CHI Franciscan!


St. Michael Medical Center is one of only four hospitals in our state to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation, which recognizes health care organizations for their commitment to ensuring excellence in the nursing profession. 


Visit our website at  for 360 degree photos and virtual tour of the new hospital

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!



This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to $10k paid out after 30 days!! Please see below for further information!



Job Summary:

Provides professional nursing care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity (e.g. pressure, vascular, arterial and diabetic ulcerations, as well as skin conditions resulting from incontinence, surgical procedures and/or trauma). 

Manages/coordinates patient case/wound management needs including identification, assessment, prevention, and continuing education to achieve the best healing outcomes in an outpatient environment. Work includes intake/discharge planning activities, initiating/monitoring the quality management program, timely and accurate completion of patient and billing documentation, and coordinating interdisciplinary teams that include healthcare practitioners, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and other healthcare disciplines or providers depending upon individual patient assessments.  

Must be able to perform all physical job duties accurately in a fast-paced environment with frequent interuptions. 


Essential Duties:

Delivers and coordinates care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity within the scope of practice and under the direction of physician or other clinician.

Manages and coordinates patient case/wound management in accordance with established standards, strictly defined timelines, and overall plan of care. 

Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and procedures. 

Initiates and monitors the Quality Management program for the Wound Care Center.





Job Requirements: 

Associate’s degree in nursing, BSN preferred

Minimum two years of related work experience working with an interdisciplinary clinical team in one or more of the following clinical areas:  Med/Surg, Gerontology, Home Health, or Wound Care that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

Current Washington State Registered Nurse licensure required.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required.

Current professional certification (e.g. WCC, CWON, CWS or equivalent) is preferred.



**The bonus amount will be prorated based on the FTE with a minimum .6 FTE required. To be eligible you must have a minimum of 1 year of experience  in the specialty you are being hired into and you must be new to Virginia Mason Franciscan health or a non employee for a minimum of 12 months. Per diem employees who have not held an FTE for 12 months are also eligible! Email me at for more information! **


Keywords: CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center, Seattle , Nurse Wound Care, Other , Bremerton, Washington

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