Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:00 AM
Wound Care Registered Nurse
Certified WoundOstomy Continent Nurse (CWOCN)
St. Vincents Home Health and Hospice is growing and has an immediateopportunity for a PRN Certified WoundOstomy Continent Nurse.
Primary functions are to plan, develop, implement, evaluate, organize and direct home care services with the interdisciplinary team including physician, patient/family, and referring agency; and administer skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence and assume the responsibility for the total provision of care.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
:Assesses home health patients to identify the physical, psychosocial, and environmental needs as evidenced by documentation, clinical record, case conference, team report, and evaluations
:Case manages and provides clinical oversight and direction to the interdisciplinary team, physician, and family
:Implements/develops/documents the plan of care and revises as necessary
:Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
:Supervises and provides directions to the HHA/LVN to ensure quality and continuity of services provided
:Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered with appropriate documentation
:Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
:Performs on:call responsibilities and provides on:call service to patients/families, as assigned
:Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physicians, and other health care professionals
:Graduate of an accredited college/university, Associate, Diploma, or Baccalaureate School of nursing
:Current, unencumbered State License as a Registered Nurse
:Certified WoundOstomy Continent Nurse required
:Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting, home health preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
:Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
:Good interpersonal skills.
• Location: Birmingham
• Post ID: 29178557 birmingham