Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

  • Registered Nurse, Wound Care - Per Diem Day Shift

    Job Locations US-NY-Hauppauge
    Job ID
    2017-9751
    Department
    Other
    Position Type
    Per-Diem
    Hours (Work Schedule)
    8am-4pm Variable Days
  • Overview

    Executes professional nursing care in accordance with physician treatment plans in order to provide for the comfort and well-being of patients and their family or support system. In doing so, assesses the patients's needs, plans and implements the treatment plan, observes and evaluates the patient's progress and documents pertinent observations. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary health team to meet the holistic needs of the patient. Directs the delivery of nursing care by the other members of the nursing team. Participates in the orientation process of new employees.

     

    The Wound Care Nurse is an integral member of the team and applies their strong clinical background in wound care to properly manage, treat and monitor wounds that are the result of disease, injury, or medical treatments. This position covers both Wound Care Centers located in Patchogue and Hauppauge.

    Responsibilities

     

     

    Performance Expectations:

    • Collects patient health data by involving the patient, family and other health care providers
    • Performs initial assessment based on patient's presentation
    • Records relevant data on the nursing component of the Interdisciplinary Admission Assessment
    • Demonstrates awareness of the special needs of each age group or culture served as well as those patients with disabilities
    • Ongoing assessments are performed as established by department policy and as warranted by the patient's response
    • Incorporates discharge planning into the admission process
    • Documents in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements, including CMS, DOH, and DNV

    Qualifications

    • 1 year Out-Patient wound care experience
    • Wound Care Certification ((CWON, CWCN, and CWS) preferred or equivalent experience
    • Demonstrated competency with compression application, NPWT and assisting physician with wound care procedures
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    • Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice acquired through completion of a two year training at an accredited School of Nursing
    • Current New York State license or Permit as a Registered Professional Nurse
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients and their families that demonstrate recognition of cultural diversity
    • Practice reflects customer service excellence
    • Ability to clearly communicate in verbal and written format
    • Analytical ability to assess and develop solutions to clinical situations or unit problems.
    • Maintains knowledge and proficiency in the clinical area and age group served.

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