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Staff Nurse (Wound Care Nurse) – Nursing Services (Dillon)

Dillon, SC
TRACKING CODE

4396

JOB DESCRIPTION
  1. Serves as primary educator for all patients undergoing ostomy surgery.
  2. Assess ostomy patients returning to the hospital in regard to: (a) at-home management of ostomy; (b) knowledge level regarding ostomy care; (c) problems in ostomy management of psychosocial rehabilitation.
  3. Serves as a consultant in the management of patients with draining wounds and fistulas.
  4. Assists staff in maintaining current knowledge and competence in the areas of ostomy care, draining wound management, and skin care.                            
  5. Serves a clinical preceptor to graduate and undergraduate nursing students on the nursing consultant role.
  6. Helps with analysis of stock items and makes recommendations to Material Services regarding equipment for ostomy, wound, and skin care.
  7. Attends national and/or regional conferences in ostomy care and/or related topics to maintain expertise and enforced current knowledge in clinical practice.
  8. Maintains certification for Wound and Ostomy Care.
  9. Collects and reports data to quality and safety commitment as indicated.
  10. Provide consultation and direct assistance to nursing staff in the management of patients with altered skin integrity secondary to drainage or pressure.
  11. Utilizes appropriate health and safety equipment to protect both patient and staff.

Qualifications /Training:

  • One year of related work experience required

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Licensed as RN in SC
  • Two-year Associate Degree in Nursing from an NLN approved school of nursing field.

Work Schedule:

  • Full-time, 72 hours bi-weekly
WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Dillon, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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