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Wound and Ostomy Care Nurse – (PT) McLeod Seacoast

Little River, SC
TRACKING CODE

20220191

JOB DESCRIPTION
  1. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  2. Assess ostomy patients in regard to: (a) at-home management of ostomy; (b) knowledge level regarding ostomy care; (c) problems in ostomy management of psychosocial rehabilitation, (d) peristomal skin complications
  3. Assists physicians as directed to provide wound care
  4. Assesses patients’ skin identifying areas of breakdown. Identifies high risk areas of breakdown and provides education on skin breakdown prevention to patient.
  5. Assists staff in maintaining current knowledge and competence in the areas of ostomy care, draining wound management, and skin care.
  6. Provides appropriate nursing interventions consistent with the treatment plans and providers’ prescribed orders.
  7. Participates proactively in problem solving initiatives.
  8. Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion, and respect for all patients, families, and visitors.
  9. Demonstrates continued professional growth through setting goals and participating in educational offerings.
  10. Utilizes appropriate health and safety equipment to protect both patients and staff.
  11. Maintains certification for wound care.
  • Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following for Wound Care.
  • Assessment and Documentation of pain, lower extremity, and wounds.
  • Compression Application
  • Ostomy Care
  • Utilizing Infection Control Precautions
  • Vital Signs
  • Caring for patients with, but not limited to, the following unit specific tasks, needs and/or conditions: Acute and chronic wound care and management, dressing changes, Wound Vacs (negative pressure wound therapy) and Wound education.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Schedule:

40 hours biweekly; days

REQUIRED SKILLS

Qualifications /Training:

  • Wound and Ostomy Exp preferred

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education

  • Must possess a valid SC license – RN, BLS; Wound Care Certification preferred

 

WORK SCHEDULE

Part-Time

JOB LOCATION

Little River, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Part-Time

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