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RN Wound Care

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Job ID: 174098
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: West Chester, PA, United States

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

General Summary Statement

Responsible for the coordination of clinical activities of the Wound Care Center. These include, but are not limited to, utilization of skills in organization, planning, implementing, evaluating, and providing care through the use of hospital and nursing standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provides case management to a group of patients providing specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management, and acts as patient advocate in delivery and coordination of patient care.

Provides efficient and effective care with the guidance of the physician during the clinic sessions attends the weekly schedule clinics and is dependable. Able to manage a number of patients at the same time with high energy and organization.

Collaborates with all team members, wound care center Physicians, Program Director, and Medical Director, regarding clinic and patient needs.

As needed to provide Hyperbaric Medicine Coverage.

Education Training and Experience

RN BSN with 3 year minimum experience, Wound Care Certification preferred. Medical Surgical, home health, or Emergency Services, also preferred. Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS (Basic Life Support), infections control, safety and all unit required skill review. Also, must be willing to attain training in Hyperbaric Medicine by an approved UHMS 40hour Course.

 

Licensure/Certification

Current PA RN license.

Current BLS

Wound Certification (Preferred)

ACLS (Preferred)

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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