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Registered Nurse (Wound Care), Acute Rehabilitation

Company: Emory
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Emory Healthcare would like to invite you to join our nationally recognized, 56 bed Rehabilitation hospital, with accreditation from CARF and the Joint Commission. In addition to CARF and Triennial Accreditation by Joint Commission, our Emory Stroke Center is a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. As a joint venture between Select Medical Corporation and Emory Healthcare, Emory Rehab Hospital is an independent hospital within the Emory Healthcare network. Our nurses are integral members of high-functioning teams committed to excellence and outstanding patient care, driven by their expertise, compassion and dedication to evidence-based practice, and operate at a higher level of practice. If you have We invite you to consider advancing your career at Emory Healthcare. Description The shift of this position is 7am to 3:30pmJOB DESCRIPTION:Directs agency-wide initiatives for pressure ulcer prevention, wound care and ostomy care, to include supporting pressure ulcer prevalence data collection, evidence-based policies, procedures, and protocols, and advisement of appropriate support surfaces, products, and staff decision-making algorithms.Develops and conducts educational programs and clinical instruction for Emory Healthcare staff and students enrolled in Emory University's Wound Ostomy Continence Education Program.Provides advanced clinical guidance to physicians and nursing staff regarding the management of complex wounds, fistulas, moisture management, and pressure ulcers.Determines appropriate nursing interventions for identified patient problems, symptoms, and teaching needs in respect to wound and ostomy care.Recommends the equipment, materials, and resources needed to successfully implement a wound or ostomy care plan. Performs appropriate pre-operative stoma site marking and ostomy education.Develops and conducts post-operative ostomy education and ostomy care plan for the patient and family. Performs related responsibilities as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board. Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.Two years of recent (within the past five years) Registered Nursing experience.Completion of an accredited WOC Nursing Education program. Must achieve certification in Wound Care and Ostomy Care within 12 months.Certification in Continence Care is not required, but preferred. Previous experience in Wound and Ostomy care preferred.BLS required. ACLS may be required on some units.

Keywords: Emory, Atlanta , Registered Nurse (Wound Care), Acute Rehabilitation, Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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