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Registered Nurse, Wound Care, Outpatient

Company: UNAVAILABLE
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewHeart. Soul. Expertise. Thats what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet-recognized hospitals: - Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, -Emory Saint Josephs Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. - -Were looking for passionate nurses who are ready to join a team thats redefining quality nursing care. As integral members of high-functioning, inter-professional teams, Emory Healthcares med/surg nurses are on the frontline of care in our hospitals and operate with a full complement of specialties and the ability to care for medically complex patients. -Weve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else. -Are YOU ready to join us?DescriptionThe shift for this 10-hour per day position is 7:30a-6p -JOB 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 preferred. Previous experience in Wound and Ostomy care is not required, but preferred. BLS required. ACLS may be required on some units.

Keywords: UNAVAILABLE, Atlanta , Registered Nurse, Wound Care, Outpatient, Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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