CareOne

Registered Nurse - Wound Care/Infection Prevention Nurse - LTACH

Job Locations US-NJ-Perth Amboy
Requisition ID
2018-4965
Position Category
Nursing
Position Type
Part-Time - Benefits Eligible (22.5-37.49)

Overview

Balance Life & Work with a New Career Opportunity in LTACH

 

Now Hiring – REGISTERED NURSE - WOUND CARE/INFECTION PREVENTION NURSE – Perth Amboy, NJ


CAREONE LTACH AT RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER

 

The CAREONE LTACH AT RARITAN BAY MEDICAL CENTER mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to Maximizing Patient Outcomes. We treat Patients, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for patients, families and our valued employees.

 

We are proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401k Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • Education Reimbursement
    • And More

 

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

EEO/AA/M/F/DV

Responsibilities

The Registered Nuse - Wound Care/Infection Prevention Nurse, is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Develops and implements wound care program to include patient care protocols, documentation tools and wound care formulary.
  • Establishes standards of care, competencies, policies and procedures in quality, cost-efficient, and effective skin care wound management for all clinical staff, including: Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Physical Therapist, Dietician and Medical Doctors.
  • Empowers all clinical staff to effectively assess wounds, recommend appropriate protocols, and advocates with physicians.
  • Educates staff on protocols that preserve integrity of the skin and promote wound healing.
  • Oversees the ulcer prevention and management program including tracking and reporting pressure ulcers. Acquisition and appropriate use of specialty beds and other pressure reduction devices, compression devices and wound vacuum systems.
  • Identifies patient’s needs and communicates that need to the patient’s physician.
  • Provides basic wound care training and orientation to all new nursing and therapy staff on hire; provides ongoing in-services and training relating to skin and wound care.
  • Works with vendors to maintain cost effective wound care formulary.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Participates in marketing programs as needed.
  • Conducts on-going surveillance using Center of Disease Control (CDC) infection criteria, documentation, and investigation of hospital acquired infections through review of admission diagnoses, microbiology culture results, isolation orders, patient records, consultation requests etc.
  • Conducts environmental rounds in all inpatient areas monthly.
  • Participates in quality/performance improvement activities by assessing, monitoring, and measuring hospital acquired infections and evaluating outcomes on a continuous basis.
  • Chairs regularly scheduled Hospital Infection Prevention meetings.
  • Serves as a knowledgeable and available resource on infection control practices and policies to patients, families, staff, and hospital employees.
  • Maintains compliance with national standards and regulation bodies such as Joint Commission, CDC, OSHA, and DHSS.

 

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree from credentialed school of nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice.
  • WCC Certification

Shift

All Shifts

Shift Details

all

License Required / Type

RN

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed