RN WOUND CARE
Centegra Health System - Huntley, IL

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CENTEGRA HEALTH SYSTEM

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: RN

DEPARTMENT:
Wound Care

DATE: June 2001 FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

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NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION

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.

PRINCIPAL 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 clinics where scheduled and is dependable. Able to manage a number of patients at the same time with high energy and organization.

Collaborates with other health care providers, wound care center Physicians, Program Director and Medical Director, regarding clinic and patient needs.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Planning/Organizing

Dependability

Multitasking

Problem-solving

Oral Communication

Teamwork

Professionalism

High energy

Follow-up

Customer Service

Collaboration

Interpersonal skills

Qualifications:
Registered Nurse with a current license, Wound Care Certification preferred. Medical Surgical, home health, or would care, also preferred.

Supervisory:
The incumbent in the position will not supervise other employees.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
Must be able to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, as well as web-based database programs and the Internet.

Work Environment:
The incumbent in this position is not required to work under any extreme conditions, but may be required to work around caustic chemicals approximately 5% of the time, and must be able to work around a moderate noise level, such as an office environment

Physical Demands:
The incumbent in this position typically has to stand approximately 40% of the time, walk 50% of the time, sit 10% of the time. In addition, the person is using touch or feel 80% of the time, and reaches with their arms or hands approximately 80% of the time. This person may have to stoop, kneel, crouch 30% of the time, and talk or hear 100% of the time.

Accountability:
Registered Nurse is accountable for the oversight of the clinical practice, outcomes and success of the Wound Care Center.

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