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Rn, registered nurse - wound care

Company: Christus Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Description Summary: A healthcare professional that assesses, plans, implements, coordinates monitors and evaluates patient care activities under physician supervision. He/she has clinical and functional knowledge of the position for which they are accountable. He/She collaborates with other associates and departments effectively to promote high quality and effective care. MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ---Responsible for effective management of patient care delivery by utilizing the nursing process. Completes and documents initial patient history, physical and chart documents within 24 hours of initial appointment. Completes thorough assessment of patient pre and post wound care treatment according to department policy and procedures. Initiates, updates documents and communicates an appropriate multidisciplinary plan of care based on patient needs; to include medical, psychosocial and spiritual. Evaluates patient response to care, revises plan of care as necessary and documents appropriately. Actively participates in obtaining all required documentation, improving processes, etc. in order to assure full reimbursement for services. Administers and documents medications/treatments safely and effectively. Assists physician with treatments and procedures. Recognizes change or urgent situations in patient condition and intervenes appropriately. Patient/Family Education: Provides patient and/or family with information relative to treatment plan, diagnostic/surgical procedures, disease process, and care between visits and after discharge. Obtains required signed consent forms. Documents appropriate teaching, considering age, cultural and religious beliefs, and barriers to learning. Evaluates effectiveness of teaching and provides appropriate follow-up. Strong emphasis on nutrition. Provides leadership and direction in accordance with departmental goals and objectives. Provides over sight for LPN, tech, and other associates as indicated. Completes all tasks and documentation accurately within set time frame related to AED check, autoclave, glucometer, HBO chamber list, etc. Maintains treatment rooms as per policy. Keeps supplies stocked and organized and re-orders as needed. Responsible for patients and physician correspondence to include physician appointments, scheduling and rescheduling of patients, referrals, and scheduling of tests and procedures, etc. Requirements: Education/Skills Associate's Degree in Nursing Experience 1 - 3 years of experience preferred Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications RN License in state of Texas or compact BLS Work Type: Full Time EEO is the law - click below for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

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