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Tulane Medical Center: Registered Nurse – Rn – Inpatient Rehab

Tulane Medical Center

This is a Full-time position in New Orleans, LA posted January 25, 2021.

Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemRegisteredNurse (RN)Wound CarePRN FTE 0.001University Hospital andMedical CenterTamarac, FLFacility Description:UniversityHospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a widerange of surgical and medical services Since opening in 1974, we have distinguishedourselves as a leader in breakthroughs in orthopedic care as well as jointreplacement.

We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and SpineInstitute.

Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient child, adolescent,adult and geriatric services while our outpatient services include a Partialhospitalization program (PHP), Intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a 24 hourbehavioral health support hotline.

Theyare also a certifiedBaker Act receiving facility.

University islicensed by Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration and certified by theJoint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center.

Our family-friendly ER provides expert,compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations forseniors.

Other specialty services include a wound care center as well as comprehensivediagnostic services accredited in multiple modalities including pediatric CTimaging by the American College of Radiology.Wecontinue a proud tradition of providing high quality personalized care in ourlocal community.

Explore possibilities to join our team where colleagues are valued and pledge to treat one another withloyalty, respect, and dignity.Job Description:We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) to work in our Wound Care Unit.

The Registered Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety needs.

As a Registered Nurse (RN), some of your primary responsibilities will be to: * Demonstrate advanced knowledge of specific wound care treatments, intervention and response based on age specificity.* Assure and demonstrate knowledge and ability in the care of wound care patients based on Standards of Care and Practice.* Demonstrate competence to instruct and monitor staff in the delivery of patient care and in ordered treatments including but not limited to vital signs, capillary blood sugars, vascular assessments, wound assessments,sterile techniques, dressings, phlebotomy, handling of thrombin induced platelet relesate, sterile syringe fill technique, administration of pharmaceuticals and blood products.* Demonstrate competence in patient and family education on common topics including but not limited to comprehensive wound care, dressings, edema control, specialty foot care, off loading and life style changes.* Communicate patient care needs with wound care and/or primary care physicians and plans for appropriate interventions.* Demonstrate leadership in upholding Standards of Care and Performance.

* Make daily rounds on all wound care patients admitted to acute care setting.* Demonstrate ability to perform assessment, interventions, care, treatment, and educationbased on defined age specific annual competency.* Demonstrate awareness of and respect for patient/family needs in relation to rights,confidentiality, privacy, security, complaint resolution and spiritual andcultural needs.

* Address all patients by preferred name, introduces self, and states purpose of visit.

* Continuouslyprioritizes patient needs based on interpretation of data, assessment /reassessment and initiate appropriate measures including reporting variationsof diagnostic studies / change in condition.

* Monitor patient response to current plan of care and partners with Physician towardgoal achievement.

* Demonstrate knowledge of and complies with infection control policies as applicable.

* Document pertinent nursing notes to reflect: change in condition, transfer anddischarge.

* Identify and document patient/family education in collaboration with other disciplinesand implements initial and ongoing education relevant to those needs based ondisease process, diet, pain management, medication, medical equipment andcontinuing care needs every shift.

* Demonstrate knowledge of specific disease process, treatment, intervention, and responsebased on age specificity.

* Assess for pain, intervenes, and monitors level as per policy.

* Accurately complete intra-facility transfer format time of transfer.

* Demonstrate knowledge of the need to report actual and potential patient safety issues tosupervisor and through the facility occurrence reporting system as evidenced byverbalizing examples of reportable patient safety issues.

* Demonstrate ability to report a medical/healthcare error and safety issues as evidenced byappropriate occurrence report entry.

* Take initiative to stay current in practical knowledge of guidelines or standards of practice, wound care center policies and procedures and regulatory guidelines.

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Qualifications * Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Florida orRecognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions).

* American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Course (ALS or ACLS) and certification.* American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and certification.* 2 Year Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN).* 4 Year Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.* 1-3 Years of Registered Nurse (RN) experience in an acute care setting.Notice Our Company?s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously.

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