CommonSpirit Health RN-Wound Care Coordinator, Certified in TACOMA, Washington
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
This position is 10 hour day shift, no weekends, no CHI holidays, and is part of a larger HOPD clinic team performing patient case management and wound care coordination. The candidate charges with the management of patient care resources in the outpatient setting and will direct and work collaborative with a larger group of peers and direct a team of subordinates in the delivery of care of the wounded patient.
Provides professional nursing care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity (e.g. pressure, vascular, arterial and diabetic ulcerations, as well as skin conditions resulting from incontinence, surgical procedures and/or trauma).
Manages/coordinates patient case/wound management needs including identification, assessment, prevention, and continuing education to achieve the best healing outcomes in an outpatient environment. Work includes intake/discharge planning activities, initiating/monitoring the quality management program, timely and accurate completion of patient and billing documentation, and coordinating interdisciplinary teams that include healthcare practitioners, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and other healthcare disciplines or providers depending upon individual patient assessments.
Delivers and coordinates care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity within the scope of practice and under the direction of physician or other clinician.
Manages and coordinates patient case/wound management in accordance with established standards, strictly defined timelines, and overall plan of care.
Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and procedures.
Initiates and monitors the Quality Management program for the Wound Care Center.
Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.
Associate’s degree in nursing, and two years of related work experience working with an interdisciplinary clinical team in one or more of the following clinical areas: Med/Surg, Gerontology, Home Health, or Wound Care that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.
Current Washington State Registered Nurse licensure required.
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification required.
Current professional certification (e.g. WCC, CWON, CWS or equivalent) is preferred.
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Requisition ID 2020-135535
Employment Type Full Time
Department Wound Care Clinic
Hours Per Pay Period 80
Facility CHI Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Standard Hours 7:30 am - 6 pm
Work Schedule 10 Hour
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