Apply for this job now

Wound Care Nurse FT Weekends

Location
Troy, Tennessee
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
9 Sep 2022

POSITION SUMMARY:

The purpose of this position is to administer house and physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner prescribed treatments to residents, as well as to support the charge nurse in the caregiving needs of the residents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.  

Administer treatments, house or physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner orders to residents

Accurately record in electronic health record treatments and changes in the condition of the area being treated

Keep treatment cart clean and well-stocked with supplies

Observe for changes in resident's condition and take appropriate action

Determine the practical application of specific procedures for individual residents

Perform hand hygiene and conduct other infection control methods between treatments, and residents, and as often as necessary

Document and chart facts and information in a professional, clear, and comprehensive manner.

Recognize and respond to changes in residents' conditions and document observations, interventions, and outcomes

Recognize, intervene and report accidents and incidents when they occur

Participate in care plans as appropriate

Recognize, intervene, and/or report complaints and grievances from residents, family members, visitors, and employees

Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records, conditions, and other information relating to residents, employees, and the facility

Follow the established universal precautions and isolation procedures

Encourage an atmosphere of optimism, warmth, and interest in residents' personal and health care needs

Required Skills:

Attend and participate in orientation programs, ongoing training, and educational classes

Inventory and request infection control equipment, supplies, etc.

Assist in updating written policies and procedures on infection control of the facility

Participate in surveys made by authorized government agencies

Complete medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc. 

Communication skills and active listening

Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to resident's needs

Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Required Work Experience:  

Minimum of six (6) months of experience working in a hospital, long-term care facility, or other healthcare institution, with experience implementing total patient care and care planning

Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements: 

Graduate from an accredited school with a Registered Nursing Degree

Current State of Tennessee Registered Nursing License

Other Requirements:

Position may require unscheduled overtime, after hours, and weekend work

Must be willing and able to work flexible hours

Travel required 

Required Computer Software/Equipment used

Microsoft Excel and Word

Ability to learn HRIS and/or applicant tracking systems

Outlook

Standard Office Equipment

Computer

Physical Requirements: 

Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling

Work is typically performed in a standard office environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature-controlled; above-average conversational noise is frequent

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Required Safety Expectations:  

Working safely and follow safety rules

Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors

Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices 

 Supervisory Responsibilities:  

Does not have direct supervisory responsibilities

Supervisor frequently determines priorities

Occasionally needs manager's direction due to extraordinary circumstances 

COMPETENCIES:  

Analytical Thinking:  Able to gather and analyze data and reach an appropriate conclusion; Solves problems in a timely manner.  

Customer Service:  Possesses good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; Responds promptly to customer's needs.   

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility for own decisions, actions, and results; Able to maintain dependable behavior in times of crisis or complexity.  

Attendance:  Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered; Arrives at meetings on time. 

Communication:  Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification. 

Ethical Behavior:  Upholds organizational values and abides by state and federal regulations; Maintains confidentiality of HIPAA information; Treats others with respect.  

Initiative:  Seeks increased responsibility; sets self-improvement goals linked to the organizational goals. 

Job and Industry Knowledge:  Demonstrates knowledge of the position and industry; Seeks additional information.   

Productivity and Quality of Work:  Maintains a high level of performance while demonstrating a commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.  

Teamwork:  Displays ease working with others; Contributes ideas and skills to the team; Puts success of team above own interests.  

I have reviewed and discussed the job description and I understand my job duties and responsibilities prior to signing this form. I certify that I can perform the essential functions and attest that I have the qualifications as outlined. 

I further understand that future performance evaluations and merit increases to my pay are based on my ability to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description to the satisfaction of my immediate supervisor. I also have been explained my position in the company organizational chart and know who my immediate supervisor is. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of incumbents of this position. 

#HP

Education

Required
  • Associates or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Registered Nurse
Apply for this job now

Details

  • Job Reference: 707977324-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AHC Union City
  • Location: Troy, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent