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Wound Care Registered Nurse

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Type Full time Posted 6/28/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/27/2014
OK - Oklahoma (All) - Tulsa Referral - n/a -    

Wound Care Registered Nurse

Location:Southwestern Regional Medical Center
Region:Tulsa, OK
Department:240003 Infusion Center-RN
Employment Status:Full time
Shift Hours / Days:Monday - Friday, flexible weekends
Hours / Pay Period:80
Position ID:31116
Job Function:Nursing/Patient Care

Description

Wound Care RN – Infusion Center

 

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America®(CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we callPatient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

 

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. Imagine access to your own personal health coach! We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

 

Position Overview

The Wound Care Nurse integrates education, research, leadership and consultation into clinical practice to enhance quality and continuity of care. Will follow established nursing objectives, standards, policies and procedures in administering nursing care. Will practice within the defined scope of practice for the Registered Nurse and commit to provide safe, quality nursing care in the area of ostomy, wound and continence. Will manage a patient case load, confer with healthcare professionals and develop ostomy, skin care and continence protocols. Will create individualized treatment plans for inpatients and outpatients, pre-operative and post operative, as consulted by the physician. Responsible for hands-on patient assessment, planning, evaluation and intervention as well as the education of both patient and family as it relates to acute & chronic wound, ostomy and continence protocols. This position requires a self starter who can lead the wound care program and develop nursing staff skills in ostomy, wound and skin care for optimal patient care.

 

Key Position Qualifications

  • Associates Degree of Nursing (ADN); Bachelor Degree of Nursing (BSN) or MSN preferred
  • Active Oklahoma RN license
  • 2 years experience in oncology and/or medical-surgical related nursing
  • Experience in infusion therapy-related skills (peripheral and central lines)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Membership and active involvement in the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing Society (WOCNS) preferred
  • ONS chemotherapy certification preferred
  • WOCN certification (wound, ostomy & continence nurse) strongly preferred after completion of an accredited program
  • Membership and active involvement in AWCA strongly preferred
  • Membership and active involvement in ONS preferred * Excellent communication and organizational skills

 

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK.  Each of our hospitals, and corporate entities, earned aBest Place to Workdistinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

 

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who value working with others and thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you makethedifference in the life of a patient.

 

Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment?  Visitwww.cancercenter.com/careers to begin your journey.