Wound Care Nurse - Full Time

Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 30, 2018
Closes
Mar 13, 2018
Ref
02270-8547
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

MountainView Hospital
is a state of the art, full service medical facility located in the heart of Northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areas in the Valley.  With a dedicated and talented staff of employees and outstanding physicians, MountainView Hospital is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996.


MountainView features nationally recognized programs including a top cardiovascular thoracic center, the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Robotic Surgery, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Certified Stroke Center.  Other areas of excellence include emergency care, urology and gynecological services, orthopedics, vascular care and inpatient rehabilitation unit.  The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Childrens Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, coordinates the clinical functions of the Center. Working autonomously, the Wound Care (WC) Nurse is responsible for patient assessment, as well as development, implementation, and coordination of the patients plan of care, including the medical treatment plan, and the evaluation of the patient treatment.  The WC Nurse functions within the full scope of RN licensure, according to the Nevada Nursing Practice Act; follows all applicable hospital policies and procedures. The WC Nurse also will work collaboratively with the Outpatient Wound Care & Hyperbaric Director and Medical Director to ensure that the continuous quality improvement (CQI) goals of the department are met. In addition, the WC Nurse will work closely with the others to ensure adherence to the standard of care and best practices. The WC Nurse oversees the delivery of patient care services.  The WC Nurse also understands and adheres to the clinical policies and procedures of the department.  The Nurse WC also assists in the evaluation of new wound care products and ensures that clinical supplies are utilized appropriately. The WC Nurse will be responsible for aiding and supporting hyperbaric treatments. If not currently trained in Hyperbarics, will need to attain within 6 months of employment. 

 

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