Certified Wound Nurse

Location
Runnemede, NJ
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 17, 2020
Closes
Jan 29, 2020
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Per Diem


  • Valid certification in specialty area required
  • Valid licensure required
  • Previous experience required
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    Position Summary:

    The Wound Certified Nurse functions as a coordinator, facilitator and provider of care to patients with wounds, drains, pressure and stasis ulcers. The role of the Wound certified nurse encompasses educator, consultant, researcher, manager and patient advocate. Responsibilities include performing all aspects of the nursing process as related to wound management. The nurse acts as a patient advocate in meeting the patient's needs during the homecare experience and provides for the privacy and confidentiality of patient information. Responsibility for education of the patient and/or family and other staff members is a major focus of the wound certified nurse. As a professional, assumes the role to assist in the development of new staff nurses and the future development of the nursing profession. Follows Agency Policies and the New Jersey Nurse Practice Act.

    Recruitment Requirements:

    Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing

    Registered Nurse Licensed in the State of New Jersey

    Bachelors Degree preferred

    Accredited by a certified wound school

    2 years of recent home care experience including extensive wound management preferred.

    CPR Certified.

    Ability to work flexible hours, and meet weekend, holiday and NOC requirements.

    Current IV, and venipuncture experience preferred.

    Valid driver's license and current auto insurance.

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