RN Hyperbarics Burn Wound (Training available for experienced ICU RN)
Location:
Bradenton , Florida
Posted:
September 26, 2017
Reference:
00309-6765
Blake Medical Center is seeking an experienced ICU and/or Hyperbarics / Wound Care nurse to join our Hyperbarics Department. Full Time, Part Time, and PRN options are available! Cross-training Available for Experienced ICU RNs.


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Blake Medical Center is located in Bradenton, Florida, just minutes from the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Manatee County. Our 383-bed, level II trauma center is one of only two trauma centers in the State of Florida to receive official verification by the American College of Surgeons. Our hospital is also a proud recipient of the American Heart Association's Gold Fit Friendly Designation for our above and beyond dedication to employees' health.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Wound Care/Hyperbarics RN is responsible for the observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of wound care/hyperbaric therapy for the in/out-patient population of patients at Blake Medical Center. The RN will educate patients/family members and nurses/staff to promote skin and wound care, healing, and the prevention of infection. The RN will administer medications and treatments as prescribed or authorized by a duly licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of this state to prescribe such medications and treatments.

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Qualifications:
Education
  • Nursing Diploma or ASN required, BSN preferred
Licensure/Certification
  • Current Florida State Registered Nursing license
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through American Heart Association required
  • Current ACLS & PALS certifications through the American Heart Association desired; required within 6 months of hire.
  • Current ABLS (Advanced Burn Life Support) certification preferred; required within 12 months of hire
Experience
  • Minimum of one year experience as RN in Critical Care required; prior Hyperbarics experience desired
  • Wound Care RN experience preferred
  • Must complete 40 hours HBO course within one year of hire date
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

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