At Regional Medical Center of San Jose, you'll find that caring extends to both our patients and our people. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You've come to the right place.
Schedule: 1.0 (40 hours per week), Shift: Days, no weekends.
Internal Posting Period: October 26, 2016 - November 2, 2016
The RN Wound Care Specialist is responsible for assessing, p lanning, implementing, and evaluating wound care processes in the hospital. * Develops process improvement plans for identified gaps to facilitate a reduction in hospital acquired wound infections and pressure ulcers
* Provides direct patient care for all types of wounds including but not limited to traumatic injuries, surgical sites, ostomies, pressure ulcers and incontinence related skin problems
* Works with patients and families to provide education and training on the care of wounds
* Collaborates with physicians, nursing, and the wound care team to provide optimal impatient care including recommendations for post discharge wound care needs
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: Current CA License and Wound Care Certification. Current BLS certificate
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: 5 years nursing experience, 1 year wound care experience
Preferred: Experience with wound care in an acute care setting.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum: BS in Nursing. Wound Care Certification
Preferred: MSN and WOC
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to use critical thinking skills for assessment and planning. General computer skills including Microsoft work and Excel. Experience with electronic documentation and EMAR administration of medications.
Physical Requirement Analysis is located in the Human Resources Department
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom