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WOUND CARE REGISTERED NURSE, Per Diem

Company: Northern Nevada Health System
Location: Sparks
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities
When it comes to choosing a hospital, one thing is clear: quality and convenience count. Northern Nevada Medical Center's tradition of providing quality healthcare in a comfortable, accessible environment means peace of mind for the thousands of patients served by the hospital each year. Northern Nevada Medical Center is a 124-bed acute care hospital located on 23 hillside acres at 2375 E. Prater Way in Sparks, Nevada. -What we at Northern Nevada Medical Center value:
--- Compassion: We treat everyone with kindness and warmth because we - genuinely care about every patient, employee and physician like they are family.
--- Empathy: We put ourselves in our patient's shoes and deliver clinical care with a personalized touch.
--- Teamwork: We foster a caring and friendly work environment to bring the best possible outcomes in our patient's lives.
--- Quality: We strive to provide excellence in clinical care.
--- Ethics: We conduct our business with the highest ethical and moral standards.
--- Respect: We promise to honor the dignity, individuality and rights of everyone.
--- Service Excellence: We provide personalized and professional service that exceeds the expectations of those we serve.
--- Innovation: We continually invest in technology and process improvements to develop new and better ways of delivering clinical care. -Website: - - -This Wound Care Registered Nurse opportunity is per diem and offers a convenient varied shift schedule. - This dynamic Wound Care Nurse will coordinate treatment to provide comprehensive wound assessments and plan of care including goals, implementation of treatment, evaluation and outcomes for patients throughout the organization. - Provides patient, family and staff education regarding wound management, prevention of pressure ulcers, support surfaces, dressing selections and other therapies. - Is a resource person for physicians, wound team and clinical staff? - Additionally is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. - Participates in performance improvement plan of the organization. -Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform wound assessment, reassessment and management for all patients and per policy. - This includes neonate, pediatric, geriatric and the general population.
  • Develops skin care programs to prevent skin breakdown of patients
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to manage patients with draining wounds, fistulae and/or tubes; wound prevention, wound care, ostomy care and incontinence
  • Adequately assess and reassess pain. - Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. - Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. -Benefits for full and part time employees:
    • Challenging and rewarding work environment
    • -Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off -
    • -Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
    • -401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
    • -Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries! -
    • More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website: benefits.uhsguest.com - -If you would like to learn more about the position before applying, please contact Leah Webb, Recruiting Supervisor, @ - - -About Universal Health Services:One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. - -
      Qualifications
      Graduate of accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's of Science in - Nursing (BSN).
      Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
      Minimum of two (2) years experience in medical/surgical, rehabilitation nursing.
      Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse (CWOCN) or Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWCN) required.
      Current BLS certification. -EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. -Avoid and Report Recruitment Scams -At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHSand our subsidiaries. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (e.g., Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Our recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. -If you suspect a fraudulent job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, we encourage you to report such concerns to appropriate law enforcement. We encourage you to refer to legitimate UHS and UHS subsidiary career websites to verify job opportunities and not rely on unsolicited calls from recruiters. -

Keywords: Northern Nevada Health System, Sparks , WOUND CARE REGISTERED NURSE, Per Diem, Healthcare , Sparks, Nevada

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