Under direction of the Wound Healing Center Clinical Nurse manager, the RN primarily provides patient care and handles intake and discharge processes for the Wound Healing Center patients as scheduled.# The position may also serve as a Case Manager to a group of Wound Healing Center patients.# Responsibilities:# Provides patient care to Would Healing Center patients and handles patient intake and discharge processes as assigned and according to hospital and nursing standards. May serve as Case Manager to a group of patients as assigned.# Performing initial nursing assessment, communication findings with the assigned physician, assessing the wound stage and measurements, documenting care plans, evaluating patient status in regards to desired outcomes, and identifying patient care situations that require intervention Participating in quality improvement initiatives, providing education to the patient or caregiver, and serving as a patient advocate in the delivery and coordination of the patient care Performs hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) related duties as assigned, upon completion of hyperbaric training May perform hyperbaric safety director duties after completing required hyperbaric safety director training Collaborates as needed with other healthcare providers, Wound Healing Center Providers, Program Director, and the Medical Director regarding clinic and patient needs May function as a scribe Qualifications:# Current RN license with the Minnesota Board of Nursing, in good standing Two or more years of RN experience, two of which are in an acute care setting Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification for Health Care Providers (if not current will need to obtain in the first 6 months) Bachelor of Science in Nursing(BSN) Preferred Medical/Surgical, Home Health of Wound Care#Certification Preferred Prior Wound Care Experience preferred Schedule:# 72hrs/2wks Weekdays:#8:00am-5:00pm Northfield Hospital # Clinics is an independent organization with over 800 employees. We are known for our positive work environment and quality patient care. We provide a full spectrum of services with our Hospital and Long Term Care Center in Northfield and primary and specialty clinics in Northfield, Lakeville, Farmington, Faribault and Lonsdale. With us you#ll find competitive pay and benefits (when hired for 40 hours/pay period or more) including health and dental insurance, vision discount plan, life and disability insurance, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and a pension plan with a generous employer contribution.
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