SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
This position supports the mission of North Suburban
Medical Center. The Wound Care CNS
oversees and directs the care of the Wound Management Center patient seen for
wound care. The Wound Care CNS
coordinates all aspects of patient care delivered in the clinic and by
ancillary services. Responsible for
direct patient care, including planning, directing and provision of nursing
care to patients in accordance with the Colorado Nurse Practice Act, Physician
Orders, recognized nursing techniques and policies, procedures, established
clinical competencies based on NSMC’s wound care protocols. The Wound Care CNS is responsible to manage
the quality management program for each patient using the Wound Management
Center algorithms. Demonstrates critical
thinking and leadership in the anticipation and planning for the care of the
patient. Responsible for meeting the
clinical competencies set forth by NSMC.
When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Position Requirements:
- Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the State of Colorado as
a Registered Nurse, CPR Certified.
- Education: Degree in nursing or medical
technology. Master’s in Public Health or
related field, preferred.
- Experience: Minimum of two years acute care; ambulatory
care highly desirable.
Qualifications: Provide courteous, positive and professional image. Demonstrates superior interpersonal
skills. Ability to work with staff in
wound care and with other departments, ability to problem solve and handle
multiple priorities. Knowledge of
general nursing theory and practice including, but not limited to, asepsis and
sterile technique, principles of body mechanics, and medication
administration. Knowledge of learning
principles for all ages and the ability to teach and develop an effective
patient education program. Completes
position responsibilities by following established guidelines and protocols
with the appropriate time frames.
Demonstrates good skills in all forms of communication. Works well with others in a spirit of
cooperation. Maintains education and
development appropriate for the position.
Adheres to established hospital and departmental guidelines and
protocols. Supports hospital mission,
vision and values. Performs
position-specific job functions at an acceptable level.