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Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care/Wound Care

Brandon, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Brandon Regional Hospital is seeking a top notch Registered Nurse to join our Wound Care team.  Apply online today!

 

Brandon Regional Hospital has been named a Top 100 Hospital in America five times, and our Intensive Care Unit has been named a Top 100 ICU.  We are committed to providing our patients and their families with compassionate care. For more than 30 years our busy, 407-bed acute care facility has been dedicated to quality and devoted to our community. 

 

The Wound Care Registered Nurse performs the primary function of a RN in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients in the hospital setting. Communicates and collaborates closely with physicians, outpatient and inpatient nurses, Wound Care staff and other members of the health care team to provide consistent quality care for patients.  Working with a high degree of autonomy, the RN accepts responsibility and accountability for assigned patients as a case manager to plan, implement and evaluate the care for wound care clients.  The RN works within the framework of the Florida Nurse Practice Act and follows all hospital policies and procedures. 

  • The candidate is responsible for meeting the established WHC Standards of nursing practice in the management of all assigned patients. 
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Education:
  • Nursing Diploma or ASN; BSN preferred.
 Licensing/Certifications
  • Current certification as a CWOCN or WCS/WCC (Wound Care Specialist) desired.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association.
  • Current Florida Registered Nurse License.
  • HBO Certified
 Qualifications
  • Minimum 1 year RN experience in acute care setting preferred.
  • Previous Wound Care RN experience preferred.
  • Lifting 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.

Brandon Regional Hospital
Facility: Brandon Regional Hospital
Job ID: 01384-12995
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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