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Tulane Medical Center

Registered Nurse – RN – Wound Care Coordinator

New Orleans, LA, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Nursing - Professional • Job ID: 02560-15536

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

RN - Wound Care Coordinator


We are currently offering a $5,000 Sign On Bonus and a $5,000 Relocation Bonus to eligible RNs!


Essential Competencies, Duties, and Responsibilities:

 

The wound care nurse will be able to demonstrate the following essential competencies, duties, and responsibilities as a result of education, experience and AWC initial orientation and ongoing corporate learning.

 

  • Initiate a nursing assessment of patient’s condition upon admission.
  • Recognize and assess initial alterations in the patient’s body systems and verbalize this to other members of the health care team.
  • Organize assessment data for accuracy, completeness and confidentiality.
  • Record assessment data in an orderly fashion and communicate, revise and verbalize pertinent information to other health care team members.
  • Assess, stage, and measure wounds accurately and in accordance with policy.
  • Photograph wounds according to policy and procedure.
  • Complete in an accurate manner all admission nursing chart forms.
  • Assess compliance to the clinical pathway and be instrumental in bringing to the attention of the physician or health care team missing components.
  • Identify patient care situations that require intervention, implement nursing actions and evaluate responses.
  • Identify patient/family education and discharge needs and implement a teaching plan of care.


Learn more about working at Tulane Medical Center where above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life: 
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 Learn more about living in New Orleans and working at Tulane. http://www.neworleansonline.com/

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With 235+ beds, Tulane Medical Center is an award-winning hospital and ER in New Orleans. At Tulane, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.


We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 


Qualifications

Position Requirements:
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Louisiana RN license and CPR certification.
  • Education:  Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree preferred. Certifications in Wound Care and Ostomy required within one year in the position.
  • Experience: Previous experience in clinical area of assignment preferred.
  • Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period.  Demonstrated patient teaching skills and compliance with protocol management of patients.

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data. 

 

We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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