Community Health Systems RN Wound Care Case Manager in Sebring, Florida
Summary: - Responsible for the patient care in the Wound Care Center. This includes, but is not limited to, utilization of skills in organization, planning, implementing, evaluating, and providing care through the use of hospital and nursing standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides case management to a group of patients providing specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management, and acts as patient advocate in delivery and coordination of patient care.
Provides efficient and effective care with the guidance of the physician during the clinic sessions, attends the clinics where scheduled and is dependable. Able to manage a number of patients at the same time with high energy and organization.
Collaborates with other health care providers, wound care center Physicians, Program Director and Medical Director, regarding clinic and patient needs.
Registered Nurse with a current license, Wound Care Certification preferred. Medical Surgical, home health, or wound care, also preferred. Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS (Basic Life Support), infections control, safety and all unit required skill review.
The incumbent in the position will not supervise other employees.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must be able to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, as well as web-based database programs and the Internet.
The incumbent in this position is not required to work under any extreme conditions, but may be required to work around caustic chemicals approximately 5% of the time, and must be able to work around a moderate noise level, such as an office environment
The incumbent in this position typically has to stand approximately 40% of the time, walk 50% of the time, sit 10% of the time. In addition, the person is using touch or feel 80% of the time, and reaches with their arms or hands approximately 80% of the time. This person may have to stoop, kneel, crouch 30% of the time, and talk or hear 100% of the time.
Registered Nurse is accountable for the oversight of the clinical practice, outcomes andsuccess of the Wound Care Center.This job description is also valid for the Case Manager position.
Specific Individual Considerations:
The designation of "essential functions" and "other duties" is for purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this position. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquired related job skills, and perform other related work as required. Incumbents in this position may be required to perform all or some of the above duties and responsibilities with varying levels of concentration based on the incumbents skill level and departments' needs.
Job: Diabetic Services / Wound Care
Organization: Highlands Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 1753189