RN Clinician - Wound Care - Military veterans preferred

2021-02-23
Research Medical Center
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Kansas City
Missouri
64132
United States

Description SHIFT: No WeekendsSCHEDULE: Full-timeDo you have the career opportunities as a Wound Care RN Clinician you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Research Medical Center a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services HCA Healthcare.

At RMC we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:


Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Adoption Assistance
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)


The Life of an HCA Nurse

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Registered Nurse where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?  If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

A wound care nurse is a specialized nurse who assesses and treats complex patient wounds, including ulcers, burns, lacerations and ostomies. They also create care plans for medical teams, patients and their caregivers to follow to help wounds heal and prevent a recurrence.

About this unit:


Our small cohesive staff with a focus on quality patient care and outcomes.
Opportunity to care for a specialized patient population in a supportive and educational setting.
Flexible scheduling and supportive management.


Responsibilities:


The Wound Care Nurse Specialist is a collaborative agent who functions as an expert in the area of wound care.
The WCNS uses the nursing process to provide care to patients with complex draining wounds, fistulas, pressure and vascular ulcers.  
The WCNS has the authority, responsibility and accountability for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of wound care for referred patients.
The specialist will also function as a consultant for both inpatients and outpatients with complex draining wounds, fistulas, pressure and vascular ulcers and skin problems related to fecal and urinary incontinence.
The Ostomy Nurse functions as an expert in the area of stomal care.
The Ostomy Nurse uses the nursing process to provide direct patient care to people with colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies and percutaneous tubes/drains.
The Ostomy Nurse has the authority, responsibility, and accountability for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of ostomy care for referred patients.
The nurse will also function as a consultant for both inpatient and outpatients.
Other services provided include staff, patient, and family teaching for wound care and ostomy care and coordination of care and follow-up with case management.   

Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing - BSN Required                                   
Current state of Missouri RN licensure required. 
Minimum of 3 years experience required
Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills required. 
BLS and ALS certification required and maintained.
National certification by WOCN as a Wound Care Specialist, preferred.


At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.  Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, RMC embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses.  To ensure that we exceed our patients’ health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties in our 590-bed facility.

Several of our renowned programs, including Level I Trauma, Sarah Cannon Cancer Care, Grossman Burn Center, Neuroscience Institute and Women’s Care Center, feature advanced technological resources used to diagnose and treat patients. Whether your healthcare needs are urgent and critical or simply routine and preventative, our advanced capabilities allow us to be one of the most comprehensive hospitals in the Kansas City region.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Wound Care Clinician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

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