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Wound Care RN (Per Diem)

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Description

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
The Wound Care Nurse will function in the role of a resource to staff to facilitate and provide care to patients pressure injuries, ostomies, vascular ulcers, and other wounds and will participate in staff education and performance improvement initiatives related to wound and ostomy care.

What you will do

  • 1. Ensure care is delivered in accordance with the ANA Scope and Standards of Care and Practice, the Patient Bill of Rights and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses
  • 2. Ensure that patient care is delivered in accordance with standards established by the WOCNCB Society and evidence-based practice resources.
  • 3. Prioritize wound care consultations in collaboration with team members. Document wound care assessment data, develop/revise individualized plan of care, referrals and
  • 4. Conduct daily rounds and participate in unit-based activities including but not limited to huddles, staff meetings and relevant committees
  • 5. Participate in regular NDNQI prevalence activities. Assist the team in organizing and compiling post-survey data
  • 6. Implement and evaluate clinical and educational interventions to enhance the professional development of staff through collaboration with the Quality Department and Professional Practice.
  • 7. Collaborate with an inter-professional team, including but limited to; physicians, nurses, nutrition, physical therapy and select wound care team members, to ensure smooth day-to-day operations within respective team, ensure high quality care, proper hand-off communication and effective and efficient resource utilization.
  • 8. Routinely utilize evidence-based practice resources to support staff in patient care
  • 9. Collect, aggregate and analyze data to identify opportunities for improvement. Prepare monthly/quarterly reports, per organizational needs, as requested by stakeholders and leadership
  • 10. Participate in performance improvement activities related to ostomy and wound care to enhance patient outcomes, as assigned by wound care team members



Education Qualifications

  • Master's Degree Master's degree preferred Preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited School of Nursing Required


Experience Qualifications

  • 1-3 years Experience in Wound Care Preferred


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Expert clinical skills (High proficiency)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills (High proficiency)
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to establish develop and maintain cross-functional business relationships (High proficiency)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and problem solve utilizing critical thinking. (High proficiency)
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and manage time effectively 6. MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint (High proficiency)


Licenses and Certifications

  • CWON - Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse or currently pursuing within 1 Year Preferred
  • CWCN - Certified Wound Care Nurse or currently pursuing within 1 Year Preferred
  • NJ RN License Upon Hire Required


Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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