Location Address:7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
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Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
You Will Be Responsible For:
Provides direct and indirect patient care in an in/out-patient wound care setting. Responsible for the assessment, planning, and implementation of care of chronic wounds.
Utilizes the nursing process, plan of care creation and reassessment, and age specific considerations to provide quality care to the patient.
Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patients, friends, and family to understand condition, treatment, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
Consults other healthcare professionals/departments as appropriate to provide an interdisciplinary approach to patient’s needs.
Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations with the assistance of health care support personnel.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration, and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Completes documentation per organizational/departmental policy.
Ensures safe and efficient use of equipment; troubleshooting malfunctions and following procedures for repair.
Facilitate clinical patient progression through a defined plan of care to achieve optimal outcomes.
Performs all Case Management responsibilities as assigned
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Minimum of two years of wound care experience
Wound Care Class within 1 year
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current Florida state Registered Nurse licensure
Current American Heart Association BLS certification
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Excellent Organization and interpersonal communication skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
Problem solving and critical thinking skills
Organizational Skills, ability to prioritize
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Previous Experience with Cerner Electronic Medical Record
Previous Experience with Wound Expert Medical Record
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Completion of Hyperbaric training
Certification in Wound Care preferred
Certification in Ostomy teaching preferred
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Certification in Wound Care
Certification in Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments
Certification in Ostomy care
The Clinical Wound Care Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for coordinating the efforts of the multidisciplinary treatment team for the patients under his/her care. The RN is accountable for administering, supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the nursing process in the provision of care; and will strive to maintain and improve patient outcomes.
The RN is responsible for acting as a role model for the mission, and patient promise of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills. S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice. S/he critically evaluates evidence for application to clinical practice in his / her area of practice.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.