Position Details

Department: Wound Program
Category: Clinical Education
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 514446
Date Posted: 6/8/2020
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: This is a 40 hour a week, day shift position, with flexible scheduling!! If you have wound care experience, and want to work with a fabulous team who are dedicated to caring for our kids, then this is your opportunity to apply!!! This role will be working with our inpatient and outpatient providers. Incumbent will be working with complex wound care, as well as working closely with our plastic surgery unit.

This position works in collaboration with the Lead Advanced Practitioner Provider, Licensed Independent Practitioner healthcare team, patient, and their family to promote patient care for skin, wound care, and ostomy management through delivery of professional nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition in accordance with evidence-based nursing and patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and regulatory standards.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Uses specialized knowledge to complete nursing assessments of patients skin, wound, or ostomy condition consistent with age including physical, psychological, social, developmental, and educational factors, to determine the patients initial skin, wound, or ostomy care needs in accordance with evidence based standards and per policy. Performs ongoing patient assessments, identifies variations, and changes the nursing plan of care accordingly.
  2. Works collaboratively with the health care team, patient and family to establish and implement plan of care for skin, wound, and ostomy care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate.
  3. Must work well both independently and with a team. Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing required activities within established parameters to ensure compliance with all applicable specialty guidelines, standards of care, documentation standards, regulations, and requirements.
  4. Integrates specialized knowledge into patient and staff education, coaching, and mentoring. Oversees and directs patient care activities of assigned team members and delegates activities appropriate to knowledge, skill, and competency. Provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, pressure ulcer prevention, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members performance level while maintaining patient confidentiality
  5. Continually evaluates patient responses to skin, wound, or ostomy care. Provides teaching, and discharge plans for wound and ostomy patients as appropriate. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts.
  6. Collaborates with the Quality Team on the pressure ulcer prevention safety initiative.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor`s degree in Nursing or currently enrolled in an RN to BSN program. Required
2. Wound and Ostomy Certification or obtain Wound and Ostomy Certification through a Wound Ostomy Nursing accredited education program within one year <br />of employment to stay in this position. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. One year of recent (within the past 5 years) clinical experience. Evidence of nurse refresher course within the past 5 years is acceptable. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN license or an RN license from a compact state with multi state privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date. Required
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 if you are seeking graduate-level credits, or a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for continuing education (as required by most WOCN programs). Required
2. Fluency in the English language (as required by most WOCN programs). Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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