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Wound Care Nurse Consultant, RN

Responsible for providing consultative services to skilled nursing centers related to wound, ostomy and continence care. Serves to provide direct consultation, orientation and training, program review and recommendations for centers to maintain an effective wound, ostomy and continence care program.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in incorporating wound, ostomy and continence care into the patient’s total plan of care.
  • Monitors the skilled nursing center wound care program adherence to guidelines and best practices, properly working equipment, adequate and appropriate supplies; provide recommendations to the skilled nursing center Director of Nursing and Administrator as needed.
  • Provides center on-site visits as determined by the needs of the skilled nursing center.
  • Instructs other health team professionals and family members in the methods of assisting the patient to improve or correct compromised skin.
  • Orients new skilled nursing center treatment nurses in their role.
  • Reviews the competence of nursing personnel assigned to treatments and makes necessary adjustments/corrections as required.
  • Monitors center compliance with wound, ostomy and continence guidelines.
  • Honors patients’ rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, and respect.
  • Complies with the organization’s compliance, privacy and security programs.
  • Performs other duties as necessary to ensure the success of the System.
Position: Wound Care Nurse Consultant, RN
Organization: Ethica
Location: Statesboro Area,  GA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 6/13/2024
Date Posted: 6/13/2024
Requirements
  • Registered Nurse licensure in Georgia or compact state
  • Certified in Wound Care Ostomy (WOCN)
  • Minimum two (2) years as an Enterostomal Therapy Nurse in a hospital, skilled nursing care center or other related medical center.
  • Demonstrated competence in the performance of wound care assessment and consulting.
  • Ability to regularly travel throughout South Georgia for center visits and meetings.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/11/2024
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Organization Information
Name:
Ethica
Address:


Statesboro Area,  GA 30459
United States
Email:
SMJohnson@chsga.org
Phone:
(706) 817-1697
Fax:
Contact:
Stephanie Johnson