Job Summary:

Education and Technical Skills:

Wound Care / Staff Nurse must have and maintain a valid CPR certification from the American Heart Association. Nurse must also have and maintain a valid Nurse Practitioner (NP), Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in the state of Georgia. Must have prior experience working with wound care patients.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Patient Case managing
  • Coordinating Home Healthcare and DME suppliers
  • Telephone support and troubleshooting patient issues between visits
  • Evaluate effectiveness of plan/of care and modifies, as appropriate
  • Involve patient/family/significant other in developing plan of care
  • Recognize change in the patient’s condition and intervene appropriately.
  • Conduct initial and ongoing wound measurements and assessments.
  • Preparing wounds for procedures including cleansing and topical anesthetic application
  • Assisting in surgical debridements and other procedures
  • Applying wound dressings
  • Applying compression wraps
  • Assisting in cast applications
  • Accounting for office and room supplies and equipment
  • Contribute to Interdisciplinary plan of care using assessment data.
  • Collaborate with other clinical disciplines in developing plan of care.
  • Provide care based on scientific principles/nursing theory and evidence based practice.
  • Prioritize nursing actions, reflecting patient needs, acuity, and desired outcomes.
  • Implement physician orders accurately within appropriate time frames.
  • Identify continuing care needs of the patient for the discharge plan.
  • In the absence of a front desk coordinator, scheduling patients for wound care visit, utilizing the practice software systems as required.
  • Provide patient/family education to include:
  • Assessment of learning needs, abilities and readiness to learn,
  • Documentation of teaching activities,
  • Provision of instruction as appropriate, e.g. pain management, medication, diet, equipment, activities after discharge,
  • Provision of appropriate educational materials, as available prior to discharge
  • Document all care provided accurately & completely according to policy.
  • HIPPA Compliance – complies with all of the Privacy and Confidentiality Policy and Procedures outlined in the “Privacy, Security and Confidentiality Agreement.
  • Adheres to all Patient Safety Initiatives and Infection Control Procedures as outlined in the policy manual. Appropriate use of all resources supplies and equipment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.90 – $65.85 per hour

Medical specialties:

  • Medical-Surgical
  • Wound Care

Physical setting:

  • Clinic
  • Outpatient

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Weekly schedule:

  • 5×8
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work Location: In person

Job Category: RN
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Johns Creek

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