RN - Wound Care/Hyperbarics (req num: 9963) Wound Therapy STPH Covington, LA
- Per Diem
- Day shift
Summary of the Job:
The registered nurse (R.N.) position is responsible for utilization of skills in organization, planning, implementing, evaluating, and providing care as it relates to the specific needs of the patient. The R.N. works within the scope of practice regulated by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and follows hospital policies and procedures. The R.N. will assist the physician in the patient room and for procedures. Have an understanding of wound care concepts and use of special modalities related to wound care. The R.N. should receive training through an approved hyperbaric course and be able to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy as directed and prescribed by the hyperbaric physician.
Minimum Qualifications: Successfully completed Board Certified Nursing Program. Current LA RN licensure. BLS certified through the American Heart Association required upon hire. ACLS encouraged. Proficient use of wound care software and electronic medical record Epic. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Wound Care and Hyperbaric certification preferred. Previous wound care experience preferred. CWS and/or CHRN preferred.
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) - NONE
Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling/feeling
St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.
Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA