RN Clinician - Wound Care
Company: Ochsner Health
Posted on: July 15, 2021
assumes responsibility for and provides nursing care, clinical
expertise and education for an assigned patient population. Impacts
patient care by improving clinical nursing practices through
consultation, role modeling, and educational programs. Works
collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other health care
providers in the clinic and hospital.
Required - Registered Nurse Diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Required - 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse.
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
Preferred- Certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with
Windows-style applications and keyboard.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
Excellent leadership skills
Utilizes clinical skills and knowledge in the assessment of
clients' health status assessment of clients' health status
(physiologic, psychosocial, emotional, cultural and spiritual).
Integrates patient data to assist in the development of an
individualized plan of care utilizing appropriate reference
material (standards of care, triage protocols, policies,
procedures, patient education materials, etc.).
Organizes, prioritizes, and implements interventions to promote
patient safety and meets patient needs within the continuum of care
(Hospital, Clinics, and Home Health) including: Pre-Op Procedures,
Teaching, Appointment Scheduling, Prescription Refills, Results
Reporting and Telephone Triage.
Provides clinical expertise in the area of practice; acts as a
resource person to patients' families, staff, and other members of
the health care team.
Provides care based on physical, psycho/social, educational,
safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of patients
served in assigned area.
Conducts and ensures professional development and maintains
required clinical knowledge, technical skills training and
credentials of nursing staff; participates in quality improvement
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required. The above statements
describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not
limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20
pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100
pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting,
there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous
medications or hazardous waste within the environment through
receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing,
administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The
risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job
duties of the role.
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