Job Description

Location: Palmetto General Hospital
Posted Date: 2/27/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Department: 8329.54650 WOUND CARE

Position Summary:

Treats patients of all ages using specific treatment tools for wound and ostomy patients and assists with the supervision of supportive personnel. Assists with education of hospital staff as needed regarding wound management/ostomy care. Participates in departmental Performance Improvement, assures quality care through continuing education, provides consultation, represents department in the hospital and community, maintains interdepartmental and intradepartmental communication. Follows evidence based protocols.Will perform job duties, such as: initial wound evals, weekly follow up assessments, and other woundcare departmental needs.

Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

The registered nurse utilizes critical thinking skills, coordinates and provides safe, quality care to patients through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

evidence based protocols.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Graduate of a registered nursing program.

Registered nurse licensure in the State of Florida

Wound Care Certification

Ostomy Certification preferred

A minimum of 2 years hospital experience or 1 year wound care experience preferred.

Current BLS/CPR certification.

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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