Registered Nurse, Wound Care, Per Diem
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
Summary of Responsibility
The Wound Care Registered Nurse is a registered nurse who provides expert clinical consultation, care and education to nurses, patients and families and the health care team in the areas of wound and skin care.
S/he is responsible for facilitating the delivery of quality, multidisciplinary, cost-effective wound care and specializes in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers and wound management.
- Registered to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- Bachelor of Science or Associates degree in nursing required.
- Graduate of a nationally recognized, accredited wound care certification program required. WOCN certification preferred.
- Maintains active and ongoing certification from a nationally recognized, accredited wound care certification program.
- Three years experience in clinical nursing experience in long term acute care and/or acute care nursing with progressive leadership responsibilities.
- Commitment to interdisciplinary care management and continuous performance improvement.
- Ability to form collegial and collaborative relationships.
- Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication.
- Active participation in continuing education and professional activities.
- Proficiency in computer applications i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint and ability to transfer knowledge base to clinical applications used in the hospital environment.
Important COVID message
Please note, our New England Sinai Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.