Registered Nurse

Job Number 63047
Posted 12/31/2019
Account Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital
Department Wound Center
Location |ME| Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital, ME 04605
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Day
Hours 8-430
Job Details POSITION SUMMARY: The Wound RN plays a key role in oversight of the patient at-risk of or with wound care needs. Develops and implements wound prevention, skin management, and wound treatment programs and provides corresponding education to patients, family members/caregivers, and facility/agency staff.Directs and provides professional nursing care while meeting patients' psychosocial, physical, and general aspect of care needs. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines, families, and/or caregivers. Responsible for initial assessment, reassessment and documentation of assigned patients. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs of patients. Communicates with practitioners regarding changes in patient's status, symptoms, and results of diagnostic studies.Responds quickly and appropriately to changes in patient condition or responses to treatment. Assumes responsibility for supervising/assessing other nursing personnel.

Education Required:

Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.

Experience Required:

2 years of wound center experience preferred.

Other Skills Required:

BLS certification; wound certification preferred

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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