|Title||Wound Care Nurse/Coordinator|
|Job Type||Full Time|
The Wound Care Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating and providing nursing care as it relates to wound care. The person in this role is also responsible for providing wound care supervision and guidance to clinical staff members.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: BSN in in Nursing preferred; however, LPNs with significant clinical and management experience (5+ years) will be considered. Computer skills required including experience with Microsoft Office, the internet and web applications.
Expertise in wound care, quality improvement, MDS, falls, hydration, infection control, care planning, etc…a plus.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Clinical review of nurses and CNAs
Language Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
License, Certificates, Registration: The candidate must have a current nursing license as a RN or LPN in the state of Michigan.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.
OSHA OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CATEGORY: After careful analysis, it has been determined that this position falls into OSHA Occupational Exposure Category A and requires the following protective equipment be worn by anyone filling this position.
GLOVES, GOWNS, MASKS, AND/OR GOGGLES: Training will be provided in how to properly and effectively use any necessary equipment, in addition to education regarding precautionary measures, epidemiology, modes of transmission and prevention of HIV/HBV.
Disclaimer: This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.
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