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RN (Registered Nurse) Wound Center Mercy Health Lorain

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthThe RN provides patient care and handles intake and discharge processes for the Wound Center patients as scheduled. The RN provides hyperbaric oxygen treatment when required. The applicant must be flexible with hours and days based on department schedule and patient demand in area of need.Essential Job FunctionsProvides patient care to Wound Center patients and handles patient intake and discharge processes as assignedProvides wound care treatment in a safe manner consistent with the State of Ohio Nursing Practice Act and Mercy Health policies and procedures, to provide quality care, promoting positive communications and team workRequires critical thinking, effective communication skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Customer service skills: adaptability, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and follow through, safety and security focus, computer proficiency, technical/functional knowledge, problem solving abilities, sound judgement, sound patient care skills, good written and oral communication skillsProvides wound treatments and participates in the education and teaching of patients/families/caregivers.Performing the initial nursing assessment, communication findings with the assigned physician, assessing the wound stage and measurements, documenting care plans, evaluating the patient status in regard to desired outcomes, and identifying patient care situations that require intervention.Collaborates as needed with other healthcare providers, Wound Center providers, Manager, Clinical Coordinator and Medical Director regarding clinic and patient needs.Lifts, ambulates and transports patients using appropriate techniques and equipment.Accompanies and assists physicians with various proceduresPerforms other duties as assigned.Complete hyperbaric oxygen therapy training and orientation to cover the department as needed.Education QualificationsRequired Minimum Education: Associate Degree (ADN)Preferred Education: Bachelor of Science (BSN)Licensure/Certification Required: BLS, must have a current registration and licensure in the State of OhioLicensure/Certification Preferred: Wound Care CertificationMinimum Years and Type of Experience: 2 years in acute care, Home Health settingOther Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Prefer: 2-3 years recent Wound Care experience in the inpatient/outpatient setting / Wound Center.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DAn employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.Paid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:8Work Shift:Days/AfternoonsDepartment:Wound Care Clinic - LorainAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

Keywords: Mercy Health, Lorain , RN (Registered Nurse) Wound Center Mercy Health Lorain, Healthcare , Lorain, Ohio

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