Weekend nurse needed.
Wound care experience required. Certification preferred.
Responsible to deliver direct and indirect nursing care to patients with ostomies, draining wounds, various types of fistulae, stomas, soft tissue injuries and other wound types and to supervise the day to day nursing activities performed by the nurses in relation to wound care, treatments, prevention, and assessments.
Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a RN or LPN in the state of Illinois.
Must possess a current CPR certificate or become certified within two weeks of employment.
Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures.
Demonstrates interest and or knowledge in the care of the aged.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when such circumstances warrant.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with customers, family members, personnel, government agencies personnel, and the general public.
Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Must have the right attitude of being personable, enthusiastic, and resourceful.
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function
Must ensure that all nursing procedures and protocols are followed in accordance with established policies.
Directly supervise the nurses, CNA’s and other members of the IDT that wound care treatments and protocols are followed accordingly.
Responsible for assessing and documenting wound status and skin care.
Administer wound treatments as ordered by the physician.
Review treatment orders for completeness of information and accuracy of transcription of the physician’s order.
Assist as necessary with the physician/consultant during wound care rounds.
Arrange for diagnostic and therapeutic services needed for wound care as ordered by the physician.
Perform other related duties as assigned.