Company: SSM Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
This is a part time, 16 hours per pay period, day shift position
to join our Wound team.
Do you love providing compassionate care to patients? We're looking
for highly professional staff who are comfortable communicating
with doctors as well as tending to the needs of his or her
patients. We offer a positive, upbeat work environment where all
medical personnel work together for the good of the patient, and we
hope you'll want to join our team. Implements and evaluates the
organization's wound and ostomy evidence-based care and prevention
program in order to achieve exceptional clinical outcomes.
Evaluates patients of all ages who are consulted and/or referred by
medical staff, nursing staff, and other health care disciplines for
wound, ostomy, and continence related needs; collaborates with
appropriate health care providers to allow for timely assessment
and inter-professional interventions.
Utilizes the nursing process to develop, communicate, implement
and/or delegate, and document a care plan for appropriate patients
with wound, ostomy, continence issues and/or are at high risk for
skin breakdown; performs patient follow-up to evaluate care plan
Performs pre-operative stoma site marking for urinary and fecal
diversions and conservative sharp instrumental debridement and
chemical cautery with provider order.
Designs and implements wound, ostomy, continence related
information and patient education appropriate to the
patient/family/caregiver's developmental level, learning needs,
learning readiness, and cultural values/beliefs. Coordinates
education with physician and nursing staff and other members of the
Develops and documents discharge plan including follow-up as it
relates to wound, ostomy, and continence needs and communicates
with patient/family/caregiver and appropriate nursing, physician,
and care management staff.
Utilizes research and other forms of evidence to develop,
implement, and evaluate ministry and system-wide policies,
procedures, and standards of practice relating to wound, ostomy and
Participates in ministry and system-wide evaluation of resource
utilization as it pertains to wound, ostomy, and continence
products, formulary development, support services, and other
Participates in the education of all members of the healthcare team
as it relates to the management of wounds, ostomies, and
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
No experience required
Constant use of speech to share information through oral
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20
inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and
Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish
body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting,
gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Rare crawling and running.
Keywords: SSM Health, Madison , RN-Wound, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!