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RN-Wound Lead - Inpatient

Company: SSM Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Provides oversight for the organizations wound prevention and care program to implement standardized evidence-based care and the achievement of exceptional clinical outcomes.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as a resource, mentor, and content expert for wound nurses.
  • May provide input for hiring, training, directing, developing and evaluating wound nurses.
  • Coordinates responsibilities among the department nurses to help sustain the standards of the program, including monthly meetings and new initiatives/products as they are identified.
  • Coordinates development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of standardized wound scorecard.
  • Works to standardize wound practices across the organization to ensure maintenance of evidence-based practice.
  • Ensures that all wound order sets/policies and procedures/guidelines are reviewed annually, with incorporation of the latest guidelines and evidence-based practice.
  • Coordinates the completion of the monthly/quarterly/annual communication/education offering.
  • Coordinates schedule for the wound nurse orientation lectures and completes annual review of wound orientation materials.
  • Functions as the liaison to the system professional nurse practice council and other regional and system clinical groups.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
      • Three years' wound nursing experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
        • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
        • Constant standing and walking.
        • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
        • 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 distinguish colors.
        • 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 25-50 lbs.
        • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
        • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
        • Occasional driving.
        • Rare crawling and running.Required
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

Keywords: SSM Health, Oklahoma City , RN-Wound Lead - Inpatient, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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