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West Hills Hospital: Wound Care Rn Prn

West Hills Hospital

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted October 12, 2020.

Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemWest Hills Hospital& Medical Centeris afull-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the WesternSan Fernando Valley.

The 260-bed facility recently completed an $80-millionexpansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit,Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The GrossmanBurn Center.

Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company)announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished HospitalAward for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical ExcellenceAward for Critical Care for 2012.

West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery.

West HillsHospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, andalso recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Centerfrom the Joint Commission.Our Clinical Wound Careteams are acommitted, caring group of colleagues.

We have a passion for creating positivepatient interactions.

If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being ofothers, this could be your next opportunity.

We want your knowledge andexpertise!POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Wound Care Center Clinical Coordinator, theWound Care Registered Nurse (RN) primarily provides patient care and handlesintake and discharge processes for the Wound Care Center patients as scheduled.The position may also serve as a Case Manager to a group of assigned Wound CareCenter patients, as assigned and depending on the Wound Care Center setup.

All Hospital employees must perform their jobresponsibilities according to all Hospital policies, as well as to accreditingorganizations, federal and state regulation, and to the Centers for Medicareand Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, as applicableQualifications EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Two (2) or more years of experience as a clinical RNTwo (2) years in acute care setting.Wound care experience preferred.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Current California RN License.Medical Surgical, Home Health or Wound Care Certification preferred.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Associated Degree in Nursing (ADN)Bachelor of Science is Nursing (BSN) preferredKNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:Demonstrated competency in BLS (Basic Life Support)Demonstrated organization, prioritization and time-management skillsBasic knowledge of regulatory/accrediting requirements for healthcare organizations.Strong interpersonal, listening, as well as oral and written communication skills, to include presentation skills and ability to translate complex technical terms in laymen?s terms Customer service skills and follow-up skillsStrong analytical skills and problem-solving skillsTeaching skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to work on multiple tasks at the same timeAbility to work with others and in a team environmentAbility to stay calm in all situationsProficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)Working knowledge of computerized nursing systemsProvides patient care to Wound Care Center patients and handles patient intake and discharge processes as assigned and according to the hospital and nursing standardsAssist in vascular clinic as assigned after vascular clinic training completedMay also serve as Case Manager to a group of patients as assigned.

This entails:Performing the initial nursing assessment, communicating findings with the assigned physician, assessing the wound stage and measurements, documenting care plans, evaluating the patient?

status in regards to desired outcomes, and identifying patient care situations that require intervention Participating in quality improvement initiatives, providing education to the patient or caregiver, and serving as a patient advocate in the delivery and coordination of the patient carePerforms hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) related duties as assigned, upon completion of the hyperbaric training.Collaborates as needed with other healthcare providers, Wound Care Center Providers, the Director and the Medical Director regarding clinic and patient needsMay function as a Documentation Assistant (scribe) in accordance with Hospital policyPerforms other duties as required.We offer you an excellent totalcompensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit packageand growth opportunities.

We believe in our team and your ability to doexcellent work with us.

Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flexspending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program,employee stock purchase program.

We would love totalk to you about this fantastic opportunity.Hospital Corporation of America(HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians.We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER?s,ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics.

Our facility-based staffcontinues to raise the bar in patient care.

Ten HCA hospitals have been namedin IBM Watson Health?s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patientsatisfaction and operational data.We are an equal opportunity employerand value diversity at our company.

We do not discriminate on the basis ofrace, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age,marital status, veteran status, or disability status.Notice Our Company?s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously.

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