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Registered Nurse - Wound Care Fulltime! - Wound Care

Company: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Wound Care Fulltime!Job Description

As a Registered Nurse at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, you'll play a vital role in doing what you do best - providing quality care to our patients. Our nurses enjoy a robust benefits package including health insurance, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $20K for student loan payments.

Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Position Overview

The Cedar Park Regional Medical Center Wound Care Center specializes in treating patients with chronic, slow- or non-healing wounds. We offer evidence-based protocols and cutting-edge treatment to ensure our patients' wounds heal quickly. Our specially trained team of doctors, nurses and technicians provide comprehensive and cost-effective wound care to all patients, enabling them to return to a full life free from the pain of chronic wounds.

Our multi-disciplinary panel of physicians specializes in podiatry, general surgery, plastic surgery and general medicine and offers our patients a well-rounded approach to wound healing.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) with wound and ostomy care experience to join our team! This is a Fulltime Day Shift position working Monday - Friday.

Responsibilities

Completes admission assessment and periodic reassessments according to patient's progress and/or unit protocols and age-specific parameters

Documents findings and communicates all pertinent information to interdisciplinary team members as appropriate

Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members in the development, evaluation, and revision of the plan of care as appropriate to meet the patient's needs and goals

Provides competent direct care and ensures the provision of a safe and comforting environment resulting in a high level of patient satisfaction

Provides education to patients/families/significant others, incorporating age-specific criteria and assessment of readiness to learn

Administers medications and completes treatments according to hospital policy and within age-specific parameters

Maintains patient confidentiality

Maintains all necessary documentation

Facilitates discharge plan in collaboration with interdisciplinary team

Coordinates response of the interdisciplinary team to emergency situations

Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use necessary patient care equipment

Performs Point of Care procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and procedure. Documents required information and complies with all Point of Care quality control standards

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Texas, or license with a compact state required upon hire

American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire

Minimum of two (2) years of wound care experience in a clinic or an acute care hospital setting, preferably in a Wound Care department

Certification in Wound Care and Diabetic Educator preferred

What we offer

What We Offer

* Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
* Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
* Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
* Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
* Tuition Reimbursement
* RN Loan Repayment Program
* Matching 401(k)
* Clinical Ladder Program
* Employee Referral Bonus Program
* Opportunities for career advancement
* Rewards and recognition programs
* Additional perks and discounts

INDTEX

To apply, please email melissa_perry1@chs.net

Keywords: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Cedar Park , Registered Nurse - Wound Care Fulltime! - Wound Care, Healthcare , Cedar Park, Texas

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