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Prime Healthcare Wound Care Nurse (PRN) in Kansas City, Kansas

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Providence Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

Providence Medical Center, located near I-435 and Parallel Pkwy in Kansas City, Kansas, offers an extensive array of diagnostic and medical care. Key services include nationally recognized cardiovascular care, critical care, surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonary services, 24/7 emergency services and wound care center. The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of Prime Healthcare. For more information visitwww.providencekc.comor call 913-596-4000.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

We are seeking aWound Care Nurse (PRN),which is also referred to as a Wound Care, Ostomy, or Continence Nurse (WOC) at Providence Medical Center a member of Prime Healthcare. The Wound Care RN will specialize in assessing and treating skin breakdown and wounds in a clinic setting. As a Wound Care Nurse at Providence, you will also be consulted during a patients stay in a hospital for a wound or pressure injury, we are also consulted for ostomy care. The Wound Care RN will also be responsible for determining the proper course of treatment and interacting with services in the community to continually care for the wound care patient. This position is on a per diem basis, meaning PRN.

* If you have experience in Wound Care, ICU, ER, Critical Care, Telemetry or Advanced Med Surg you are encouraged to apply! *

Shift’s Available: Days(No Weekends)

Employment Type:Per Diem (PRN)

Hours:Varied

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • assess and document the condition of patients' wounds and evaluate the effectiveness of wound treatments

  • apply dressings and treatments to wounds, ensuring proper techniques to promote healing and prevent infection

  • provide comprehensive patient care, including both inpatient and outpatient wound ostomy and hyperbaric treatment

  • educate patients and their families about wound care techniques and prevention strategies, teach proper care for ostomies and how to manage continence issues

  • regularly track the progress of wound healing, modify care plans as needed, ensure follow-up care, and support post-discharge, and provide emotional support to patients managing chronic wounds or ostomies

  • implement infection control measures to prevent the spread of infections within the hospital, educate staff on proper wound care protocols and internal policies when needed

  • stay up to date on the latest wound care techniques, products, and research; participate in continuing education and professional development activities

  • interact with community resources to ensure continuity of care

  • clinic nurses provide hyperbaric therapy to appropriate patients (RN training for hyperbaric therapy is provided)

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • must have current and valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the state

  • BCLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current

  • ACLS within 30 days of hire

  • previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred

  • previous Wound care knowledge and or experience preferred (1 Year)

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FacilityProvidence Medical Center

LocationUS-KS-Kansas City

ID2024-167289

CategoryRN

Position TypePer Diem

ShiftDays

Job TypeNon-Exempt

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