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RN OP Wound Care HBO:(Covn OP Wound Care)

Company: St. Elizabeth HealthCare
Location: Covington
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

The licensed registered nurse is a professional nurse who is responsible and accountable for providing evidence-based clinical care to designated patients utilizing the nursing process. The registered nurse is responsible to delegate tasks appropriately to other licensed and unlicensed health care team members. This position may also act in the dual role of Hyperbaric Registered Nurse (HRN). In addition to responsibilities of the Outpatient Wound Care Registered Nurse, the HRN acts as the attendant and control operator of the hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) chamber under the direction of the HBO physician.

MINIMUM

DESIRABLE

Education, Credentials, Licenses:

* Graduate from accredited School of Nursing, licensed to practice nursing in the state where work is being performed.
* Meets contact hour requirements for licensure, including all state-required courses.
* Focus of education promotes nurses' ability to practice in clinical area assigned.
* As HRN, able to complete or completion of Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS) approved HBO Team Training Course.
* BSN, clinical certification in wound care, specialized courses and MSN.
* As HRN, certification as hyperbaric technician and/ or Certified Hyperbaric Registered Nurse.

Specialized Knowledge:

* Knowledgeable regarding basic wound care principles and practices.
* Knowledgeable in advanced wound care principles and practices.
* As HRN, working knowledge of HBO preferred.

Kind and Length of Experience:

* Successful completion of preceptorship and orientation to the health system and clinical area.
* Able to critically think and problem solve in clinical situations.
* Three years current clinical nursing experience.
* Prior experience in wound care clinical practice. Experience in planning, directing, coordinating and implementing the care of patients in an outpatient setting.
* As HRN, experience in working in a HBO setting, including chamber operations.

Keywords: St. Elizabeth HealthCare, Covington , RN OP Wound Care HBO:(Covn OP Wound Care), Healthcare , Covington, Kentucky

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