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RN Wound Care

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Vidalia
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a RN Wound Care you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you - at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Memorial Health Meadows Hospital which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsMemorial Health Meadows Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Wound Care RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of Meadows Hospital and the Georgia Board of Nurse Examiners. In collaboration with the patient, the patient's family, and other members of the Health Care Team, the clinical RN assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and coordinates treatment plans. The RN is responsible for patient assessments, patient education, administration of medications as ordered by physician, via oral, IM, SQ, or IV route. The RN will document on nurses notes, medication, and patient education records. What you will do in this role:
    • Accurately assesses and measures wounds using correct techniques.
    • Accurately identifies and records drainage, fibrin, odor, wound grad and stage, and wound outcome.
    • Performs ankle/brachial index and toe/brachial index (ABI/TBI) utilizing appropriate methods and equipment.
    • Performs compression wraps using essential steps of application.
    • Performs negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) as ordered.
    • Collaborates with Clinical Coordinator, Program Director and Medical Director to develop, implement and manage a continuous Performance Improvement Program (PIP). What qualifications you will need:
      • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing: Associate's Degree in Nursing or higher is required
      • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state which you practice and/or hold an active Compact/Multi-State RN license
      • A current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required
      • 1 year experience in a related role is required
      • Basic Wound Care courseMemorial Health Meadows Hospital is a regional health system featuring a state-of-the-art hospital, cancer center and a network of physician practices that serve Vidalia, Ga. and the surrounding communities. Meadows Health includes the only nationally accredited hospital in Montgomery, Toombs, Treutlen and Tattnall counties. The center offers the latest in medical advancements including cutting-edge cancer care, life-saving heart attack procedures, women's services, wound care, orthopedic medicine and more.This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our RN Wound Care opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Savannah , RN Wound Care, Other , Vidalia, Georgia

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