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RN - Wound Care

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - DaysWound Care Position Summary: Provide education to patients, and families on the disease process, treatment, diagnostic testing and patient responsibilities involving treatment. Perform initial assessment and reassessments with appropriate documentation. Notify MD of any abnormal findings. Obtain laboratory samples per policy. (Example: wound cultures). Assess wounds and apply ordered dressings per policy. (Example: Una Boots, Combiderm, Aquacel, etc). Document all treatments on appropriate forms/computer. Coordinate patient schedule to provide optimal care in a productive timeframe. Promotes a positive image throughout the organization and community by providing cooperative and courteous service to all customers, patients, families, visitors, physicians and associates. Interpret lab data and notify MD, pharmacy or other departments for any needed changes in treatment modality Complete department charges, supply charges and revisit data accurately and promptly to ensure compliance. Participates in quality improvement activities. Coordinate and assist with in-patient wound care as needed. Who We Are: People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250 bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants. Where We Are: From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small town charm. We are home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities. Why Choose Us: Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for Full time employees Competitive Paid Time Off/Extended Illness Bank package for Full time employees Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training And much more Minimum Qualifications: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association is required. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse from the Virginia State Board of Nursing or compact state. 2 years recent experience with Medical/surgical patients. Wound Care experience preferred. EEOC Statement: SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , RN - Wound Care, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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