Registered Nurse (RN) Wound Care
Company: Raulerson Hospital - Okeechobee
Posted on: April 2, 2021
Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Part Time Day Shift 0.4 FTE
Since 1979 Raulerson Hospital has been providing the rural
community of Okeechobee with quality healthcare and a personal
touch. As the sole hospital provider in Okeechobee County,
Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed acute care facility offering a wide
range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services.
Raulerson is licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care
Administration (AHCA) as a Primary Stroke Center and provides
comprehensive multi-modality diagnostic services accredited by the
American College of Radiology. Raulerson?s surgical services
include minimally invasive procedures, which can result in shorter
hospital stays and a faster recovery.
Raulerson Hospital is a unique, small community hospital with state
of the art practices, located in a down to earth community. Our
spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class
sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly
people. We are always seeking dedicated professionals to join our
dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family. Many
nursing students, who spend time with Raulerson Hospital during
their clinical rotations, choose to join us upon their graduation
because they enjoy the friendly, helpful atmosphere amongst our
staff and patients. We invite you to learn more about us and our
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they
need. At Raulerson Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental,
and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your
benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs.
Some of our unique benefits we offer include:--
?---- --Student Loan Repayment*
?---- --Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
?---- --Paid Personal Leave
?---- --401k (100% annual match ? 3% to 9% of pay based on years of
?---- --Identity Theft Protection discounts
?---- --Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
?---- --Adoption Assistance
?---- --Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*
*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to
confirm if this benefit applies to your position.
The Wound Care Nurse communicates and collaborates with physicians,
outpatient and inpatient nurse managers, and other members of the
health care team to provide consistent quality care for patients
with wounds. He/she supports all inpatient activities to support
Pressure Ulcer Prevention initiatives and Wound Care Protocols.
Working with a high degree of autonomy, the RN accepts
responsibility for consults generated for wound care consults or
screening. The RN is responsible and accountable for the planning,
directing and provision of nursing care to patients in accordance
with the Florida Nurse Practice Act, physician?s orders, recognized
nursing techniques, policies, procedures, and established standards
and administrative policies and protocols.
- Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.--
- Carries out physician orders.
- Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans
wounds, monitors vital signs.
- Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for
well-coordinated patient care.
- Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as
appropriate utilizing computerized documentation
- Instructs and educates patients and families.
- Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs
with members of the healthcare team.
- Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
- Orients and mentors new staff members.
- Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective
equipment as required.
- Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Florida
or--Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State
Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing
eligibility and duration provisions).
- American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life
Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and certification.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally
and in writing.
- Additional languages preferred.
- Basic computer knowledge.
- One year of--Acute Care--Nursing experience preferred.
- Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
- Customer service abilities including effective listening
- Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to
work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
- Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing,
bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients
and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
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