Registered Nurse Wound Care AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility
Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
Employee Referral Program
Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
On-site, covered, free parking
No Weekends, No Holidays
You Will Be Responsible For:
Understands and provides appropriate care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with difficult or chronic wounds including timely completion and accurate documentation of detailed wound assessments, consistent wound photography and total patient care to determine and care for the causes of non-healing.
Demonstrates proper technique for specialty dressings and procedures.
Maintains strict infection control standards within own practice and guidance for the practices of non-RN associates.
Plan, implement and document education for patients with difficult or chronic wounds utilizing team members, departmental tools and other resources efficiently. Education and instructions should be clear enough to minimize follow-up calls and inquiries.
Utilize efficient and effective communication with partners outside the departments who assist with care of the wound patients e.g. home health nurses, insurance case managers, referring and consulting physicians
Be proactive in management of assigned clinics to give efficient care while minimizing wait times and providing maximum physician and patient satisfaction.
Actively participate in departmental quality improvement activities including patient centered quality management measures in care and documentation as well as departmental initiatives.
For RN case manager- Demonstrate ability to lead a care team as clinic case manager with clear instructions to team members to enable well organized quality care, directions for delegation of tasks to efficient level of provider with attention to productivity guidelines for FTE per encounter. S/he accepts accountability for the hours of staff time in the assigned clinic allowing staff to leave clinic at his/her direction.
What You Will Need:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or obtained within 4 years of employment
Kansas Registered Nurse License
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
The Registered Nurse – Wound Care is accountable for providing direct patient care and is accountable for coordinating the efforts of the multidisciplinary treatment team for the patients under his/her care. S/he is accountable for administering, supervising and coordinating the nursing process in the provision of care; and will strive to maintain and improve patient outcomes. He/she is responsible for actions reflecting the vision and values of Shawnee Mission Health. He/she is accountable for working within the parameters of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, regulatory standards, established policies, protocols and procedures; and utilizes other pertinent references as guidelines for clinical practice.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.