LPN Wound Care FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    19020874
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description


Description

LPN Wound Care Outpatient Full Time

AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman


Great benefits such as: Onsite daycare, educational reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida


Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Escorts patient to examination room, takes vital signs, removes dressings, assesses wound, takes measurements and photos, assists the provider, dresses wound after assessment/treatment.
  • Provides patient/family education regarding wound and ostomy care
  • Documents assessment and care provided thoroughly and timely
  • Maintains clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management.
  • Maintains/assists in management and control of supply inventory
  • Coordinates referrals to other specialists for patients to meet wound/ostomy needs
  • Develops/maintains directory of community resources
  • Obtains diagnostic test results and reports to providers for follow-up.  Assists as needed.
  • Assists in data collection for quality metrics.
  • Contributes to the growth of the center by managing patient flow and adherence to algorithms
  • Maintains expertise by completing 8 hours/year in wound/ostomy management.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Current Florida LPN License
  • Current Wound Care Certified® (WCC®) or obtains within 1 year of hire (with registration within 90 days)
  • Current Ostomy Management Specialist® (OMS) or obtains within 1 year of hire (with registration within 90 days)
  • Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association
Job Summary:
  • Under the supervision of the RN or provider, the LPN performs the primary function of an LPN in providing care of patients in the wound center and in the hospital.  Is responsible for meeting established standards of nursing practice in the management of all assigned patients.  Assists providers with the development and implementation of wound treatment plans and participates in performance improvement review activities. Acts within the guidelines of federal and state laws and professional and ethical practice.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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