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Nurse, Wound Care (Big Island,

Location
Waimea, Hawaii
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Sep 2022


Responsibilities

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provides clinical consultation to facilitate coordination of wound care across the continuum.
• For patients admitted to the inpatient setting, the Wound Care Nurse provides a written report to the inpatient nurse regarding wound care, wound healing progress and long range goals.Â

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Essential: lifting up to 5-10 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering.
• Continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling.
• Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending, squatting, twisting.
• Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi; lifting: horizontal lift/carry up to 50 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.; carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending, kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching.
• Operates various machines/tools/work aids.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
• May be exposed to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases.
• Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic.
• May be subjected to patients with behavior health conditions.
• May be subjected to heavy patients requiring transfer to and from wound center chair or table.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
• Current Hawaii license as a Registered Nurse.
• Bachelor†s degree in Nursing preferred.
• Current wound certification from a nationally recognized program; or must obtain a wound certification from a nationally recognized program within two (2) years of entrance into the position.
• Current certification in Basic Life Support at the Healthcare Professional Level.

B. EXPERIENCE:
• Two (2) years clinical nursing experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Details

  • Job Reference: 718256702-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Queen's Health System
  • Location: Waimea, Hawaii
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent