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Wound Care RN (Registered Nurse) - HomeCare

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm with 1 major and 2 minor holidays per year and 1 weekend per month Start here at Hartford HealthCare and work where every moment matters! -
Hartford HealthCare at Home doesn't just take great care of our patients; we take great care of our Registered Nurses too! Our benefit options at Hartford HealthCare at Home are designed so you can care for yourself and your family, just as you care for others when you are here. -
What our nurses love about HHCAH: -
--- - - - - - - -Automatic enrollment into the Nurse Residency Program for all graduate RNs with less than one year of experience.
--- - - - - - - -Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250.00 after six months of employment and up to 40% tuition discounts with partnering institutions for colleague AND dependents
--- - - - - - - -Loan forgiveness for qualifying existing student loans
--- - - - - - - -Employee assistance and wellness programs including a strong focus on promoting mental health
--- - - - - - - -Paid time off and health insurance packages
--- - - - - - - -All clinicians are provided a cellphone and laptop
--- - - - - - - -Discounts on services, products and optional coverages - movie tickets, pet insurance, travel and more!
-At Hartford HealthCare, we are focused on supporting our colleagues. Our Registered Nurses have the opportunity to practice at the top of their license using research, innovation and evidence-based practices. We offer our Graduate Registered Nurses clinical instruction and additional learning opportunities as they complete the Nurse Residency program. -
Hartford HealthCare at Home, the largest provider of homecare services in Connecticut, has been fulfilling our mission for more than 115 years. - Our Person-Centered Care Model allows our employees to learn and grow within our organization, all while providing integrated support to the patient. - As part of Hartford HealthCare, we leverage cutting edge technology to provide quality care in our client's home. - Most importantly, our employees are appreciated for the real differences they make in both the lives of their clients and their clients' families.
As part of the person centered care model, this role will participate in the daily management and delivery of wound care for the Wound program. This role will ensure the delivery of outcome based wound care, cost effective care by utilizing metric-driven decisions. This role will collaborate with Wound team members to achieve exceptional outcomes. The Wound team RN performs wound care and oversight of clinical staff in the daily delivery of services and maintenance of clinical care standards for clients receiving the specialized wound care treatments. Develops, directs, and manages the daily operations and delivery of wound care to patients, and participates in the development, maintenance and implementation of program goals and objectives. -
Key Areas of Responsibility -
Manages a wound care case load and LPN staff ensuring consistent delivery of quality care and communications; collaborates and explores opportunities for cost effectiveness for wound treatments in relationship to patient needs -
Seeks consultation with WOCN staff to identify and plan interventions designed to solve complex problems involving client care. -
Develops and interdisciplinary approach to client care with Wound program/Agency staff.
The Wound Program RN will direct and coordinate all client care services for both -Wound care and medical/surgical services required by the patient to achieve outcomes.
Informs the physician/wound clinics of changes in client needs, wounds that require -change to the plan of care for wound care treatments and disease management -
Determines staffing needs and coordinates patient scheduling to meet service demands. -
Accountable for team performance in achieving desired clinical and operational performance measures. -
Follows trends in specialty area of wounds for home care industry; makes recommendations of treatment options for incorporation into the program. -
Participates in training, coaching of staff and onboarding to the Wound program -
Participates and facilitates professional development needs and competency for wound program.Qualifications Minimum Requirements -
Associates degree, diploma in nursing or Bachelor's Degree in nursing preferred -
Licensure, Certification, Registration -
Obtain Wound/Ostomy certification within 6 months of hire. - Current RN. -Wound/ostomy Certification preferred. -
Experience
Minimum of two years nursing experience in clinical specialty area. Minimum two years in homecare strongly preferred -
Language Skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Hartford HealthCare at Home is part of Hartford HealthCare, a system that includes 7 acute care hospitals, a comprehensive Behavioral Health Network, Senior Services, and an extensive Medical Group network. Hartford HealthCare's unified culture enhances access, affordability, equity and excellence. Its care-delivery system of over 37,000 employees- in more than 500 locations serving 185 towns across Connecticut offers unparalleled expertise-touching more than 23,000 lives every single day. Here you'll learn, grow, and contribute to healing and health as part of one of Connecticut's premier health systems. No matter where you work in the Hartford HealthCare system, you're connected to the team that's redefining care. Start here, where every moment matters.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Bridgeport , Wound Care RN (Registered Nurse) - HomeCare, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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