Staff Nurse Wound Care

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Overview For more than 70 years, Mercy Medical Center Redding has offered comprehensive health care in the North State, providing acute care and a full range of medical services. The 267-bed hospital offers major medical services including a Level II Trauma Center as well as specialized Cardiovascular Care, Stroke Care, Orthopedics, Neurological Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Maternity Care, and da Vinci Robotic Surgery. It is the sole provider of obstetrical services, along with the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Shasta County. In addition, the hospital's network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice and Dignity Health Connected Living. Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system and is a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. As one of the area's largest non-profit employers, we are proud to give back to the community by providing many programs and services to benefit overall health. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/north-state/locations/mercy-redding to learn more. Responsibilities The incumbent performs the primary function of an RN in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients. The incumbent assists physicians with the development and implementation of wound treatment plans and participates in performance improvement review activities. The incumbent acts within the guidelines of federal and state laws, Joint Commission Standards and professional and ethical practice Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: * Recent 3 years wound care nurse experience required * Verbal and written communication skills and computer skills required * California RN license. * Wound Care Certification required within 90-days of hire or transfer. * BLS certification (Must be through the American Heart Association) Preferred Qualifications: * Recent 5 years wound care nurse experience preferred

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