Registered Nurse (RN) -- Nurse Wound Care Resource
The University of Maryland Medical System
Healthcare - Nursing
8708 Edgefield Rd
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What You Will Do:Seeking an Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) for Nurse Wound Care Resource position with the Wound Clinic at UMMC-MidtownFull Time, DaysWhen we say our community we mean it.University of Maryland Medical Center - Midtown Campus has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy. Located in Baltimore s cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 200-bed non-profit, community teaching hospital, and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. When you join or team of Registered Nurses, you ll become a part of a close-knit group of more than 1,000 staff members who provide care in 30+ specialties. Our team is focused on delivering the best care possible to every patient and to supporting each other.The Wound Healing Center at University of Maryland Midtown campus is a regional leader for wound healing excellence, specializing in limb preservation and complex wounds. Patients enter a program of healing and are expected to heal within 8-12 weeks. Responsibilities/Tasks Serves as a clinical expert in area of specialty within the standards established by the Wound Care & Continence Nurse Society, National Alliance of Wound Care, and National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.Adheres to the UMMC Midtown Campus clinical practice guidelines relating to the scope of wound care.Uses an interdisciplinary approach to wound management, follows the UMMC Midtown Campus clinical practice guidelines to minimize and prevent pressure ulcers.Establishes and achieves clinical priorities for quality improvement initiatives related to wound care.Assists with compilation and analysis of pressure ulcer incidence and quarterly prevalence studies as well as participates in product utilization studies.Provides formal and informal education on wounds, skin and ostomy care for all levels of the clinical staff to increase competencies.Initiates communication with the clinical staff; plans educational programs to ensure a consistently high level of service to patients with ostomies, complex wounds, fistulas, pressure sores and incontinence.Has a positive relationship with nursing staff, hospitalist, physician assistants, residents, Attending Physicians, social workers, case managers, nutritionist, physical therapist, and materials management.Initiates corrective actions to reduce expenditures and enhance revenues without compromising quality of services.Attends and actively participates in meetings and chair committees as required.Demonstrates support and compliance with UMMC Midtown Campus mission, vision, values, philosophy, goals, objectives and policies.Performs additional functions and other activities assigned. Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, bsn, cardiothoracic, care, care unit, domiciliary, hospice, nurse, registered nurse Associated topics: asn, bsn, ccu, intensive, maternal, recovery, registed, staff nurse, surgical, transitional
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