Healogics is hiring for a Clinical Nurse Manager to join our Wound Care Center team in Gadsden, AL at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Schedule: Full Time, Monday-Friday, Standard Daytime Business Hours.
The Clinical Coordinator (CC)/ Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) is responsible for the coordination of clinical activities of the Wound Care Center. This includes patient care assessment, patient care planning and implementation, and working on patient care quality improvement. This position works in collaboration with the Program Director and the Medical Director to meet the Center's program objectives and help ensure optimal healing outcomes and patient satisfaction.
All Healogics employees should perform their job responsibilities according to Healogics clinical policies and procedures and employee policies, and Hospital policies, as well as to accrediting organizations, federal and state regulation, and to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, as applicable.
May be required to provide case management to a group of patients providing specific assessments according to protocols and procedures, clinical competence in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management.
Performs HBO (Hyperbaric Oxygen)-related duties as required, upon completion of the Healogics Hyperbaric training.
Organizes and prioritizes clinical responsibilities, provides clinical oversight to clinical staff, such as Registered Nurses (RNs); Licenced Practical Nurses (LPNs) or Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs); Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs); Hyperbaric Oxygen Technicians, etc.
Collaborates with other health care providers, Wound Care Center Providers, Program Director, and Medical Director regarding clinical and patient needs.
Consistently looks at current processes and procedures, and identifies and implements areas of improvement, while complying with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Joint Commission, the Department of Health (DOH), as well as hospital and Healogics requirements
Engages in staff development, providing general in services as well as individual instruction and orientation. Provides staff recognition through positive reinforcement and constructive feedback.
Collaborates with Program Director in coordination of program objectives, from a budgetary and financial perspective
Coordinates vein clinic and assists in providing care as needed after Healogics Vein Clinic training completed
Collaborates with Director and Medical Director to achieve Wound Care Center quality indicators
May function as a Documentation Assistant (scribe) in accordance with Healogics policy
May perform hyperbaric safety director duties after completing the required Healogics hyperbaric safety director training
May perform patient care
Performs other duties as required.
Required Education, Experience and Credentials:
Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN).and three (3) or more years as nurse, two (2) of which in in acute care setting
Current RN (Registered Nurse) license - to maintain throughout the duration of employment in the position
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
Prior supervisory experience preferred
Wound care certification preferred
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated competency in BLS (Basic Support Life)
Planning, organization, prioritization and time-management skills
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, to include presentation skills
Ability to work with others in a team environment and to communicate in laymen's terms at all levels of the organization
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
Strong customer service skills and follow-up skills
Strong analytical and quantitative skills
Team-building and motivational skills
Research and teaching skills
Change management and demonstrated problem-solving skills
Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point)
Working knowledge of systems/applications in hospital databases and web-based databases
Healogics is the nation's largest healthcare provider for wound care services and offers our consulting services to nearly 800 hospitals throughout the United States. If you would like to join a specialized team dedicated to wound healing and committed to sharing our expertise, apply today.