We are looking for a Staff Registered Nurse with North Telemetry Department at St. Mary Medical Center.
Location: Apple Valley, CA
Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Excellence, the Wound Care Nurse serves as the clinical resource and consultant for wounds of acute care of patient population. This nurse will focus on patients at risk for or with selected integumentary system conditions, such as complex draining wounds and pressure ulcers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills.
Ability to operate standard office equipment (copier, fax, personal computer, printer, telephone, nurse call system).
Basic knowledge of nursing procedures.
Ability to troubleshoot basic nursing and unit specific equipment.
Demonstrates competencies in IV initiation and management
Education: Associate's Degree or equivalent and/or required work experience
License / Certifications:
Current California RN License
Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Provider
Wound Care Certification required within one year of employment
Preferred Position Qualifications:
St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with 213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health System in 1992.
This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.
The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women & Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
St. Joseph Health