Wound Care Clinician - Registered Nurse

Beaufort Memorial Hospital Beaufort , SC 29901

Posted 2 months ago

Provides direct nursing link to the Interdisciplinary Wound C are Model. Provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients who are either at risk for, or who have already experienced skin breakdown.

Functions in an interdependent role with the medical staff, nursing staff, physical therapy staff, infection control, quality management, dietitians, and other clinical and support staff as indicated by the needs of the patient. Provides role modeling and mentorship as expert clinician, bedside resource nurse and case manager for the patient experiencing skin breakdown. Monitors LOS, therapy bed usage, and advanced wound care supplies.

Provides clinical direction to improve patient outcomes, decrease LOS, and re-admissions for wound issues. Instrumental in providing basic wound care education of clinical staff, participates in product evaluation, and wound care formulary revision. Leads quarterly pressure ulcer surveys and reports results to Nursing Quality Council.

Makes recommendation to practice changes using EBP guidelines. Supports the BMH professional nursing practice model.

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