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    Applications are now being accepted for a Wound & Ostomy Registered Nurse in Community Living Center on Dallas campus of Nursing Service. A BSN or Bachelor's in a health-related field and a certification in wound care (WCC or WOCN) or commitment to get certified within one year is preferred. Incumbent must possess a full, active, and unrestricted license as a professional nurse, be self-directed and independent toward providing positive patient outcomes.

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    Responsibilities

    • The areas of responsibility for the Wound and Ostomy Nurse encompass direct patient care for inpatients and outpatients to include a comprehensive approach for the assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers, management of ostomys and all related wound care issues. Incumbent is responsible for working collaboratively with healthcare providers, establishes and implements nursing standards of practice and acts as a treatment nurse for Spinal Cord Injury patient care.

    • Demonstration of a minimum of 2 years of professional Registered Nursing practice, including wound management is preferred. Ability to use computers for data collection, knowledgeable of CPRS, VISTA, Excel and Word. Incumbent is independent and skilled in the care of the complex patient across the continuum, knowledgeable of patient, family and staff education, discharge planning processes, and demonstration of successful interpersonal interactions with interdisciplinary team members and all levels of staff.

    Work Schedule: Various shifts with rotating weekends and holidays
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529106300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.