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Registered Nurse (RN) - Wound Care - PD, Days

Laguna HillsSaddleback Memorial Medical Center




Saddleback Memorial's centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women's health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has consistently been named one of Healthgrades' America's 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation's hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics' Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County's #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register's Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker's Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters' lists of America's Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial's U.S. News & World Report "high-performance" ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.



Position Description:

Responsible for the coordination and delivery of clinical activities of the Wound Care Center. These include, but are not limited to, utilization of skills in organization, planning, implementing, evaluating, nursing assessment and providing care through the use of hospital and nursing standards.

Essential Job Outcomes & Functions:

  • Provides 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, and acts as patient advocate in delivery and coordination of patient care.

  • Provides efficient and effective care with the guidance of the physician during the clinic sessions, attends the clinics where scheduled and is dependable. Able to manage a number of patients at the same time with high energy and organization.

  • Collaborates with other health care providers, wound care center Clinical Coordinator, Physicians, Program Director and Medical Director, regarding clinic and patient needs.

    Experience:

    Wound care experience and Diabetes experience in a clinic setting required.

    Education/License/Certification:

    Bachelor's degree in nursing (within 36 months of hire)

    CA RN license

    BLS from AHA

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