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Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient Wound Care

Youngstown, Ohio

At Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses mean the world to us.

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  • Agile
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-Driven

Culture

  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
  • Stewardship — We commit to promoting the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including Earth itself.
  • Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.

Registered Nurse (RN) Outpatient Wound Care

Requisition R139028 Market Youngstown, Ohio Department Wound Care Clinic - St. Elizabeth Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position 
The RN Outpatient Wound Care performs and documents complete patient assessments, initiates and maintains current nursing care plans for all assigned patients, identifies patient learning needs to provide individualized and comprehensive teaching, administers medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and Bon Secours Mercy Health policies and procedures, and acts as a patient safety advocate by participating in ongoing quality improvement in the Outpatient Wound Care department.

Essential Job Functions

•    Adheres to and promotes departmental plans, goals, and objectives in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, regulatory, and Joint Commission for Accreditation of Hospital Operations.
•    Serves as a team player to provide appropriate wound service coverage in the center.   
•    Assists clinical leadership in monitoring clinic flow to improve efficiencies and productivity.        
•    Collaborates with the clinical leaders and other regional leaders to drive consistency and standardization of best practices.

•    Works with hospital personnel to ensure availability of adequate resources, supplies, equipment, and services.    

•    Develops and maintains effective working relationship working with physicians and all wound center staff.  

•    Works collaboratively with hospital partners, as appropriate, to maintain fiscal objectives and seek opportunities for cost-saving measures.  

 •    Be mindful of revenue cycle components including scheduling, registration, clinical coverage/treatment, documentation, billing, collections, and denials.

•    Assists leadership to perform auditing to ensure documentation supports reimbursement.
•    BSMH nurses are expected to practice and deliver care in accordance with the core concepts and intention of the BSMH Nursing Professional Practice Model.

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification
Current RN license in state they are working or covered by compact or RN applicant (required)
BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)
CWCN (Certified Wound Care Nurse) (preferred)
COCN (Certified Ostomy Care Nurse) (preferred)
CCCN (Certified Continence Care Nurse) (preferred)
CWON (Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse) (preferred)

Education
Graduate of an accredited nursing program (required)
Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred)
Master of Science Nursing (preferred)

Work Experience
Recent experience in acute care and/or home health care (required)
Experience in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (preferred)

Training
EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) (preferred)
Wound Care Centers that offer HBOT will need successful completion of Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) approved 40-hour course within 6 months of hire and completion of written exam (required)

Language
None

Patient Population
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be required to use physical restraints
May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials 
May have periods of constant interruptions
General office environment
Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions
Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel
Prolonged periods of working alone
Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)    1-33% 
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    1-33% 
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    1-33% 
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)   1-33% 
Stoop/Kneel    1-33% 
Crawling    1-33% 
Climbing    0% 
Balance    1-33% 
Bending    1-33% 
Sitting    34-66% 
Walking    1-33% 
Standing    34-66%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Exposure to/Use of Latex products
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

32

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Wound Care Clinic - St. Elizabeth

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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Benefits

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 403b With
    Company Match

  • Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

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