Wound Care Specialist
Position Title: Wound Care Specialist
Location: Barlow Main Campus, Los Angeles
Department: Barlow Main
Hours/Shifts: Part Time/Per Diem
The Wound Care Specialist is responsible for developing, conducting and overseeing a system wide wound care program. Provides orientation and continuing education for nurses, students and other staff in a specified clinical area. Develops wound care policies and procedures. Serves as a resource person to staff and management. Participates in performance improvement activities and monitors staff competence; Serves on committees and performs special projects as needed.
Experience, Education and Licensure Required:
- Current California licensure as a Registered Nurse.
- Completion of Enterostomal Therapy or CWOCN Program.
- Certification as CETN or CWOCN.
- Three years nursing experience in an acute care hospital setting, with emphasis on wound management .
- Basic computer knowledge.
- Excellent presentation and communication skills.
- Thorough knowledge of current nursing practices and JCAHO nursing standards for acute hospitals.
Barlow Respiratory Hospital is an award-winning, nationally recognized hospital known for providing exceptional patient care. Our interdisciplinary Barlow team works together to provide highly specialized direct and indirect patient care. Our team integrates biopsychosocial concepts, cognitive skills, and technically competent practice to care for patients with chronic critical illnesses and complex respiratory conditions. Barlow Respiratory Hospital welcomes experienced dedicated professionals to join us to serve patients, their families and our community. Complete an Application for Employment today.
Barlow Respiratory Hospital is a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) with more than a century of service to our community. We value teamwork and we offer opportunities for professional growth, a generous benefits package and a chance to make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.
We welcome caring nursing professionals with experience in adult critical care. If you think you have what it takes to be on our Barlow team, apply today