LVN - Wound Care

Marshall Medical Center Placerville, CA
The Wound/Ostomy Care LVN works collaboratively under the direction of an RN or physician to provide clinical care to patients with wounds, ostomies, and other unique healthcare needs. He / she uses and conducts assessments, participates in developing plans of care, executes skilled interventions and provides education to patients and family as defined by the care/treatment plan, and contributes in evaluating treatment interventions (as defined by the care/treatment plan). The Wound/Ostomy Care LVN works both inpatient and/or in the Wound Care Clinic, including but not limited to direct patient care, administrative, and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) License required.

* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) course completion required.

* Current national certification in wound and ostomy care management preferred.

* Prior experience in wound and ostomoy care committees/work-groups preferred.

* Minimum of 2 years of recent acute care LVN or related/equivalent experience is preferred.

* Willing to work under the supervision of registered nurses/providers.

* Excellent communication skills and be able to organize and prioritize patient care tasks efficiently and effectively.

* Ability to lead/facilitate informal, appropriate education sessions to patients, families and staff.

* The ability to evaluate and treat wound and ostomies, assessing progress of the wound and ostomies as they related to the plan of care and the patient's overall health goals.

* The physical and mental health sufficient to accomplish duties of an LVN in the wound and ostomy care field.

* Sufficient technological skills to accomplish tasks in a timely manner, professionally communicate with staff and patients electronically, on the telephone, etc.

* Must meet MMC's pharmacology requirements.

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