Wound Care Tech - HRMC Wound Care Center, Full Time
Company: Health First
Posted on: November 16, 2023
To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Service
and Stewardship to improve outcomes, to assure appropriate resource
utilization, and continuity of care for individuals with altered
skin integrity and other wound care issues. This includes
coordinating the care and services for assigned patients in
collaboration with the patient, family, physician, patient care
team, and payers. This care is based upon cultural, spiritual, and
age specific needs of the patient. Clinical skills will be utilized
to facilitate the provision of care which includes the assessment,
planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient care under the
direct supervision of an R.N.
---Associates support engagement through adherence to the (I-CARE)
---Appropriately performs patient clinical intake, dressing
application per physician orders, and discharge with accurate
documentation of data.
---Demonstrates effective age-appropriate communication skills to
identify patient knowledge deficits and contribute to the patient
---Demonstrates a strong background in patient assessment,
treatment, and support.
---Answers internal and external customer questions, directing
messages to the appropriate individuals.
---Demonstrates effective and safe clinical practice as evidenced
by skills fair demonstrations, completion of yearly competency
assessment and age specific checklist.
---Demonstrates effective communication with other members of the
healthcare team and promotes effective team functioning.
---Properly handles and cares for all instruments and
---Checks materials and equipment for proper functioning and
adequacy; reports faulty equipment and instruments per policy.
---Rounds on all exam rooms for red sharp containers fullness or
trash items and complies with Biohazardous regulations.
---Empties dirty instruments per policy and prepares to send out
for sterilization. Is responsible to assuring amount sent out is
amount received. Follow through is there is a variance.
---Demonstrates competency in use of various computer software.
---Exhibits flexibility and adaptability to changes in
---Attends in-services and mandatory meetings.
---Participates in performance activities to improve department and
---Completes tasks in a timely manner.
---Cleans exam rooms at end of day, empties all dirty linen and red
bags per policy, and stocks with sufficient supplies, instruments,
---Identifies compromised patients and alerts physician and
---Utilizes supplies/equipment in a proficient and cost-effective
---Orders supplies sufficient for day-to-day operations.
---Rotates stock and supplies checking for expiration dates.
---Assures exam rooms are stocked daily.
---Helps to maintain budget by proper ordering of med-surg
---Participates in timely and effective room turn over by assisting
with cleaning and set up for next patient intake.
---Demonstrates effective time management skills.
---Remains flexible and adaptable to changes in workflow, patient
census, staffing availability.
---Accepts changes to the schedule or workflow based on patient
---Performs and organizes supplies and materials for the needs of
the patient, procedure, and physician preference card in a
---Provides patient, family, and/or care giver education as
directed by the plan of care under the supervision of the RN.
---Displays a positive image and demonstrates concern of patients,
visitors, associates, physicians, nursing management, staff from
other hospital departments, and agencies.
---Provides service to patients and families with sensitivity and
respect for their needs, expectations, age, cultural, and
---Contributes to the patient experience as evidenced by positive
patient experience scores and/or written compliments by
---Prompt response to patient care per physician orders.
---Responds and anticipates patient/family needs while in the
---Maintains professional relationships and communicates
effectively, both verbally and written, with patients, physicians,
associates, nursing management, and other departments.
---Demonstrates and maintains working knowledge of front desk
procedures and assists in these functions when dictated by
---Ensures that all exam rooms and equipment are stocked, cleaned,
and ready for the next patient.
---Provides patient follow up and education to ensure patient's
participation in their care.
---High School Graduate or equivalent.
---Ability to use and operate a computer.
---Previous Wound Care experience highly recommended.
---Must hold a current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion card
prior to start date and maintain.
---Good organizational and communication skills.
---Must have visual acuity and hand-eye coordination to perform
---Must be able to lift, turn, pull, push, or ambulate patients up
to 90% of the shift.
---Must be able to transfer patients from wheelchair, move patients
using Hoyer lift, or standing position to exam table/chair with
correct body mechanics.
---Must be able to stand, walk, bend, and stoop up to 90% of the
---Ability to display and promote elements of good service.
---Ability to listen well and analyze needs of various ages and
levels of education.
---Ability to work independently in a high stress public contact
---Ability to understand and follow written and verbal
---Coordinates and manages multiple tasks on an ongoing basis.
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