Wound and Ostomy Nurse - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Christiansburg ,VA, US, 24073
This position is located within the Wound Care Center at Carilion
New River Valley Medical Center (CNRVMC) in Christiansburg, VA.
Provides special educational opportunities for nurses, residents,
patients, and families relating to wound and osotomy management and
the restoration and/or maintenance of good skin integrity. Provides
direct patient care upon consultation, to enhance the management of
problem/ problem prone patient skin care issues.
- Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care in order
to achieve optimum patient outcomes for patients of all ages as
appropriate. Applies knowledge of growth and development to
appropriately care for patients served.
- Serves as a consultant, advisor and resource to Physicians,
nursing staff, other health care team members, patients, and the
community in ostomy and wound care management.
- Performs ongoing assessments of the patient's ostomy, wound and
skin integrity. Assists members of the health care team in
evaluating patients care to make recommendations.
- Assures quality outcome of patients/consumers through education
and patient care. Evaluates staff and patient/families for
knowledge deficits relating to ostomy, wound/skin care, and
appropriate use of equipment and provides appropriate education.
Maintains an effective communication link with staff,
patient/family and the community.
- Organizes and oversees daily activities of wound care
management. Manages resources, establishes priorities and modifies
environment to meet patient care needs.
- Collaborates with physicians, nursing staff, therapists, other
members of the health care team outside agencies and Carilion
entities to coordinate ostomy and wound care management.
- Participates in hospital, community, and professional
- Develops, implements and evaluates care goals and standards.
Evaluates and makes recommendations for equipment and supplies
utilized for effective wound care management. Coordinates
evaluation of skin integrity as it relates to equipment and
- Maintains professional competence and expertise in learning
strategies both adult and children.
- Promotes Carilion Clinic's Culture of Excellence and quality
service through team work, respectful communication, maintenance of
a professional environment, partnership with those we serve, and
anticipation of patient/customer needs.
Education: BSN required.
Experience: Minimum of three years clinical experience. Wound Care
Licensure/Certifications/Registration: RN license required.
Licensed and currently registered in the state of Virginia. Current
Specialty Certification preferred.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Skill in verbal and written
communication. Ability to travel. Excellent interpersonal skills.
24 hour accountability.
This is Carilion Clinic ...
An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected
and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health
system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that
is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of
award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3
NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty
physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of
Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries
and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where
the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your
tomorrow with us.
Requisition Number: 131197
Employment Status: Full time
Location: CNRVMC - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center
Shift Details: Full Time, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm with weekend
Recruiter: WHITNEY D SHELL
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036
Recruiter Email: WDShell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
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