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Wound and Ostomy Therapy RN Lead - CNRVMC

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Christiansburg
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Christiansburg ,VA, US, 24073

Job Summary

Provides special educational opportunities for nurses, residents, patients, and families relating to wound and ostomy 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. Assists management with direction, supervision, and delegation of clinical and non-clinical responsibilities to staff to assure quality patient care. Assumes responsibilities delegated by manager. Assists with development and coordination of strategically aligned organization wide processes related to patient care. Facilitates effective open two-way communication and resolution of work site operational issues, that support service line/service goals and objectives and benchmarks and targets.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Organizes and oversees daily activities of wound care management.
  • 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 committees.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates care goals and standards.
  • aintains professional competence and expertise in learning strategies both adult and children.
  • In collaboration with management, staff and health care team, fulfills staff responsibilities and accountabilities. Maintains professional and clinical competence.
  • Serves as a role model, developmental coach and mentor for staff.
  • Monitors performance improvement activities and/or collects PI data as directed by management.
  • Organizes and oversees daily activities of a department, work unit, team or process.
  • Oversees the development of staff work schedule and make appropriate resource allocation decisions.
  • Participates in peer review and provides input to management for performance review process.
  • Actively participates in obtaining desired service line/departmental outcomes.
  • Identifies and completes projects in a timely and satisfactory manner.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

    Experience: Minimum of five years clinical experience. Wound Care experience preferred, but not required.

    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.

    About Carilion

    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: 137871
    Employment Status: Full time
    Location: CNRVMC - Carilion New River Valley Medical Center
    Shift: Day
    Shift Details: Full Time, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm
    Recruiter: WHITNEY D SHELL
    Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036
    Recruiter Email:
    For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

    Please see job description


Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Wound and Ostomy Therapy RN Lead - CNRVMC, Healthcare , Christiansburg, Virginia

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