California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF)

Wound Care Specialist, Long Term Care, Days, Full-Time

Adventist Health
Delano, California, United States
11 days ago


Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission. We're looking for someone to join our team as a Wound Care Specialist who: Provides care to medically complex patients in collaboration with the physician in a specialized acute care setting. Works autonomously and has authority, responsibility, and accountability for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of wound, ostomy, and continence care program throughout the inpatient care areas. Serves as a resource for wound care management, including identification, assessment, treatment, and prevention. Provides specialized consultation on wound, ostomy, and continence issues for patients, families, nursing and medical staff. Serves as a consultant in the management of patients with draining wounds, fistula and tubes. Serves as a consultant for the treatment of patients with altered skin integrity due to pressure necrosis, drainage or incontinence. Works with physicians and nursing staff to provide updated information regarding wound care. Conducts rounds on all patients with wound/pressure ulcers on a daily and as needed basis. Essential Functions: Collects relevant data pertinent to the patient's health or situation. Analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnosis and care issues. Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain outcomes. Implements the plan, coordinates care delivery,Collaborates with the team of patient, family, and healthcare providers in providing patient care in a safe, healing, humane, and caring environment. Provides learning opportunities for patients/family members and team members. Directly provides health inMaintains appropriate supply of equipment and materials. Maintains complete, accurate, concise, legible documentation of patient status, interventions and responses.Performs other job-related duties as assigned. QualificationsYou'll be successful with the following qualifications: Education: High School Education/GED or equivalent: PreferredBachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred Required Licenses/Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider certification: RequiredWound care certification: PreferredRegistered Nurse (LPN/LVN) licensure in the state of practice: Required Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.
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Job Information

  • Job ID: ba5122c0-23864365298
  • Location:
    Delano, California, United States
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