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Wound Care Coordinator Per Diem

at HealthQuest

Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 17825

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-NY-Poughkeepsie
    Posted Date1 month ago(9/3/2019 3:06 PM)
    Requisition #
    24487
    Type
    Per Diem
    Primary Shift
    Day
    Hours Per Week
    0.00
  • Overview

    Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

    Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

    Responsibilities

    Under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Program Director, the Wound Care Coordinator communicates and collaborates closely with physicians, other WCC staff, and other members of the health care team, to provide consistent quality care for patients with wounds. Working with a high degree of autonomy, the Coordinator accepts responsibility and accountability for assigned patients as a case manager to plan, implement, and evaluate the care of the patients.

    Qualifications

    Education: Requires Bachelors degree with a major in nursing (BSN). Graduate of accredited school of Nursing. Wound Care Certification preferred.

    Experience: Three (3) years of experience as staff nurse in a medical/surgical or home care setting preferred. Wound Care experience preferred.

    License: Current NYS RN license.

    Per Diem Day Shift