WOUND CARE NURSE - INPATIENT

Job Requisition #: JR58196

End Date: 6/29/2022

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Job Summary: The Wound Care Nurse is a registered nurse certified in Wound Care and is responsible for planning and providing care for patients with complicated wounds, pressure ulcers, and/or any patient with actual or potentially impaired skin integrity. Essential Job Functions: - Provide point-of care and programmatic educational and consultative services to physicians and nurses and serve as a role model for pressure ulcer prevention techniques. - Provide guidance and assistance regarding dressing, treatments, and prevention interventions. - Develop and conduct skin rounds during which bedside education will be provided to nurses, certified nursing assistants, patients and families; participate in NDNQI data collection and reporting; and reassess patients with a prolonged stay. - Develop and implement evidence-based strategies to reduce hospital acquired pressure ulcers; including performance improvement initiatives to improve patient outcomes - Provide point of care and programmatic education to direct-care staff regarding care of patients with or at risk for pressure ulcers including, but not limited to, training and support to all clinical staff in effectively implementing pressure ulcer prevention interventions and in assessing, dressing, and treating wounds - Develops, implements and updates policies and procedures based on evidence based practice - Responsible for providing expert wound care consultations to nurses, physicians, and clinical support staff to enhance patient outcomes - Promotes innovative approaches to best practice - Develops and leads unit-based patient skin rounds and participates in NDNQI data collection and reporting - Works with vendors to maintain cost-effective wound care formulary. - Works across professional and organizational boundaries to support the mission of the organization - The CWCN will perform other duties that are consistent with the role as assigned by management - This job requires demonstration of initial and annual competencies. Requirements Education: Completion of a registered nursing program. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. Licenses / Certification: State of Maryland or compact state registered nurse license; Wound Care Certification Experience: 2-4 years of Medical Surgical Nursing experience 1-3 years experience as Wound Care Nurse preferred Physical Requirements: - Ability to lift 50 lbs. - Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing. - Frequent use of hands and fingers (ex. Use of computer keyboard, tools, equipment). - Sitting for long periods of time. - Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. - Must be able to physically operate the equipment used in the job. Performance Requirements: - Ability to perform work accurately with attention to detail within specified times. - Ability to work cooperatively with internal and external customers. - Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule. - Ability to set priorities and solve problems. - Fosters a team environment. - Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Flexibility required. Primarily weekday day shift; evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. NEXT PAGE INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST -THIS POSITION HAS BEEN POSTED FOR A WHILE. I DO NO SEE IT ON THE SPREADSHEET BUT I AM NOT SURE WHY. THE UNION REQ. FOR THIS JOB IS: INFOR02321 PRIMARY FUNCTION: Analyzes and defines security initiatives that will help to protect and control CCHS all private, confidential data. Performs security audits and assists in defining and building security controls. Manages and maintains information security tools and technologies. Assists in responding to information security incident and requests. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists Director in development and establishment of strategic and tactical information security plans, standards/procedures, education and training programs. Identifies, evaluates, recommends, and implements enhancements to assigned systems, products and facilities as appropriate to the needs of the business. Keeps abreast of current security technologies and facilities (e.g., security products, network and anti-malware technologies) as they become available and educates peers with knowledge obtained. Provides SIRT (Security Incident Response Team) problem resolution assistance and will coordinate investigation and resolution of security incidents. Will also provide off-hour on-call support for SIRT related issues. Works closely with information security staff to monitor, assess, update and improve plans and programs. (e.g., SIRT Plan, Computer Service Interruption Plans, Disaster Recovery Plans and program, Security Strategy) Develops and publishes Information Security policies, standards and procedures, based on knowledge of industry best practices, compliance requirements and regulations, as well as in accordance with Christiana Care's environment and processes and mission. Performs vulnerability scans, penetration tests, self audits, patch management reviews, as well as, security and risk assessments. Manages remediation plans and task lists resulting from security-based audits, scans and reviews. Coordinates responses to information security incidents, internal and external audits, and departmental and corporate exercises and drills. Creates, manages and maintains Information Technology department staff security awareness Collaborates with IT leadership, Risk Management and Public Safety to manage information security vulnerabilities. Identifies and pursues opportunities for the continuing professional development of self to enable increased understanding of the various Christiana Care functions and how new information technology can be applied at Christiana Care Assists the Director in other related duties as assigned. SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS: Contact with all levels of Christiana Care employees, vendors, and IS support staff and management. DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS: None DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director, Information Technology EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science based area or Engineering or 5 years experience consistent with the Information Security Analyst job responsibilities. Graduate work in business areas is desirable, but not essential. A minimum of three years of experience in Information Services. Should be functioning without close supervision within a three month period. KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: Ability to absorb material from trade publications, academic and industry sources. Ability to quickly acquire broad hospital functional knowledge. Ability to assume responsibility and to work flexible hours on a limited basis. Ability to deal with specialists in a significant number of functional areas. Ability to identify and evaluate advanced vendor software packages Ability to learn and apply new information security based software tools. Ability to stay up-to-date in information security technologies. Ability to use various computer types and models to perform duties. Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and operations. Knowledge of project management techniques. Skill in analyzing and interpreting intermediate user problems Skill in developing intermediate proposals for information security hardware and software. Skill in identifying key or important elements of the assignment, anticipating potential problems and taking steps to avoid them. Skill in presenting technical information to a variety of audiences Skill in questioning techniques. Skill in telephone communications and public relations. Skill in written and verbal communication. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Lifting and carrying of personal computer and printer equipment. WORKING CONDITIONS: Potential to be working in any area within the Hospitals or other Christiana Care locations. Remote and on premise work

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