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Job Title: Nurse Clinician

Company: Westchester Medical Center

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Nursing/Nursing Management

Department: Burn Care

Position: Full Time

Hours: Variable Hours

Shift: Day

Req #: 12583

Job Details:

Internal Posting 8/13/19 to9/2/19 Nurse Clinican for Wound/Stoma Care

Summary:

The Wound & Ostomy registered nurse is responsible for providing direct and indirect patient care in inpatient and approved surgical and ambulatory care areas. Responsibilities include the systematic collection and assessment of data in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to provide therapeutic care for the patient and/or family. She/he performs all required elements of a nursing assessment including but not limited to physical examination, assessment of readiness to learn, psychosocial assessment, functional assessment and utilization of patient/family specific assessment scales as required. She/he considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and cost in planning and delivering care. She/he establishes goals and a strategy for meeting the discharge or continuing care needs of the patient, family, and/or other care provider as required or carries out discharge plans as noted on the critical pathway or multidisciplinary plan of care. Care is provided in collaboration with other nursing staff members; she/he delegates and supervises care in accordance with nurse practice acts and the professional nursing role. This position will be assigned to perform and assist with assessments, interventions, and evaluations for patients with actual or potential wound/ostomy problems. License: Possession of a valid license and current registration, issued by the State of New York, to practice as a Registered Nurse. Training and

Experience:

A Bachelor of Science Degree* in Nursing or related field and three years of nursing experience in a hospital or health care agency,one of which was in a leadership role in an area of specialization.