Skin Wound and Ostomy Nurse (RN)
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: day shift
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part
of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in
Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become
nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for
personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary
source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We
are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham
counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter
services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality
healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our
A professional registered nurse that specializes in wound care and
will provide assistance to the hospital's Skin & Wound Care
Program. Responsibilities include skin, wound and ostomy care
consultations and recommendations, support evaluations of programs
and products and staff education.
Education : -Graduate of a school of nursing. -Bachelor's Degree
required. Master's Degree in Nursing (or matriculation in
accredited program) preferred.
Experience: - One (1) year experience and/or successful completion
of The William W. Backus Hospital Nurse Residency Program. -
Minimum of 3-5 years recent patient care experience in skin &
License and Certification: - Current unrestricted License in good
standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of
Connecticut. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire. Ability to
obtain and maintain department specific certifications. -Current
unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of
Connecticut. Certification as a Wound Nurse required. Current BLS
Education: -BSN or MSN. -Bachelor's Degree required. Master's
Degree in Nursing (or matriculation in accredited program).
Experience: -Two (2) or more years experience in this specific
clinical area. Minimum of 5 years recent patient care experience in
skin and wound management.
License and Certification : - Certification in clinical area.
-Current unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in the State of
Connecticut. Certification as a Wound Nurse required. BLS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Basic knowledge of Nursing principles and practices. Ability to
read and understand oral and written instructions. Communicates
effectively in order to provide technical or complex information as
well as instruction. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to
communicate with departments, employees, physicians, managers and
patients. Ability to handle multiple priorities, be flexible and a
team player. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Commitment
to customer service. Basic computer knowledge in order to
Demonstrated knowledge of the teaching/learning process and
principles of adult education. Must recognize the legal aspects of
nursing. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate
with departments, employees, physicians, and managers. Demonstrated
written and presentation skills. Ability to read and understand
oral and written material and effectively communicate technical or
complex information. Ability to manage time and meet deadlines in a
hectic work environment. Ability to handle multiple priorities.
Ability to work collaboratively with all departments. Strong
customer service orientation. Proficient skills in windows based
software (including word processing, database, spreadsheet and
presentation programs) required in order to perform a multitude of
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires high level of analytical ability in order to gather and
interpret information from various sources. Able to take the
appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances, problems
and/or emergency situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality at
all times. Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good
judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment .
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