HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Wound Care Nurse PRN in Idaho Falls, Idaho
The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) includes a full-service hospital with 334 patient beds. It serves as the region’s healthcare hub, serving southeast Idaho, western Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana. With the only emergency room in Idaho Falls, the only pediatric intensive care unit and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the region, an esteemed, full-spectrum heart center, Primary Stroke Center verification, neurosurgery, oncology, orthopedics and more, EIRMC provides valued and vital resources to the communities it serves.
Located in Idaho Falls, EIRMC offers quick access to breath-taking outdoor scenes and year-round activities. Jackson Hole, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Tetons and many more adventures await you.
The Wound Care Registered Nurse is responsible for the treatment and management of disorders affecting the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary (digestive, urinary, skin) systems. Registered Nurse Wound Care treats ostomies, stomas, acute and chronic wounds, and urinary and fecal incontinence. The Wound Care Nurse treats and manage pressure ulcers, traumatic and draining wounds, surgical incisions, and tubes and fistulas. The scope of practice also includes:
• Treating skin reactions • Preventing skin breakdown • Treating and managing vascular ulcers, pressure ulcers and diabetic ulcers • Initiating preventative measures • Providing comprehensive wound management, including reducing causative factors, controlling odor, assessing nutritional needs, and providing and applying topical therapies • Educating the patient, the patient’s family, and any other support persons on care techniques
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required) (BSN preferred)
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Idaho RN License or RN license in a Compact State (required) * American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
EXPERIENCE: * One-year experience in acute care (preferred)
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Wound Care Nurse PRN
Location: Idaho-Idaho Falls-Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00310-41985