Registered Nurse or Respiratory Therapist- Wound Clinic
Location: St. Dominic Hospital
Department: WOUND HEALING CENTER - 7440
Employment Type: PRN
Other Shift Details: As needed for HBO coverage. Hours will vary.
Job Code: 1435
Coordinates and delivers patient care using the health care team philosophy practice model. Coordinates and does patient teaching and discharge planning.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or respiratory therapy. Previous experience in general duty nursing preferred, but not required.This position is open to RN or RT. The individual must have completed the 40 hour hyperbaric training course and demonstrate proficiency in delivery of treatment.
Current Mississippi RN or RT license.
Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize patients' individual needs based on medical conditions, age adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Requires good judgment in delivering patient care; good oral and written communication skills; ability to function in stressful situations; current review in CPR. This position has been determined to have a high risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Works in a well-equipped nursing unit; if department and hospital safety regulations are followed, hazards are minimal.
Must be willing to work variable hours, which may include days, nights, weekends, and the occasional emergent hyperbaric therapy that may include a holiday as needed for dives only.