Nov 29, 2021

Wound Care Specialist - Wound Healing Center

  • Providence
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Wound Care Specialist (Per Diem, DAY SHIFT) to work in the Wound Healing Center at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

The woundcare specialist assumes responsibility and accountability for evaluation and management of woundcare treatment plans in collaboration with the wound center physicians.Quality patient care provided by the woundcare specialist is in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

In this position you will:

  • History and physical, including system review, medication review, nutritional review, lab test review, and vital signs.
  • Individualized treatment plans for vascular (arterial/venous), pressure, neuropathic, and surgical wounds.
  • Accurately modifies wound care treatment plans when indicated.
  • Accurately submits charges for wound care treatments and supplies on date of service.
  • Appropriately removes and applies wound dressings.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications in this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Physical Therapy
  • RN or PT in the State of Washington
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
  • Woundcare experience

Preferred qualifications in this position include:

  • Recent continuing medical education (CME) in related woundcare
  • WOCN, Woundcare, or Debridement
  • Woundcare experience with multidisciplinary team
  • Experience performing sharp debridement

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 285800