Utilize the nursing process in providing direct patient careunder direction of supervisor. Plan, implement and evaluate the case managementand plan of care for wound care center patients according to age-specificcriteria.
- Provide case management for a group of patients under direction of supervisor. Plan, implement and oversee care plan according to specific needs of patient. Assist the wound healing physician providing care to patient outlined in care plan.
- Organize and prioritize work under direction of supervisor and/or physician. Collaborate with vendors, caregivers, and other medical personnel in delivering care to the patient. Ensure that instructions are given to and fully understood by the patient. Prioritize caseload according to changes in the patient's condition, current care plans and future care plans.
- Implement and evaluate progress toward plan care goals. Provide updates and reports to supervisor and/or physician in a timely manner. Communicate with caregivers and other medical personnel about the patient care plan. Validate patient's response to care or treatment and reassess when significant change occurs in patient condition to revise the patient's plan of care.
- Document all patient data appropriately and timely. Communicate with staff regarding care to be delivered. Provide instruction to patient and/or caregiver as per physician orders. Coordinate patient care assignments to personnel supervised, considering staff competencies, patient population, equipment used, condition of patient, environmental factors, infection control, safety factors, and availability of direct/indirect supervision.
- Administer prescribed medications orally, topically, and by injection. Maintain all equipment and supplies, ensuring readiness of all such equipment and supplies. Maintain pharmacy supplies and prevent expiration of pharmaceuticals and IV solutions stocked by the clinic.
- Initiate or assist providers with emergency measures including, but not limited to, the following: CPR, oxygen administration, IV placement, and maintenance of oral pharyngeal airway. Ensure proper disposal of needles, blades, used syringes, and all contaminated articles, and perform other risk management activities.
- Accept responsibility for managing all patient telephone calls of a clinical nature, communicating with the physician as appropriate and providing information to the patient as directed by the physician, documenting when necessary. Maintain current knowledge of nursing practice state regulations and accept responsibility for professional practice within the scope of that practice. Maintain clinical skills and knowledge through continuing education activities.
- Perform other duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
- Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing as aRegistered Nurse.
- Current CPR (Healthcare Provider).
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
St. Anthony Hospital –
St. Anthony Hospital is a601-bed regional referral facility specializing in cardiology, oncology,surgery and behavioral medicine. The hospital, established in 1898, is locatedin Midtown Oklahoma City and serves the needs of Central Oklahoma, as well asmany counties throughout Oklahoma, through its large rural affiliate network ofhospitals. Four St. Anthony Healthplex campuses provide convenient emergencyand outpatient service access to the outlying communities of the metropolitanarea. St. Anthony added urgent care services in May 2015 at St. Anthony North.St. Anthony has received numerous awards including the Oklahoma Quality Awardfor Excellence, Certified Healthy Business, Premier QUEST® Award for High-valueHealthcare Citation of Merit, among others. Healthsights ranks St. Anthony atperformance levels for quality and patient satisfaction higher than localcompetitors and many national health care organizations.