Jun 29, 2020

RN - Wound Care

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenent Health
  • Petaluma, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for an RN for the Wound Care Center for Petaluma Valley Hospital.

Location: Petaluma, CA

Schedule: Part-time, 3 days/week (48 biweekly hours)

Shift: 8-hour, Day

Job Summary:

The Wound Care Therapy Nurse provides specialized care to individuals in the ambulatory setting with complex draining wounds, fistulae or skin breakdown secondary to circulatory compromise. In planning nursing interventions, the Wound Care Therapy Nurse must consider related physiological, social and behavioral components that may result from or affect the individual's response and/or adjustment to altered body function and image. This specialized nursing care is given independently and in collaboration with all members of the health disciplines.


  • Efficiently communicates with SJH-HC physicians, customers and employees, both in person and by telephone.
  • Administers medications and treatments according to hospital policy and procedure and
  • accepted standards of age specific care and department standards.
  • Reads and comprehends written instructions, able to interpret medical orders, correspondence, memorandums, and medical records.
  • Applies deductive and common sense reasoning ability to problem solve on a frequent basis.
  • Initiative and the ability to make independent judgments are required.Ability to ensure patient confidence and comfort.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

License Certification:

  • Current California RN licensure
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare (CPR)
  • Wound Care Certification

Experience: At least one year direct patient care experience, including one year direct patient wound care experience.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • Wound Ostomy Certified

The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Nursing - Other