Oct 15, 2020

Registered Nurse

  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

Job Description

ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct outpatient care in a physician driven; hospital-based wound care department.
  • Coordinates wound care for each patient specific to their needs.
  • Communicates with other departments in the hospital, primary care providers and all wound clinic staff in regards to the patient plan of care and optimal wound healing outcome.
  • Responds to changes in the patient’s medical status through communication with providers as needed.
  • Ability to perform wound care assessments on a patient.
  • Ability to implement and revise plan of care as indicated by the patients response to their treatment.
  • Knowledge of medication and their correct administration based on age of patient and their clinical condition.
  • Maintains current certifications through continuing education.
  • Responsible for nursing documentation related to patient consults and treatment.
  • Provides efficient, quality centered, cost effective wound care for each patient.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current unrestricted Wyoming RN or LPN license.
  • BLS certification
  • Previous experience in Wound Care preferred
  • Knowledge of medical procedures, terminology, pharmacology, and equipment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge, data entry, word processing, excel, EMR (Cerner)
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.
Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.