May 13, 2022

Registered Nurse Wound Care Program Coordinator PRN

  • SCL Health
  • Butte, MT, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

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Organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs to patients of all ages and mental
capacities, to facilitate rehabilitation of the mentally or physically limited. Directs patient
participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance; facilitates the
learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, to diminish or
correct pathology, and to promote and maintain health. Also provides wound care on the inpatient
floors and the OP clinic in accordance to all policies and procedures, including operating the
hyperbaric oxygen chamber.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Performs assessment of patients including motor, neurological and functional components.


1. Utilizes this information to formulate treatment plan.
2. Performs assessment of patients with oral motor/dysphagia impairments and utilizes this
information to formulate a treatment plan.
3. Plans occupational therapy programs involving activities of daily living, and participation in a
variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help
patients regain physical or mental functioning to adjust to their handicaps.
4. Consults with other members of interdisciplinary team to select the most appropriate
interventions, monitoring of progress, needs and discharge plans.
5. Documents all patient treatments and assessment in medical record.
6. Teaches patients the skills and techniques required for participation in activities and evaluates
patients' progress, attitudes, and behavior as related to their rehabilitative potential.
7. Designs and fits adaptive devices, such as splints and braces, for patient use.
8. Conducts training programs and participates in training medical and nursing personnel in
occupational therapy techniques and objectives.
9. Requisitions supplies and equipment.
10. Assesses, measures and provides wound care for all skin impairments
11. Assesses patient for safety to go in the HBO chamber including but not limited to vitals, ear
and blood sugar assessment
12. Maintains credentials to safety operate HBO chamber in accordance with all laws, policy and
procedure including all safety procedures
13. Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
15. May be required to float to other departments (within scope of competency and
qualifications) based on business need.
16. May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.


EDUCATION Required:


Bachelors degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university.
Attendance at Approved UMHS Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy course required upon hire
Preferred:


Required:
Current Montana Occupational Therapy License. Montana Physical Therapy License or Montana
Nursing License required upon hire
Current BLS required upon hire