Wound Care RN - LHMI in Port Huron, MI at Lake Huron Medical Center

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Overview
Lake Huron Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center
Lake Huron Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center’s team of specialists offer advanced care and treatment for chronic wounds. Chronic wounds are those that have not healed after four weeks and can cause complex medical problems, including pain, loss of function and even amputation.
Our Approach to Wound Care
During a patient’s initial visit, we begin with a thorough patient assessment. This includes a medical history, physical exam, and diagnostic testing, such as blood work, X-rays and cultures. This approach allows us to formulate an individualized plan of care to treat the wound and any underlying conditions.
Our evidence based treatment options include, but are not limited to:

  • Debridement
  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Offloading
  • Infection control
  • Advanced skin substitutes and grafts
  • Compression therapy
  • Negative pressure/VAC therapy
  • Patient education in nutrition and diabetes
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy


    • LHMC is accredited by The Joint Commission.
    • LHMC has received a three-year, Level III trauma center designation from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (2019).
    • The Leapfrog Group - LHMC received an "A" in hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group (A-F grade scale - Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Fall 2019).
    • Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2019)
    • Rated four stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (2019)
    • LHMC has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (2019).
    • American College of Radiology Accreditation - LHMC has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (2019).
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      Responsibilities
      The Registered Nurse provides direct care in the outpatient wound care clinic as well as evaluating inpatient wounds. Communicate with physicians / charge nurse / co workers, as appropriate regarding changes in the patients treatment, clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies. Has the ability to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
      Qualifications
      Education and Work Experience
    • Must have current and valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the state.
    • BCLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
    • Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred.
    • Previous Wound care knowledge and or experience preferred (1 Year).
    • Wound Care Certification within first year of hire Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) Certification preferred.
       
      We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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