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Wound Care Coordinator - Registered Nurse (RN)

Company: HCA.
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Job Description:



Tulane Medical Center - Downtown New Orleans, LA

Wound Care Coordinator - RN License Required

Come make the move of a lifetime, living and working in exciting and historic New

Orleans! Learn More about living in New Orleans Here .

Practicing on medicine's leading-edge is a rare opportunity indeed. You can do it every

day at Tulane, one of the most acclaimed teaching, research, and medical centers in the

country. Learn more about what our employees have to say about working at Tulane

Medical Center

About Tulane :

From its humble beginnings in a church schoolroom, Tulane has emerged as a major academic center in the south by adhering to the aspirations of our founders. Simply put, we are in the business of caring for others and for defining the practice of medicine along the way.

At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.

We are committed to providing you a Healthy Work Environment and rewarding career. These principles reflect our commitment to you in five areas: Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation and Rewards, and Staffing.

As a member of the Tulane Medical Center (TMC) family, you can be assured of:

  • A safe place to work.
  • Having the tools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.
  • Open and available communication with your supervisors and the leadership of your facility.
  • A fair application of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.
  • Fair and understandable compensation and benefits, including Tuition Assistance, Student Loan Reimbursement, Paid Family Leave and much more!
    Position Summary:

    The Wound Care Coordinator acts as a consultant, facilitator, practitioner and educator to the patient population requiring preventive care or treatment of loss of skin integrity or wounds. The Coordinator will also provide pre and post operative education, supportive care and be a resource to the patients with an ostomy. Responsibilities include education of patient, family and medical and nursing staff providing care/treatment to the patient, coordination of all aspects of care, advocacy on behalf of the patient, communication with all appropriate team members and with the patient and family where appropriate, and serve as a resource to medical and nursing staff caring for the patient. The coordinator will support needs at both the downtown and Lakeside campuses.

    Primary Job Duties:
    • Coordinates the patient care process, assessments, education, admissions, discharges and follow-up needs across the continuum of care.
    • Identifies and coordinates educational needs for the patient, family and staff of the assigned patient population.
    • Participates in educational development of patient, family, staff and community as directed in support of hospital/department goals.
    • Maintains continuous communication with the referring physicians, team physicians, staff members, case managers and any other necessary personnel. Provides necessary clinical information required for pre-authorization by 3 rd party payers and validates that pre-authorization is complete.
    • Applies knowledge of growth and development in patient interactions and treatment.

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