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The Clinical Coordinator is a Registered Nurse responsible for the operation of the clinical activities of the Wound Management Center. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating daily operations and guiding the unit based team. Under the supervision of the Regional Manager and the supervising provider, this individual coordinates the clinical services to provide consistent quality care for the patients with wounds in the outpatient setting. He/she collaborates closely with physicians, pertinent health care professionals and Wound Management Center staff. This position practices strong organizational, leadership, planning, implementation and wound care patient evaluation skills. He/she also oversees the hyperbaric program (if available) and ensures that all hyperbaric patients are supervised by a Physician and a HBO Tech or HBO trained RN whenever a treatment takes place.
- Provides direct care to patients with wounds or conditions related to wounds.
- Responsible for providing specialized, advanced wound care for patients with alterations of skin integrity.
- Other duties include educating patients, families and professionals, counseling patients and families, participating in research and providing patient advocacy.
- Practices in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with his/her license under the direction of the Regional Manager.
- The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
- The current service offered at the Monroe Campus is Wound Care Only.
- In the future, HBO may be added to the site.
- Staff will be trained in HBO therapy prior to the start of the service.
- Must complete an approved 40 hour entry level hyperbaric educational program.
- Must have the ability and knowledge to perform assessment of patients and treatments required for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT).
- Knowledge of TEED scale of the ears related to assessment and preventing barotrauma.
- Knowledge of potential complications and interventions related to oxygen toxicity, barotrauma, pneumothorax, and anxiety conditions related to HBOT.
- Registered Nurse with current license to practice in the state in which they work (PA or NJ).
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing or in health-related field preferred upon hire or required within 5 years upon obtaining the position (progression toward goal will be evaluated annually).
Company: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Others
Job Location: Lehighton, PA, US
Application Deadline: N/A