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Corizon Health Certified Wound Care RN in Baltimore, Maryland

About Corizon Health

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.

Responsibilities

Corizon Health has an exceptional opportunity for a full time RN Wound Care Nurse at the Maryland Transition Center located in Baltimore, MD.

The qualified candidate must have an active wound care certification in order to be considered for this position.

Available hours: Days

Summary

Delivers quality care that is consistent within the scope of practice as outlined by the local state nurse practice act for Registered Nurses. In accordance with local practice acts and regulations, delegates and ensures supervision of nursing activities and functions to other competent nursing personnel appropriate to their scope of practice. Assumes assume responsibility and accountability for the quality of care delivered; works to ensure a safe environment for themselves, the patient and other staff members. Acts as a patient advocate that promotes the quality of health care delivered in the facility and serve as a leader at all times to promote best practices within the profession of nursing.

Job Duties

Utilizes a systematic approach to meet the health needs of each individual patient.

Performs health assessments and interprets collected data to determine appropriate course of action(s) to address the needs of the patient.

Formulates a plan of care/action based on clinical findings.

Implements nursing care within the RNs scope of practice. (Includes compliance with all laws as applicable in the practice setting).

Develops and implements teaching plans based on the individual needs of the patient. The plans should speak to health promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.

Provides for the care of multiple patients either through direct care or assignment and/or delegation of care to other members of the health care team.

Evaluates patients response to therapeutic interventions and communicates with other members of the health care team to address potential changes to the overall care plan for the patient.

Focuses on the critical think processes as the basis for all decision making.

Other nursing duties as assigned.

Experience & Requirements

Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.

Active wound care certification.

Possesses an active CPR certification.

Remains knowledgeable about specific state laws and regulations governing practice.

Satisfactory completion of initial and annual clinical competencies to demonstrate aptitude as assigned by role.

For questions contact: Carolyn Coney-Johnson at 615-660-6814 or carolyn.coneyjohnson@corizonhealth.com

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Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore

Category Nursing & Nursing Assistant

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

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