Coord Skin Care Program

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 156471-1A
Date Posted: Aug 23, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Position Summary:

The Skin Care Program Coordinator assists the Skin Care Program Manager of Northeast Hospitals, providing clinical consultation for patients with wounds, pre- and post-op ostomy care/management, and/or patients at risk for skin breakdown. The Skin Care Program Coordinator follows established standards of care and assists in the development of evidence based practice. The Coordinator will have the clinical competencies to provide specialize consults to meet wound, ostomy, continent patient needs, and provide training programs to ensure clinical expertise within the scope of WOC nurse guidelines. The Skin Care Program Coordinator Co-leads the Skin Care Team to develop and implement strategies to prevent and treat hospital-acquired pressure ulcers. In collaboration with the medical staff the Skin Care Program Coordinator provides consultation for complex wound, ostomy and incontinence patients.  Must have certification from recognized WOCN Program

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

Must have certification from recognized WOCN Program. Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) licensed in Massachusetts. Bachelor degree required, Masters preferred. Minimum of 5 years of licensed professional nursing experience required. Minimum of 3 years of experience in wound /Ostomy care management and education.