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Registered Nurse - Nurse Manager WOC Outpatient and Remote Sites - Dallas, Texas - Manager

Company: VA North Texas health care
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Nurse Manager WOC Outpatient and Remote Sites - Dallas, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The Nurse Manager, is responsible and accountable for 24/7 operations of the unit, ensuring that nursing personnel provide timely nursing care which complies with accepted standards of clinical practice. Specific duties of the Nurse Manager Wound Ostomy Care Services include:

  • Assumes a leadership role in the implementation of nursing practices that promote continuous quality improvement and desirable patient outcomes. Develops standards of care and assists in the formulation and evaluation of procedures, protocols and policies related to wound/ostomy patient care for North Texas Health Care Systems.
  • Provides guidance to staff to identify, control or eliminate etiologic factors for skin breakdown, including selection of appropriate support surface. Provides follow-up for patients with ostomies and wound care. Instructs and demonstrates to patient and/or significant other, correct procedures in Wound/ostomy management and care.
  • Initiates assessments, plans, and provides care to patient with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds with orders/referrals from Medical Provider, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. Provides comprehensive care and teaching to patients and their families regarding the evaluation, selection, and recommendation of supplies and equipment in order to provide optimal wound and ostomy care.
  • Analyzes stock items and recommends appropriate additions and deletions to assure quality and cost-effectiveness of products used for ostomy and wound care.
  • Manages Wound Clinic operations and program development with maintenance of records, statistics and submits reports. Assists staff to maintain current knowledge and competence in the areas of skin, wound, and ostomy management.
  • Provides specialized consultation and collaboration with physicians, licensed independent practitioners, peers, and others in the health care organization to develop, implement, and assure continuity of individualized treatment plans.
  • Prescribes appropriate treatment consults such as wound dressings, ointments, advanced therapies, and specialty mattresses.
  • Monitors and evaluates the prevalence and incidence of pressure ulcers in the Medical Center and coordinates prevalence and incidence studies.
  • Assesses and identifies the educational needs of all levels of nursing staff regarding wounds, ostomy and continence.
  • Participates in the administration of current, evidence-based education of staff, monitoring outcomes of education.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills. Actively works with staff to maintain compliance with all regulatory standards.

    **NOTE: Upon assignment to this position, theincumbent's salary will include two additional steps for assignment to a Head Nurse/NurseManager position
    Work Schedule:



    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

    Financial Disclosure Report:

Keywords: VA North Texas health care, Dallas , Registered Nurse - Nurse Manager WOC Outpatient and Remote Sites - Dallas, Texas - Manager, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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