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Home Care RN-WOC Certified
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Job code: lhw-e0-90521292

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  Job posted:   Sun Jun 3, 2018
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Home Care RN-WOC Certified

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Home Care RN-WOC Certified

01 Skilled Homecare Department



1.0, as scheduled, Req # - 18614

Contact Information:

+ Contact: St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth Human Resources

+ Tel: 218-249-5387

+ Fax: 218-249-6094

+ Email:

+ Address:
915 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805 Duluth, MN 55805

Job Details:

+ Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

+ BLS certification required prior to starting employment

+ Certification/Licensure/Registration

+ MN RN licensure prior to starting employment

+ Must have WI RN licensure within 90 days of start

+ Relevant experience is required

+ JOB SUMMARY The Home Care RN-WOC Certified is responsible for delivering direct nursing care to patients in their home and primary case management. Responsible for timely and accurate communication and documentation related to nursing care. Promotes and develops nursing services in home care. Consults with and assists nursing staff to provide for the needs of patients with varying types of wounds and ostomies. Works in collaboration with the Nurse Manager(s) and PI/Nurse Educator to develop and implement wound and ostomy programs. Manages on call responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduate of an accredited RN program. Experience: Four (4) years nursing experience. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license in Minnesota to practice as a Registered Nurse; Wisconsin RN license within ninety (90) days of employment. Wound and Ostomy Nurse Certification upon hire. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Military Training Network. Wisconsin Background Study upon hire and renewed per Wisconsin state law. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: N/A Experience: Home Care and/or Acute Care in a hospital setting. Previous Mental Health experience. Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Strong nursing background, maturity and flexibility. Good problem solving skills; good interpersonal skills; good oral and written skills. Strong organizational skills. Ability to regularly travel to and from various locations in a safe and timely manner. READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; lifts supplies/equipment; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 - 8 hours) Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Reach with hands and arms - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Climb or balance - Rarely or None Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Bending-repetitive forward - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Taste or smell - Rarely or None LIFTING REQUIREMENTS Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Up to 25 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours) Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours) WORK ENVIRONMENT Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic) WORKING CONDITIONS Exposure to cold, hot, ice and climbing stairs. Possible exposure to second-hand smoke. Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; may be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations.

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