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washington | RN Wound Care Coordinator in Tacoma, WA

RN Wound Care Coordinator

  • CHI Franciscan
  • $62,525.00 - 112,530.00 / Year *
  • 1500 Commerce St
  • Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Full-Time



Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72

Daily Schedule: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Primary Location: WA > TACOMA > SJMC-SJ MEDICAL PAVILLION

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach physical, emotional, and spiritual is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

Provides professional nursing care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity (e.g. pressure, vascular, arterial and diabetic ulcerations, as well as skin conditions resulting from incontinence, surgical procedures and/or trauma).

Manages/coordinates patient case/wound management needs including identification, assessment, prevention, and continuing education to achieve the best healing outcomes in an outpatient environment. Work includes intake/discharge planning activities, initiating/monitoring the quality management program, timely and accurate completion of patient and billing documentation, and coordinating interdisciplinary teams that include healthcare practitioners, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and other healthcare disciplines or providers depending upon individual patient assessments.

Essential Duties:

Delivers and coordinates care to patients with alterations in skin/tissue integrity within the scope of practice and under the direction of physician or other clinician.

Manages and coordinates patient case/wound management in accordance with established standards, strictly defined timelines, and overall plan of care.

Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and procedures.

Initiates and monitors the Quality Management program for the Wound Care Center.

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

Work Experience/Education:

Associate's degree in nursing, and two years of related work experience working with an interdisciplinary clinical team in one or more of the following clinical areas: Med/Surg, Gerontology, Home Health, or Wound Care that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

Current Washington State Registered Nurse licensure required.

Current healthcare provider BLS Certification required.

Current professional certification (e.g. WCC, CWON, CWS or equivalent) is preferred.

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

Additional Information
* Requisition ID: 2018-R0198801
* Schedule: Full-time
* Shift: Day Job

Associated topics: asn, bsn, care, ccu, domiciliary, hospice, mhb, staff nurse, transitional, unit


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.