Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Wound/Infection Prevention RN Rehab Hospital Days in Springfield, Missouri

We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Company , you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. The Wound Care/Infection Prevention Nurse will function as part of the Wound Care program as a consultant to establish standards of care and clinical competence to meet the patients' needs. The Nurse will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care of patients relative to their ostomy care, skin needs, and wound care needs. The Nurse serves as a resource or consultant to patients, physicians, and team members for wounds, ostomies, incontinence, and actual or potential skin breakdown, as well as a resource to hospital personnel in implementing isolation techniques or other infection control measures. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the surveillance of infections and for the hospital infection prevention and control program. In collaboration with hospital leadership, develops implements and evaluates the Infection Control Program.QUALIFICATIONS: Each career at Company represents unique members of our caring ministry's "body", working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you'll bring with you: Education: Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse, issued by the State Board of Nursing. Licensure: RN. Experience: Four to six years' experience preferred. Certification/Registration: Current Basic Cardiac Life Support. Certified in Wound/Ostomy Care and/or a minimum of two years' experience as a wound care nurse. Qualified Infection Control Practitioner, Certification Board for Infection Control CBIC, preferred. We'll Support You at Work and Home Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills. What Makes a Good Match for Company Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply..EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 778737Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.