The Wound Care Services Manager is responsible for the delivery of wound-related patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients. Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the overall clinical practice including fiscal, material, and human resource management. Adhering to OBH Brookdale University policies, procedures.
Works with the wound care physicians to provide a comprehensive treatment program for patients, addresses patient issues, and works through all patient/employee-related matters.
Educates referring providers to purpose, function, and realistic expectations of the Clinic. Educates nursing personnel on wound care techniques and skills.
Develops appropriate protocols and objectives for programs.
Provides leadership in the development of performance standards for employees.Plans and develops educational in-services for the department.
Delivers direct patient care appropriate to the patients served (adult and geriatric populations).
Physical Requirements: Physically demanding, high-stress environment, ability to flex working hours and On call.
Knowledge and Skills:
Monitors and facilitates the requirements of NYSDOH, JCAHO and other regulators
Knowledge of quality improvement philosophy models and methods for CQI, and Root Cause Analysis.
Demonstrates competence in leadership, budgetary and administrative skills
Decision making, problem solving and communication skills.
Ability to fully utilize BHMC's electronic record and billing systems.
Graduate of accredited Nursing school BSN.
Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
Licensed and currently registered as a Professional Nurse in New York State required.
Minimum two years experience in wound care and HBO including previous supervisory experience.
Certifications: BLS, ACLS, PALS (Pediatric, PICU, and NICU), NRP(L&D, MBU, and NICU) required; Board certification as a CWS or WOCN.
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