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Job Summary: 

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Wound Care Nurse, Telehealth Coordinator within the skilled nursing environment. 

The Wound Care Nurse, Telehealth Coordinator is the link between healthcare providers and patients while providing dressing changes to wounds, under direct supervision, utilizing real-time, imaging technologies.

If you are passionate about excellent wound care and recognize the role telehealth has for consistent, convenient attention to patients in need, we encourage you to apply for the Telehealth Coordinator position and join our dedicated team.

Responsibilities:

  1. Act as the in-person, hands on assistant to conduct weekly virtual wound rounds using technology under the guidance of wound care specialists, nurses, or healthcare providers.
  2. Photograph wounds using designated telehealth technology and ensure accurate documentation of images for clinical review.
  3. Aid patients in navigating telehealth platforms, troubleshoot  technical issues, and ensure a seamless virtual connection for appointments.
  4. Facilitate  patient telehealth scheduling, provide education on virtual visits to patients and staff as needed.
  5. Administer all aspects of wound care as per evidence based practice and facility policies, including dressing changes and rounds.  
  6. Maintain strict adherence to patient confidentiality and privacy regulations, including HIPAA compliance, during all telehealth interactions and documentation processes.
  7. Submit orders for wound care products.

Qualifications:

  1.  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must possess current CPR certifications. Minimum of one (1) year of Wound Care experience required, (2) years preferred. Wound care certification is preferred.  Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a RN or LPN in state of practice.
  2. Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey medical information clearly to physicians, staff, patients and family 
  3. Empathy, patience, and a genuine desire to provide quality healthcare services to patients at the bedside as well as through telehealth technology.
  4. Commitment to maintaining patient confidentiality, privacy, and data security in accordance with healthcare regulations (e.g., HIPAA).
  5. Ability to multitask, and adapt to changing telehealth workflows, job requirements, and patient populations.
  6. Prior experience in SNF, LTC, or Assisted Living preferred.
  7. Travel to assigned facilities using your personal car, valid driver’s license, and mileage reimbursement offered.
  8. Role starts out Part-Time with the opportunity to be Full-Time.

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