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Pressure Injury Specialist (RN)

at Maine General Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary:MaineGeneral Health. We’re With You. Be With Us

MaineGeneral Health is a comprehensive non-profit system with the mission of enhancing, every day, the health of our patients, our families and our communities.

If you are looking for the opportunity to support your friends, family, and your community through your work at MaineGeneral Health…Come be with us.

Job Description:

The Role: Pressure Injury Specialist (RN)

Develops and provides services related to orientation, education, and assessment of staff with regard to pressure injuries.

The Opportunity: MaineGeneral Health is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced RN to join our Clinical Education Team as our Pressure Injury Specialist. The Pressure Injury Specialist develops and provides services related to orientation, education, and assessment of staff with regard to pressure injuries. If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you! This Pressure Injury Specialist position is 30 hours per week: 18 hours per week in Education & 12 hours per week as a clinical staff RN. Rarely some weekend, evening & night work may be required. The Work:

+ Provides pressure injury prevention education to staff, including classroom teaching, bedside demonstration.

+ Completes PIP (Pressure Injury Prevention) rounds on units to identify problem areas on patients. Performs pressure injury consultation. Acts as clinical staff resource for pressure injuries. Identifies and suggests prevention/treatment options.

+ Collaborates with nursing units. Participates in root cause analysis for PI. Acts as Prevalence Study Coordinator.

+ Position includes a combination of Pressure Injury Education and other Clinical work hours.

You Have:

+ Active Maine RN licensure or ability to obtain same in a timely fashion

+ Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN), preferred

+ At least 3 years of recent med/surg or equivalent clinical nursing experience with a strong interest in pressure injury prevention (required)

+ WONC or WCC, preferred

+ Strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of adult learning principles

You Get:

+ Generous Earned Time Program

+ Student Loan Reimbursement potential for RNs

+ Continuing Education Opportunities/Tuition Reimbursement

+ Growth opportunities within the organization

+ Dedication to employee safety, wellness and work/life balance

Scheduled Weekly Hours:18

Work Shift:

Job Exempt: No

Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

+ We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.

+ A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holidays, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

+ We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

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Job Posting: JC249384066

Posted On: Oct 08, 2023

Updated On: Apr 22, 2024

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