Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Clinical Nurse - Department: Wound Care

    Job Title
    Clinical Nurse - Department: Wound Care
    Job ID
    27477183
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    Description
    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Wound Care Treatment RN who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    The Wound Care Treatment RN:
    • Interact(s) with staff, physicians, patients and their families, other healthcare providers, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.
    • Provides direct patient care as prescribed by the provider or delegation from the Registered Nurse
    • Observes patient’s response and wound status, reporting any changes to the registered nurse or supervising clinician, according to facility or agency guidelines.
    • Participates and reinforces education to patients, family members/caregivers, and facility/agency staff that is consistent with the established care plan for preventative measures, interventions, and individualized patient treatments
    • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.

    Qualified candidates will possess:

    • Current licensure as an RN in the District of Columbia.
    • Wound Care Nurse Certification, current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification.
    • At least 3 years of experience in providing wound care management.
    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you.  We do this by offering:
    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

     

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    Required Skills

    • Current licensure as an RN in the District of Columbia.
    • Wound Care Nurse Certification, current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification.
    • At least 3 years of experience in providing wound care management.

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