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Registered Nurse (RN) Wound Care- Bethesda, MD (MPI23)

Company: Matrix Providers
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Caring for America's military family.

Matrix Providers serves government agencies with the commitment to improving performance in the government's contracted medical staffing system. Founded in 2010 by Dr. Bill Rivard, a retired Army Colonel, Matrix Providers has achieved an unprecedented 99.4% placement rate despite taking on some of the government's most challenging requirements. Trusted by the Department of Defense, we have consistently received high-quality management and customer service ratings since 2012. With corporate staff covering 4,961 miles and six time zones, we're never far away in time, place, or commitment.

Matrix Providers is potentially hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) Wound Care to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our Military Service Members and their families in Bethesda, Maryland.

Employment Status: Full time
Compensation: This is a salaried position, paid bi-weekly.
Schedule: Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00AM-7:30PM, 40 hours per week.
Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.
Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Holidays (Outlined in Handbook)
401(k) Plan

Requirements: The Registered Nurse (RN) Wound Care must have and meet the following:

Degree: BSN or higher.
Education: Graduate from a college or university accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Basic Life Support-Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP), Current Certification in Wound and Ostomy Care Nursing.
Experience: Minimum of two years of experience as an RN and current certification in Wound and Ostomy Care (WOCN preferred).
Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.

Job Summary:

Provide expert consultation and/or hands-on care for individual patients with acute or chronic wounds including venous, arterial, and diabetic wounds, pressure ulcers, traumatic and draining wounds, surgical incisions, and tubes and fistulas, as well as any skin breakdown that requires additional Intervention. Establish and coordinate multidisciplinary comprehensive wound management plans, including reducing causative factors, controlling odor, assessing nutritional needs, and providing and applying topical therapies. Develop and implement education programs for patients, staff, and other healthcare providers. Coordinate quality improvement initiatives to optimize skin and wound outcome. Advocate for the patients with skin and wound care needs and for the professional Practice. Develops and coordinate organizational wide programs for prevention and management of skin breakdown. Develops, facilitates and coordinates a cost effective ostomy and wound care program. Develops Protocols & Practice Standards for managing patients with wound, ostomy1 and pressure ulcer prevention needs. Monitor patient outcomes on an ongoing basis. Participates in Multi-disciplinary patient centered case conferences, as appropriate. Maintains data and statistical reports as requested. Participates in wound care related Root Cause Analysis as needed. Once provided with "hands-on" experience, demonstrate working knowledge and use of computerized systems, including Composite Health Care System (CHCS), Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Applicant (AHLTA), ESSENTRIS, MHS Genesis.

Coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals. Facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in clinical care, quality, and cost-effectiveness
Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice by all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF).
Perform physical exams and health histories.
Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.
Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.
Direct and supervise the care provided by other healthcare professionals.
Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.
Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergencies.
Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people to inform the healthcare team of plans/actions for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate.
Perform nursing services as identified in the official Task Order.
Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.

Matrix Providers is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please see To learn more about our Benefits Packages, please see

Matrix Providers endeavors to make accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please get in touch with our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-877-807-8277, TTY LINE, 385-722-8109. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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