Lead Registered Nurse

Location: Effingham, IL
This is a dynamic opportunity for a nurse to make a real difference in the delivery of wound care and to improve the lives of the patents in a small network of wound care centers. It is also for the nurse who is ready to move into or continue in a lead position with a marketing component while at the same time leveraging your career.
Highlights include:
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Flexible staffing
  • Regional/network role
  • Company car (optional)
  • Expense reimbursement

About the Company : RestorixHealth is a national healthcare services company that specializes in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers of excellence throughout the United States. The centers offer advanced treatment therapies, including hyperbaric oxygen.
RestorixHealth and its employees are dedicated to the care of patients with chronic, non-healing wounds and our company has a proven track record of healing wounds – even those that have not responded to other therapies. RestorixHealth’s delivery of the best-in-class comprehensive wound care management leads the industry with clinical excellence, superior patient outcomes and value based partnerships.

What you should know about the position: The Clinical Coordinator is a dual role consisting of Wound Care Lead Registered Nurse (RN) and Community Educator (CE). The Lead RN is responsible for the oversight and management of the clinic’s daily operations that includes but is not limited to leadership and organizational abilities. The Lead RN provides direct patient care and coordination of care for patients through assessment and team collaboration in evaluation, planning and implementing evidence based holistic wound care. Additional responsibilities include organizing and prioritizing clinical responsibilities that facilitates direct supervision to clinical staff (i.e. RN, LPN, HBO technician, WCT, etc.). The Community Educator is responsible for developing and maintaining community relationships with current and future referral sources through direct referral source interaction and education of medical communities on services provided and patient eligibility. When necessary, the CE provides intake services for potential referrals, which includes obtaining records and thorough assessment to ensure eligibility and evaluate needs. The Clinical Coordinator expedites optimal patient care and daily clinic operations under the direction of the Regional Manager, the Vice President of Operations, Chief Development Officer, and/or Area Sales Director.

Lead RN Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Provides professional nursing care by utilizing all elements of nursing processes. Adheres to RXH and host facility regulatory and accrediting standards policies/procedures. Ensures all RXH manuals are up-to-date in each host facility.
  • Delegates and oversees wound care services performed by RNs, LPNs, and Technicians.
  • Maintains open communication with Clinical Team, Community Educators, RXH Senior Management, host facility staff, providers, and RXH business office staff to ensure continuity of care.
  • Actively participates in all Quality Management measures (i.e. survey preparation, documentation audits, patient satisfaction survey completion, and hand hygiene observations) and ensures all measures are turned in by designated deadlines.
  • Develops patient specific wound care plan and regularly reviews wound progress. Measures and photographs wound progress and provides updates to the physician on an ongoing basis as changes occur.
  • Completes wound assessments and performs application of topical wound products, application of topical anesthetics, lower extremity assessment with Ankle Brachial Index (ABI), application of compression wraps, application of NWPT, and other secondary dressings.
  • Assist providers and is present for specialized wound care procedures.
  • Provides ongoing patient education relevant to disease processes, medications, nutrition, vitamin therapy, and pressure reduction.
  • Responsible for the daily operations of the clinic for scheduling, processes, protocols, clinic flow, and provider support
  • Respects and maintains patient confidentiality in written, verbal, and electronic information

Community Educator Duties include but a re not limited to:
  • Establishes weekly contacts with host facilities’ administration and medical staff.
  • Educates referral sources on RXH benefits, referral process, and clinic specific information. Focus on wound care areas such as physicians, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and host facilities, including draw markets.
  • Makes documented weekly sales contact with existing referral base.
  • Makes documented weekly sales contact with potential referral sources (not already referring).
  • Conducts and records a minimum of 10 qualified sales calls on non-clinic days.
  • Attends and conducts local medical community functions, such as conventions and in-service trainings.
  • Reviews and monitors daily census for clinics. Completes weekly and monthly statistical reporting and develops clinic specific business plans that will help maintain and grow clinic census.
  • Completes referral paperwork in the field and submits to RXH intake, as needed.
  • Attends and participates in monthly Community Education conference call meetings and team functions.

The Person :
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Registered Nurse holding current license with appropriate State Board of Nursing without restriction. Maintains full knowledge and works within their Scope of Practice.
  • Training and Experience – Possesses at least 6 months wound care clinic experience and a minimum of three years of nursing experience, or at the discretion of the Director of Nursing.
  • Ability to function competently and independently to provide the highest quality of nursing practice by having the ability to do the following
  • Work in a fast-paced clinical environment
  • Exhibit critical thinking
  • Exhibit the ability to make sound nursing judgement
  • Completes a minimum of 10 hours of education in wound management annually and all mandatory company in-services.
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct

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