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May 2018 Postings

UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle serves as the Pacific Northwest’s level 1 trauma and burn center, providing care to patients throughout the WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana & Idaho). At this time, we are hiring for a full time (100%) RN in our Burn & Plastic Surgery Clinic. We are looking for an RN with experience in burn & wound care, who is both independent and highly functional on an interdisciplinary team. This nurse is someone who is interested in working with a diverse population in a fast-paced environment.

As Seattle/King County’s public health hospital, we serve some of the most vulnerable populations in the region, our mission is very important to us. Our nurse-led clinic within an academic medical center has lots of opportunities to engage in hands on learning, research, leadership and quality/process improvement. In addition to providing wound care and patient education, our outpatient team focuses on rehabilitation and reintegration. We provide a range of services within our clinic that include PT, OT, Rehab Psychology and vocational rehab. This position also includes care for our plastic reconstructive surgery patients. Our providers in this division treat a wide range of conditions that include but are not limited to: scar reconstruction, hand and wrist trauma, nerve injury, craniofacial injury and malformation, chronic wound closure, hidradenitis, etc. Harborview Medical Center is an incredible place to learn and grow as a nurse in great city.

Requisition Number: 149121
Position Description/Application

FireFighter’s Burn Center (Regional One Health) is seeking an experienced Nurse Manager!!!

  • The only full-service Burn Center of its kind within a 150-mile radius of Memphis
  • 14 beds, an outpatient clinic, surgery facilities, a rehabilitation center, a research division, and special cutting-edge burn care equipment
  • More than 500 patients annually, including 300 inpatient admissions

Position Requirements

EDUCATION: BSN required.

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of RN management required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current license to work as registered Nurse in TN. Current CPR/BLS certification required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served within assigned program or unit(s).
  • Demonstrated technical, interpersonal and critical thinking skills with a thorough knowledge/understanding of professional nursing/patient care practices, State/Joint Commission standards and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to develop, present, implement and maintain activities within program or organizational unit(s).
  • Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to plan and organize work for self and others.
  • Ability to exercise analytical judgment on work to be done
  • Ability to judge the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems.
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills to work collaboratively and effectively with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple independent projects simultaneously.
  • Identify with, share in, and display a commitment to the mission, philosophy, and objectives of the organization.

March 2018 Postings

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Division of General Acute Care Surgery is seeking a burn surgeon for our clinical burn practice at Parkland Hospital. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Leadership roles in the Burn Section of the Division as well as the Departmental level are negotiable for qualified individuals.

The burn service is composed of an ICU that treats both pediatric and adult patients, and an acute burn care unit. Burn center admissions approach 800 patients annually. Clinical responsibilities include providing patient care for both inpatients and a busy reconstruction practice. The burn team is composed of a fellow, 4 surgical house officers, and 3 dedicated PAs. Burn rehabilitation support is exceptional. Departmental scientific endeavors are supported by a grants coordinator, 5 FTEs of Research Coordinators and Regulatory Associates, a medical editor, and a biostatistician.

UT Southwestern ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world with a distinguished faculty that includes active Nobel Prize winners. Further, since 2015 patient care has been delivered in a $1.2 billion, 17 floor, 862 bed state-of-the-art facility colloquially known as New Parkland Hospital. Interested individuals should apply through the direct link below:

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Direct link: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/job/burn-surgeon-faculty-and-physicians-5323-harry-hines-blvd-da-30687/
Apply online: jobs.utsouthwestern.edu
REQ # : 316747

Akron Children’s Hospital, Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our burn team. With the supervision of a Physician, (as per O.R.C. 4730) the PA-C provides medical care, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to patients with complex, acute, and chronic health conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  Participate as a First Assistant in Surgery per clinical division needs.

Verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons continuously since 1996, the Center provides acute and rehabilitative care for children and adults from the region who have sustained burn injuries and other complex wounds.  Our multidisciplinary care team treats a variety of burns ranging from minor to severe, from the time of admission through rehabilitation.  Our team is comprised of general surgeons, general surgical residents, internal medicine, advance practice providers, occupational and physical therapists, nutritionists, pharmacists, psychologists, chaplaincy and social workers.

The Center is comprised of a 12 bed inpatient unit, triage area, outpatient clinic, hydrotherapy area for wound care and a physical therapy room.  The Center treats 250 burns annually with approximately 3,000 outpatient visits.

Hospital Overview
Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in Northeast Ohio, serving over 900,000 patients each year.  With two free-standing pediatric hospitals and 27+ primary care offices, the Akron Children’s Hospital system provides services at nearly 90 locations across an urban, suburban and rural region of Ohio.  The services and subspecialties at Akron Children’s Hospital spans the entire scope of medical services available today – from routine and preventative care to emerging technologies in surgery and patient care.  The regional burn center treats both adults and children and enjoys excellent community support.

Akron Children’s Hospital is dedicated to family-centered care, and improving the treatment of childhood illness and injury through research at the Rebecca D. Considine Clinical Research Institute. Quality is a strategic focus of Akron Children’s Hospital through the Mark A. Watson Center for Operations Excellence, using tools such as Lean Six Sigma.

Community Overview
Akron Children’s Hospital is set in the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley, just minutes south of Cleveland.  From major league attractions to small-town appeal, the greater Akron area and Northeast Ohio has something for everyone.  The area is rich in history and cultural diversity, and provides a stimulating blend of outstanding educational, cultural and recreational resources.  This four-season community will have outdoor enthusiasts thrilled with over 40,000 acres of Metro Parks for year round enjoyment.  Northeast Ohio is gaining a reputation as a world-class center for research and development in a variety of high-tech industries, and has become a premiere destination to work, live, play, shop, and dine!

Candidates may submit their curriculum vitae to Steve Chamberlin, Akron Children’s Hospital, One Perkins Square, Akron, OH 44308 or via e-mail to schamberlin@akronchildrens.org.

Clinical Psychologist – Burn Department
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME
Part Time, Days

Maine Medical Center is seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist in their Burn Department in Portland. This is an integrated position where the behavioral health specialist will work closely with the medical team. Applicants must have interest, training and/or experience in health psychology; have knowledge of or experience in evidence based treatment approaches with a wide variety of psychiatric, substance use and behavioral needs. This position will include functional assessments, screenings, focused treatment, and connecting patients to additional services if needed. Prevention and educational services will be provided; collaborative work with physicians and staff, residents, psychiatrists and other behavioral health providers; research opportunities. The behavioral health specialist will also have the opportunity to develop specific clinical pathways or best practice programs for targeted patient groups.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Psychologist at the Doctoral Level.
  • Two years or more of work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred, in order to have proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment.
  • Knowledge of evidenced based clinical theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare.
  • Ability to teach principles and applications to the medical setting.
  • Considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

To apply, please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) seeks a Director to lead our Burn Center. As a senior leader in the Section of Surgical Sciences, the successful candidate should possess extensive experience in burn and critical care and be eligible for an academic appointment at the level of associate or full professor.

The Vanderbilt Burn Center (VBC) offers world-class care to adults and children with thermal injury. Comprising 25 beds in a dedicated unit, VBC is a regional referral center for both adult and pediatric patients. With a catchment area of more than a 600-mile radius, VBC cares for 600 admissions annually. The Center is among the top 10 academic burn centers by volume, and is part of a designated American College of Surgeons (ACS) Level 1 Trauma Center.

The Director will be responsible for all adult and pediatric burn care at VUMC, leading a comprehensive team of physicians, nurses, therapists and staff. S/he will oversee all aspects of clinical practice, including team building, protocol development, and quality monitoring, and establish and sustain an environment needed to deliver the highest quality care for patients. The Director will advance and support their own research efforts as well as those of the team, and guide the education of fellows, residents, and medical students.

The successful candidate will articulate a compelling vision to further improve the already excellent services provided. S/he will be an outstanding clinician and leader, leading by collaboration and consensus. In particular, the new Director will recognize the important contributions of both general and plastic surgery for the comprehensive treatment of adults and children with burn injury. Candidates should have an M.D. degree with a minimum of 5 years of clinical/surgical experience with Board Certification in either General Surgery or Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and have completed a Burn Fellowship. Board certification in Critical Care is preferred. In the first year, the new Director will move the VBC toward American Burn Association verification, modernizing protocols, maintaining a robust quality program, and enhancing the Burn fellowship (non-ACGME) and resident training.

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, VUMC is a major academic medical center dedicated to patient care, education and research. With extraordinary infrastructure for each of these missions, VUMC provides a supportive environment and the opportunity for motivated individuals to change the world.

VUMC considers diversity a valued asset. It is clear that people from diverse backgrounds offer opinions and in many cases solutions to problems that otherwise would not be evident. We are an equal opportunity employer with a mission of inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented minorities.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Seth J. Karp, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 – 21st Avenue South
Medical Center North, D-4313
Nashville, TN 37232-2730
email: Seth.Karp@Vanderbilt.edu

Galen Perdikis, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 – 21st Avenue South
Medical Center North, D-4207
Nashville, TN 37232-2345
email: Galen.Perdikis@Vanderbilt.edu

February 2018 Postings

In this role, you will coordinate with physicians, staff, and non-Kaiser Permanente providers and facilities regarding patient care. In conjunction with physicians, you will develop plans of care and discharge plans, monitor all clinical activities, make recommendations for alternative levels of care, identify cost-effective protocols, and develop guidelines for care.

Qualifications Include:

  • At least two years of experience in patient care delivery or completion of a master’s degree in case management program in lieu of minimum years of experience
  • Two years of experience in utilization review, case management, and discharge planning preferred
  • A graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • A diploma/associate degree in nursing; a bachelor’s degree in nursing or in a health care related field preferred
  • A master’s degree in case management preferred
  • A current California RN licensure
  • BLS certification
  • Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act, TJC, DMHC, CMS, NCQA, HIPPA, ERISA, EMTALA, and all other applicable federal/state/local laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of health care benefits associated with various business lines (Medicare/KPSA, Commercial/Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Medi-Cal, Federal, etc.)
  • The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 622079. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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KAISER PERMANENTE

Location: Nashville, TN

Nurse Manager, Level 1 Burn ICU and Stepdown

The Nurse Manager is a leadership role that has comprehensive operational authority and responsibility for designated clinical area(s). Their responsibilities include: fiscal accountability, maintaining quality and regulatory standards, maintaining a high level of patient/family centered care and service, patient and staff satisfaction, program development, managing and developing teams, and ensuring integration with the clinical enterprise. Provides feedback, coaching and mentoring to less experienced peers and other members of the health care team.

Required Position Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5 years relevant experience
  • RN licensure
  • Burn experience

The Vanderbilt Burn Center offers world-class care to burn patients of all ages. Our team is committed to the burn population by providing both physical and emotional support for patients and their families from the acute phase of care through discharge and beyond. Our team of staff members is welcoming, fun, team oriented, and committed to the care provided to our patients. The Burn Center is a 23 bed unit: 8 beds are dedicated to intensive care. The remaining 15 are used for either acute care or intensive care. Our unit specializes in caring for a diverse patient population with complex issues in a designated Level 1 burn center that cares for patients from over a 600 mile radius. A few of the procedures a nurse may perform during a typical shift include IV insertion, drawing blood, in and out catheterization, hydrotherapy (wound care), assisting with chest tube, central line, and arterial line placement, using rotoprone beds, and performing CRRT

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Achieve the remarkable! Learn more and apply online at: https://vanderbilt.taleo.net/careersection/.vu_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=1709213&tz=GMT-05%3A00

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, at the University of Utah desires to recruit (2) full-time academic surgeons to specialize in burn surgery and critical care burn injury patients. Successful applicants should be qualified at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor. Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills, and strong interests in teaching and research. Applicants must be board certified or eligible in general surgery and surgical critical care. The opportunity exists to practice at a large regional burn center with the potential for participation in SCC at a Level 1 Trauma Center.

The University of Utah Hospital is an ABA/ACS verified Burn Center that currently admits 400-450 patients yearly with 8000 clinic visits, and provides care for the entire Intermountain West. In addition, the hospital is an ACS-verified Level I Trauma Center, with approximately 2,500 admissions yearly. The University of Utah also maintains ACGME-accredited training programs in general surgery and many surgical sub-specialties.

Interested parties need apply online:
http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/72841

For additional information, contact
Stephen Morris, MD
Professor
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Utah SOM
stephen.morris@utah.edu

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

January 2018 Postings

From new, life-saving procedures or a clinical researcher who finds promise in a new cancer treatment, we’re making possibilities a reality. Exciting new medicine is happening at VCU Health every day.

The Evans-Haynes Burn Center is dedicated to providing excellent interdisciplinary, holistic care for patients and their families across their lifespan, from point of injury until optimal restoration of function.

VCU Health System’s ICU – Evans-Hayes Burn Center is seeking a full time Nurse Manager.

The focus of the position is

  • Ensuring excellent patient care is provided by a nursing staff of sufficient number and competency to meet patient needs
  • Establishing and maintaining an environmental control plan, coordinating materials and assisting in monitoring clinic activities
  • Daily operational functions and leadership of staff
  • With Guidance of Supervisor; termination of employees, handling employee grievances, review of annual unit goals and budget, approval on unit guidelines and procedures and review of staff annual performance evaluations.
  • Frequent visibility on all shifts and weekends to enhance staff communication and monitor staff effectiveness.

Required

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Business Administration, Public Health or closely related field from an accredited program or within one semester of completion. If the Master’s Degree is not in Nursing, then it is required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited program.
  • Current RN Licensure in Virginia
  • AHA BLS Certification or equivalent
  • 5 years of relevant clinical experience with 2 of those years of progressive leadership and/or supervisory/management experience

Apply here.

December 2017 Postings

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
Charge Nurse Burn Care Unit – Weekends

Position Summary:
Functions as a charge nurse on weekend shifts responsible for assigning patients to and monitoring the work of nurses within the unit on assigned shift and to assist the Clinical Director in the supervision of assigned employees on shift. The position also carries a patient load and applies the nursing process to deliver basic, safe, therapeutic care, for individuals or groups of patients.

Education/Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years recent (within the past five (5) years) RN experience in a critical care setting.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support,(ACLS),certification at hire. Needs Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) certifications at hire or within 12 M of hire.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements:
BURN CARE EXPERIENCE A PLUS!!
CHARGE NURSE EXPERIENCE (ASSIGNED OR RELIEF)

Apply On-Line at www.umcsn.com

Burn Surgeon

Burn & Reconstructive Centers of America seeks a Surgeon to join the nation’s largest network of burn centers. BRCA operates ten facilities in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas. This includes our flagship facility: the JMS Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA, which is the largest burn center in America. Collectively, BRCA facilities have 190 beds and account for more than 5,400 patient admissions and 42,000 outpatient visits annually.

Our BRCA Surgeons treat adult and pediatric patients for thermal, chemical and electrical burns, skin and soft tissue disorders, extremity injuries and complex wounds. Duties include inpatient and outpatient care, surgery, research, and assistance with development/education activities of the burn centers. Our surgeons also have opportunities to experience hand surgery, microvascular construction, plastic surgery, advanced wound care and other treatments.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in one or more of the following: Burn care, reconstructive surgery, care of traumatic hand and extremity injuries
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, or Trauma/Critical Care

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in one or more of the following: Wound care, pediatric care, Hyperbaric Oxygen treatment

NOTE: Chosen candidates must have a current medical license or be eligible for application in the state where they will practice. Foreign med school graduates must also have certification by ECFMG.

BRCA offers competitive compensation, benefits and professional coverage packages. Interested applicants should forward CV and references to BRCA Chief Medical Officer Shawn Fagan, MD FACS at s.fagan@burncenters.com.

For more information about BRCA, please visit burncenters.com.

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