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Clinical Manager-Wound Care

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US


Requisition Number: 8926

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.


Manages nursing and technical care for patients receiving wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Participates in providing direct patient care. Oversees the maintenance of standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Facilitates the utilization of wound and hyperbaric clinical practice guidelines at all professional levels. Coordinates clinical operations.



1.Provides wound care services within scope of practice under the direction of a physician to ensure continuity of care.

2.Collaborates with physicians and directs nursing and HBO staff to ensure and maintain a high quality of care and excellent patient outcomes.

3.Responsible for functions such as; recruitment; hiring; coaching; and administering disciplinary policies. Responsible for goal-setting, on-going measurement of goals, completion of Performance Evaluations, administering the recognition program, and all other human resources programs.

4.Responsible for daily operations of Wound Care Center, including, but not limited to: scheduling of staff and coordinating of physician schedules; triaging resources to assure timely, quality care delivery; resolving equipment, information systems, and facility problems; responding to internal and external customer demands; and, collaborating with other hospital departments to coordinate patient care.

5.In collaboration with the Medical Director, facilitates departmental adherence to clinical standards of care.

6.Participates in operational budget process; keeps records on line items of responsibility; monitors and follows-up to resolve inaccuracies. Collaborates in the gathering and assessment of data to rectify and justify operational expenses and revenues.

7.Keeps current regarding advances in wound care, hyperbaric medicine and management by attending seminars and meetings relative to job function.

8.Researches and, as appropriate, introduces new wound care techniques and advanced technologies in wound care. Develops, adapts, and maintains an up-to-date, effective, and fiscally responsible wound care formulary and department supply inventory.

9.Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients, such as cardiac arrest or other emergencies.

10.Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

11.Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:

Bachelor's Level Degree
Registered Nurse
5 years relevant RN experience
Prior wound care or hyperbaric experience
2 years supervisory experience
Must obtain Certified Hyperbaric RN (CHRN) within two years from date of hire.
Must obtain Wound Ostomy Certified Nurse (WOCN) within three years from date of hire
Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: M-F, 8a-4:30p

Org Unit: 1185

Department: Wound Care Ctr


Exempt: Yes


Grade: S12

* Certified Hyperbaric RN
* Wound Ostomy Certified Nurse

Working conditions:
* Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
* Some occupational risk
* Medium to Heavy effort. May exert up to 35 lbs. force
* Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.


EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Clinical Manager-Wound Care

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 37957