Sinai Health System – Level 1 Trauma Center, is a Chicago-based not-for-profit organization comprised of seven member organizations: Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Sinai Children's Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Medical Group, Sinai Community Institute and Sinai Urban Health Institute. The system has over 800 physicians on its hospital medical staffs, 695 licensed beds, 100,000+ annual emergency department patient visits and eight physician residency training programs.
A Clinical Educator – Wounds is a Registered Nurse specializing in Wounds, Ostomy and Continence Nursing/Enterostomal therapy. The Clinical Educator - Wounds provides specialized care for people with select disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems and functions as a resource and consultant on matters involving Wound, Ostomy and Continence/Enterostomal therapy.
Maintains documents and records in compliance with departmental, organizational and external agency requirements (i.e., in-service attendance, competency records/ skills checklists, etc.)
Maintains confidentiality of records and makes them available only to authorized individuals.
Compiles reports related to progress toward attainment of Departmental goals (i.e., in-service productivity, competency compliance, etc.)
Serves as a resource regarding educational issues to Nursing/Hospital Departments throughout Sinai Health System.
Functions as a clinical mentor by establishing relationships which serve to guide, orient, coach and demonstrate expertise for the purpose of advancing practice in wound and ostomy management.
Maintains current clinical/educational knowledge and skills through attendance at conferences, seminars and workshops.
Conducts periodic "needs assessments" and develops educational programs to meet identified needs based upon assessment outcomes.
Participates in and uses evidence-based research to identify strategies for improving professional development opportunities, activities, nursing practice and patient outcomes.
Functions as a consultant in the prevention and management of pressure/vascular ulcers and surgical wounds.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
ADN required, BSN preferred.
3 to 5 years of clinical experience.
Currently working in a clinical capacity.
Ability to function in a clinical leadership or charge nurse capacity.
New hire and New Graduate Preceptor experience.
Experienced leadership in the management of complex changing patient conditions.
Current licensure in the State of Illinois as a Registered Nurse.
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility on
Chicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for
adults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed and
accredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.
Our therapists see patients through the entire c...ontinuum of care, from acute inpatient admissions at
Mount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We also
have a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides both
therapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.
Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitive
and psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized care
plan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatment
gyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winning
therapeutic roof top garden.