WCC Certified Wound Care Registered Nurse (RN)

(Full Time) 

 

The Wound Care Nurse provides effective and efficient wound care services to our patients, while achieving positive clinical results and resident/family satisfaction. The WCC RN complies with the policies of practice defined by the State Nurse Practice Act and delegates responsibilities in resident care to LPNs and CNAs consistent with their capacity of practice.

Wound Care Nurse (RN) Responsibilities Include: 

  • Manages resident wound care through direct hands-on patient care, as well as delegation of care responsibilities to staff regarding, complexity of care, competency of staff, facility policies, and the Pennsylvania Department of Health regulations and Federal Health Care Administration
  • Supervises CNAs and LPNs to ensure that delegated tasks and interventions are completed appropriately and per policy
  • Evaluates and adjusts the plan of care to achieve resident goals and minimize re-hospitalizations
  • Communicates with the attending physician and the resident and family on plans for discharge
  • Prepares resident for discharge through resident and family education
  • Relays over resident information with assigned staff during and between shifts
  • Executes drug count when beginning and ending shift and whenever necessary
  • Contributes to a respectful, team-oriented environment, and responds to the concerns of the staff, residents and families
  • Assists with new hire nursing orientation
  • Complies with all legal requirements, standards, policies and procedures including but not limited to those within the Compliance Process, Code of Conduct, Federal False Claims Act and HIPAA
  • Promptly reports concerns and suspected incidences of non-compliance to the supervisor or to the Compliance Liaison
  • Cooperates with monitoring and audit functions and investigations
  • Participates in quality assurance and process improvement activities if necessary
  • Performs other related job duties as required

Qualifications:

Graduate of an approved School of Nursing is required
Must have and RN license by the State Board of Nursing
Wound Care Certification
Long Term Care / Skilled Nursing experience

Job Type

Full-time

 Required Experience
Wound Care: 1 year (Required)
Geriatric / Senior Care: 1 year (Required)
Long Term Care / Skilled Nursing: 1 year (Required)
Registered Nursing (RN): 2 years (Required)

Licenses or Certifications: 

Pennsylvania Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)
WCC / Wound Care Certification (Required)

 

Benefits offered including: Vacation, PTO, 401K, Health Insurance, Dental, Vision

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

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