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Wound Nurse

Company: Town and Country Health & Rehab
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Town and Country Health & Rehab - Life at Town and Country Health & Rehab:
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We at -Town and Country Health & Rehab -are leaders within the long-term care industry. -Our team consists of experienced, energetic, passionate, and compassionate RNs, LPNs, and CNAs.
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Currently seeking skilled and driven Wound Care Nurse to welcome our ever-growing team!
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Our mission is to foster a positive team environment, promoting collaboration, and continue to grow our reputation for being the preferred source for skilled nursing/long term care within the communities we serve.
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Position Summary:
The Wound Care Nurse is responsible for the prevention, investigation and monitoring of wounds. Also responsible for keeping records of trends in resident wounds.
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Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
--- Assess the unique needs of each patient to determine appropriate treatment plans
--- Educate patients and families on best practices to promote healing and wellness
--- Track treatments and patient progress according to HIPAA guidelines
--- Coordinate with supervising physicians to ensure smooth recovery processes
--- Provide excellent nursing care to patients suffering from wounds.
--- Ensure optimum patient care delivery in wound care nursing procedures.
--- Educate and counsel patients and their families on wound care processes and issues.
--- Monitor and treat all types of skin problems of residents including open wounds, scars or skin infection and skin rashes or reactions. Preventing the skin breakdown.
--- Coordinate with Medical Director and DON on wound care of residents
--- Acts as a point of resource to staff and the family of residents concerning wound care issues, news and education.
--- Responsible for implementation and overseeing of policies and procedures involving wound care.
--- Identify areas in which education of staff is needed and work with Nurse Management staff and DON to implement in servicing.
Qualifications:
--- Current state licensure as a nurse- RN LPN -
--- CPR and basic life support (BLS) certifications
--- Certification and prior experience in wound care.
--- Wound Care Certification required
--- Nursing: 1 year (Required)
--- Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
--- Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when necessary.
--- Must be able to relate information concerning a patient/resident condition.
--- Must be CPR certified.
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Keywords: Town and Country Health & Rehab, Chesterfield , Wound Nurse, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Missouri

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