Consulate Health Care Wound Care Nurse in Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Job ID 105672
Position Location US-PA-Mifflin
Care Center Locust Grove Retirement Village
Job Category RN
Position Location : Street 69 Cottage Road
Position Location : Zip 17058-9734
Position Status FT is 35+ HOURS WK
Wound Care Nurse
Registered Nurse - RN
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN
Purpose of Job Position
As a Wound Certified Treatment Nurse, the primary purpose of your position is to monitor clinical compliance with state and federal regulations. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.
As a Wound Certified Treatment Nurse, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility,and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Duties include:
Act as a liaison between the Wound Specialist Physician and the nursing staff.
Participate in the development and achievement of Wound Care Program and objectives.
Staff development functions/responsibilities.
Provide educational programming.
Assist in the implementation of and monitor compliance with policies, procedures, and standards of practice consistent with Corporate and external regulatory guidelines.
Collaborate amongst Interdisciplinary Team to encompass all aspects of care to promote wound healing.
Provide direct resident care in the assessment, treatment and follow up for wound management as ordered by the physician.
Assist in the implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned resident.
Maintain ongoing communications with physicians concerning resident care. Assist surveyors and inspectors to facilitate regulatory compliance, as per the direction of the Director of Clinical Services.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must possess current Wound Care and CPR certifications. Minimum of one (1) year of Wound Care experience required, (2) years preferred.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a RN or LPN in state of practice.