Wound Care RN
|We have an immediate opportunity for Wound Care RNs.
General Summary: The Wound Care Specialist has the responsibility and accountability for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of wound care. Provides direct patient care and education to assigned patients. The Wound Care Specialist is active in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to LifeCare Hospital.
Patient Population: Delivers direct patient care appropriate to the patients served. The ages of the patients served are adult (18-65 years of age) and geriatric (65 and older).
Supervision: Oversees and directs delegated functions of LPN’s/LVNs, CNAs and Patient Care Technicians.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in an acute or LTACH setting is preferred.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or combination of an Associate’s degree in an approved Registered Nurse program and meaningful and appropriate experience
Licensure/Certification: Current Registered Nurse license in the state where practicing is required. Current BLS certification is required. ACLS certification within 6 months of hire is required. CWON and Hyperbaric Technologist certification is preferred. All Wound Care RNs must maintain current licensure, ACLS and BLS certifications while employed with LifeCare Hospitals.