Wound Care RN, Life Care

Location
Meadowbrook, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
2/15/2018
Closes
3/15/2018
Specialty
Other, Wound Care
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  • Associate's degree
  • Valid licensure required
  • Previous experience required
  • SUMMARY OF JOB:
    The wound nurse functions as a coordinator, facilitator and provider of care to patients/residents with abdominal stomas, wounds, fistula, drains and pressure injuries. The role of the wound nurse encompasses educator, consultant, researcher, manager and patient/resident advocate. Responsibilities include performing all aspects of the nursing process as related to wounds scope of practice. The nurse acts as a patient/resident advocate in meeting the patient/resident needs. Responsibility for education of the patient/resident and/or family and other staff members is a major focus of the wound nurse.

    RECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS:
    · Graduate of accredited School of Nursing
    · Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License required
    · BSN required
    · Certification in Wound Care
    · Wound care experience required
    · BCLS certification required
    LICENSE AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:
    RN, BCLS

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