Wound Care Nurse

Why Join Our Team?

  • We offer beautiful, new, state of the art facilities
  • Physician driven care plans designed to maximize the quality of care
  • We offer an environment that encourages team involvement and fosters new ideas
  • Relocation packages and sign-on bonuses available for qualified candidates
  • Excellent pay
  • PTO
  • 401k matching
  • Medical, dental, vision, along with the other ancillary benefits

Job Summary: The Wound Nurse is responsible for providing wound care to the residents. Such care must be delivered in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services designee.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Evaluates, measures, and stages all pressure/vascular ulcers and wounds upon or within 24 hours of development, admission/readmission or the next schedule work day
  • Coordinates and conducts wound rounds. Completes documentation in the medical record and provides a summary report to the Director of Nursing.
  • Communicates the status of wounds when treatment measures require re-evaluation due to non-healing, deterioration and/or improvement.
  • Performs wound treatments/surgical dressings as needed evaluate current status or as necessary to provide continuity with resident wound management.
  • Makes resident rounds, observes and monitors care rendered by nursing assistants and Licensed Staff; provide staff with orientation training and on-going guidance and support related to wound and skin breakdown prevention and management and infection prevention and control measures.
  • Provides ongoing and periodic individual and group staff education regarding the prevention of skin breakdown, wound treatment measures and infection control, in concert with the Nursing Management and Staff Development.
  • Review MDS documentation, care plans and nursing documenting for accuracy as assigned.
  • Works as part of health care team to evaluate resident needs, plan and modify care in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participates in the implementation of interventions and assists other licensed nurses and nursing assistants in an effort to provide optimal and quality care and services.

Education

Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN/LVN program.

Specific Requirements

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.
  • Must have a wound care certification

The Center at Lincoln offers many employee incentives and excellent benefits.

Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug test

If interested, please apply online and email your resume to the recruiter at [email protected]