WOUND CARE RN Needed for Hands-On Resident Care Work at Skilled Nursing Facility
Full Time - Altoona, Pa
Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Altoona has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.
As a skilled nursing facility, wound and skin care are essential steps in ensuring residents are healthy, comfortable and functional. The Wound Care Nurse will manage wound/skin care personnel, and carry out a number of hands-on tasks for the facility,
The Wound Care Nurse will manage wound/skin care personnel, and carry out a number of hands-on tasks for the facility, including:
The Wound Care Nurse must be able to analyze and assist with complex resident care, and should be comfortable investigating/resolving problems, initiating therapeutic approaches to wound care/prevention and make on-the-spot decisions to best support patient needs. All candidates must be licensed as an RN in Pennsylvania, with at least one year of experience in wound care treatment and prevention required.