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  • RN Wound Care

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-4789
    Company
    Harmon House Care Center
    Location
    US-PA-Mt. Pleasant
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    License
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    WOUND CARE RN Needed for Hands-On Resident Care Work at Skilled Nursing Facility

     

    Full Time  - Mount Pleasant, Pa

     

    Harmon House Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including, Harmon House  has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

    Wound Care programs are a key piece of the centers experience, and the Wound Care RN is an important member of this growing  team.

    Responsibilities

    The Wound Care Nurse will manage wound/skin care personnel, and carry out a number of hands-on tasks for the facility, including:

    • Supervising wound care personnel, and ensuring an adherence to all procedures/policies
    • Planning and supervising nursing personnel and ancillary departments to ensure skillful, consistent approaches to quality wound/skin care are carried out
    • Administering treatments according to physicians’ orders/plans of care, as well as facility policies and procedures
    • Performing weekly measurements of all wounds, and documenting findings accurately
    • Assisting in all care planning related to skin/wound treatment, and planning/recommending appropriate interventions
    • Researching cause factors and making appropriate recommendations to other departments to improve consistent, cohesive quality of care surrounding pressure relief, positioning, nutrition, hydration and the use of splints
    • Informing families and external caregivers of treatments, and providing training as needed
    • Responding to/resolving emergencies in the absence of an RN
    • Additional skin/wound care services, as dictated by care plans and resident needs

    Qualifications

    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 preferred.

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