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Wound Care Nurse

Accordius Health at Clemmons

This is a Contract position in Clemmons, NC posted November 10, 2021.

Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:• Meet physical and sensory requirements stated below, and be able to work in the described environment.• Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.• Assess and document resident progress in the medical record.• Perform all preventive skin care, dressing changes and wound care.• Monitor turning and positioning of residents.• Monitor the treatment of decubitus ulcers with appropriate documentation and communication to physician and family.• Make rounds with physician, as needed, to discuss the care of residents who are currently receiving decubitus or catheter care.• Assess weekly nutrition/hydration of residents with State I to Stage IV decubitus ulcers and evaluate and initiate additional nutritional intake, as required.• Assist in resident care planning when resident is currently being monitored by Treatment Nurse.

Responsibilities:

    • Notify physician of new skin problems, changes of condition and when skin conditions heal.
    • Obtain changes in physician’s orders as indicated by resident’s progress or lack of progress
    • Communicate pertinent information about resident condition and progress to charge nurses, supervisors and Director of Nursing, as indicated.
    • Maintain clean, orderly treatment cart and restock treatment supplies.
    • Follow Infection Control policies and procedures.

Requirements/Qualifications:

    • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse with current state license.
    • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years related nursing experience.
    • Must have a current/active CPR certification.
    • Excellent technical, assessment, and documentation skills.
    • Effective verbal and written English communication skills.
  • EducationEntry Level (0-2 years)
  • ExperienceBachelors Degree

Benefits/Perks:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision

Location:

Clemmons , NC