Wound Care Nurse
An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nations' top Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing health care providers in our dynamic facility located in Starkville,MS.
As one of America's top leading providers of medical services and rehabilitation for elderly patients in communities across the nation, Consulate Health Care provides the highest standard of services for short-term and long-term care needs. Our professionals impact our organization, our clients, and their families in a variety of constructive ways, every day. Even as we've grown to become the sixth-largest provider in the nation and the largest in the Sunshine State, it's the little things we do while fulfilling our mission statement of "Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands" that really make the difference.
A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!
Purpose of Job Position
As a Consulate Health Care Wound Certified Treatment Nurse, you are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care's five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Passion. The primary purpose of your position is to monitor clinical compliance with state and federal regulations. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.
As a Wound Certified Treatment Nurse, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Duties include Act as a liaison between the Wound Specialist Physician and the nursing staff. Participate in the development and achievement of Wound Care Program and objectives. Staff development functions/responsibilities. Provide educational programming. Assist in the implementation of and monitor compliance with policies, procedures, and standards of practice consistent with Corporate and external regulatory guidelines. Collaborate amongst Interdisciplinary Team to encompass all aspects of care to promote wound healing. Provide direct resident care in the assessment, treatment and follow up for wound management as ordered by the physician. Assist in the implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned resident. Maintain ongoing communications with physicians concerning resident care. Assist surveyors and inspectors to facilitate regulatory compliance, as per the direction of the Director of Clinical Services. Embrace Consulate Health Care's five core values of compassion, honesty, integrity, respect, and passion, and incorporate them into the daily job function. May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed. You may be asked by the Director of Clinical Services to perform other duties.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Must possess current Wound Care and CPR certifications. Minimum of one (1) year of Wound Care experience required, (2) years preferred.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a RN or LPN in state of practice.