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Wound Care Nurse (RN)

Responsibilities:

We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first, helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you live and work, continuing to develop and explore new ideas, providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is right.

In this role, you will develop and ensure the wound care plan specific for each patient in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team.

  • Preserving the integrity of the skin by implementing and monitoring skin preservation strategies.
  • Ensuring all wound and skin care protocols are approved by the medical staff.
  • Organizing multidisciplinary wound and skin rounds on a weekly basis for high risk patients and patients with current pressure ulcers and other significant wounds.
  • Providing hands-on wound care for all difficult and non-healing wounds.
  • Serving as a resource to all hospital staff on all issues related to wound and skin care.
  • Ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.

Qualifications

You will demonstrate an understanding of patient needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and understood, as well as heard. You are passionate about providing superior quality care and you are an inventive problem solver who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Minimum requirements:

  • AD (Associate's degree in Nursing) required.
  • One (1) year of related experience required.
  • Valid State RN License.
  • Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification by start date.
  • Must complete wound care training in the first 90 days in the role.

Preferred qualifications that will make you successful:

  • BSN preferred.

Additional Data

Select Medical strives to provide our employees with a solid work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.

  • The opportunity to care for complex, critically ill patients.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with patients and their families.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID).
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage.
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
  • Short and Long Term Disability.
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave.

We'd love for you to join the team!

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Wound Care Nurse (RN)

SelectMark
Gulfport, MS
Full Time

Published on 04/21/2021

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