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Wound Care Nurse (Registered Nurse)

Company: Phoenix Center for Rehabilitation and Pediatrics
Location: Wanaque
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Phoenix Center for Rehabilitation and Pediatrics - The Phoenix Center for Rehabilitation & Pediatrics is a 200+ bed skilled nursing facility caring for both the geriatrics and pediatrics populations. We are currently seeking a Wound Care Registered Nurse to join our team.
At the Phoenix Center, we maintain the highest standard of care and service for residents, families, and our valued employees. We are teamwork oriented and offer a professional working environment. -Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community and to maximize patient outcomes. We treat residents, family members, and employees with respect, dignity, and compassion. We work to maintain the highest standards of care.
Benefits to working at the Phoenix Center:
- - - - - - - - - Competitive salary
- - - - - - - - - Medical, dental, and vision benefits
- - - - - - - - - 401K retirement plan
- - - - - - - - - Paid time off
- - - - - - - - - Differential pay
- - - - - - - - - Referral bonus
- - - - - - - - - Service awards
Responsibilities as a Wound Nurse:
The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for coordinating wound care assessments, prevention, and to provide recommendations to the medical staff. Other responsibilities include:

Develop nursing care plans for residents at risk or currently with skin integrity issues including treatments protocols
Monitor and assess any new skin observation alerts
Work in conjunction with the DON in supervising the wound care programs
Provide basic wound care training to all new nurses and therapy staff, provide ongoing in-services and training relating to all skin and wound care
Evaluate, plan, and implement effective plans of care with open communication with both residents and families
Make sound decisions in response to changes in condition and/or response to treatment
Educate staff on protocols that preserve integrity of the skin and promote wound healing

Requirements for a Wound Nurse:

Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey
Experience as Wound Care Nurse in a long-term care setting a plus
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

The Phoenix Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. -

Keywords: Phoenix Center for Rehabilitation and Pediatrics, Paterson , Wound Care Nurse (Registered Nurse), Healthcare , Wanaque, New Jersey

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