Wound Care Nurse

Chicago, Illinois
Nursing
02-12-2020
Austin Oasis
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
9a-5:30p

 AUSTIN OASIS

Experienced Wound Care Nurse

 

 

Austin Oasis, a skilled nursing facility is currently seeking a qualified Wound Care Nurse – RN /LPN to join our team. The primary purpose of Wound Care Nurse is to provide for the day to day care needs of the residents in a Skilled Nursing Facility Environment.

 

Job Responsibilities / Position Information for the Wound Care Nurse RN /LPN

  • Provide hands on care to the resident based on the resident Plan of Care.
  • Must be able to identify changes in the resident condition and evaluate the resident care needs.
  • Strong focus assessment skills as well as documentation skills.
  • Must be able to evaluate and participate in the development of the Resident Plan of Care.
  • Monitor the resident overall condition and provide care as required while maintaining compliance with the facility policy and procedures.
  • Provide primary skin care to residents under the medical direction and supervision of the residents’ attending physicians, or the Director of Nursing Services, with an emphasis on treatment and therapy of skin disorders.
  • Must be able to identify, manage, and treat specific skin disorders, primary and secondary lesions, and decubitus ulcers.
  • Ensure that residents with decubitus ulcers received appropriate prophylaxis and treatment such as daily inspection, turning and activity, a well-planned diet, and maintaining a clean, dry bed.
  • Must have at least 1 year experience in wound care