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  • Wound Care Licensed Vocational Nurse PRN - CC South

    Job Location US-TX-Corpus Christi
    ID
    2018-10530
    Category
    Nursing
    Facility
    PAM Specialty Hospital of Corpus Christi South, a Post Acute Medical Hospital
    Type
    PRN
    # of Openings
    2
  • Overview

     

    Wound Care Licensed Vocational Nurse / LVN 

     

    Post Acute Medical is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing highly trained and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service across the country.  With 27 Long Term Acute Care and Rehabilitation facilities currently serving our local communities, we are proud to offer a variety of services including comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning, amputation treatment, pain management and much more.

     

    Full-Time Post Acute Medical Employees benefit from:

    • Working in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership
    • Exposure to a variety of patient care levels
    • Competitive pay and generous Paid Benefit Time
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, as well as supplemental insurances
    • Mobile phone discounts with Verizon and AT&T
    • Employee referral bonus program for select skillsets
    • Professional growth through our Education Advancement Program
    • A shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program 

      

    Join the Post Acute Medical / Warm Springs family today!

    To learn more, visit our website at www.postacutemedical.com.

    Responsibilities

    The Wound Care Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for:

    • Coordinating wound care therapy into the total nursing care plan for patients
    • Participating in patient and family teaching
    • Providing leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. 
    • Assessing the patient’s skin condition and wound care needs upon admission
    • Setting weekly goals and recommending appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals
    • Reporting pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e. physicians, charge nurse and/or Wound Care Specialist) and recording those observations accurately and concisely
    • Participating in team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans as they relate to wound care
    • Administering medications and performing treatments to assigned patients within the wound care environment
    • Participating in orientation of new personnel
    • Participating in unit quality assurance and improvement
    • Participating in hospital committees as designated
    • Attending mandatory hospital education and unit meetings
    • Adhering to and enforcing hospital dress code policy
    • Actively participating in the identification of areas for improvement and participating in the improvement process
    • Providing education for Clinical Staff quarterly

    Qualifications

    The Wound Care Licensed Vocational Nurse must:

    • Have graduated from an accredited school of nursing
    • Have a current LPN license for the state in which the hospital resides
    • Have a current CPR certification and maintain the same
    • Have two years direct patient care experience
    • Experience in wound care is preferred

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