Colonial Manor offers competitive pay as well as excellent benefits such as a 401K, paid sick, paid personal days, paid vacation time (3 weeks your first year!), tuition reimbursement and a credit union. We also offer low cost medical, dental, and vision insurance! Your medical, dental and vision benefits will be effective on the 1st of the month following your start date!!
The RN Wound Nurse is responsible for all wound care for the residents residing in the facility. The RN Wound Nurse holds responsibility for evaluation of wounds, investigation of how wound has occurred, and wound prevention. The RN Wound Nurse is responsible to pick treatments and interventions, document wound note, and follow up weekly. The RN Wound nurse is responsible for completing weekly wound rounds on each unit. The RN Wound nurse maintains statistics and reports (weekly wound report, wound and fall analysis) for QAPI. In cooperation with Staff Development, the RN Wound nurse is partially responsible for nurse education on skin care training. The RN Wound nurse is to follow all infection control policies of the WILMAC corporation. The RN Wound nurse is to be familiar with state inspection regulations. The RN Wound nurse is responsible to hold appropriate communication and coordination with the wound care physician. Appropriate communication with physical therapy for modalities. The RN Wound nurse shall assist in training of nursing staff on appropriate wound care. The RN Wound nurse utilizes established communication systems to maintain necessary reports and to inform team members of changes in residents’ conditions. The RN Wound nurse documents an understanding of the relationship between disease processes and therapeutic interventions. The RN Wound nurse interacts with physicians, residents and families to promote customer service.
RN Wound Nurse Position Qualifications:
Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State Board of Nurse Examiner. Must have the knowledge and ability to apply basic principles of nursing care in accordance with Pennsylvania state nursing acts and standards. Must have previous wound care experience. Must have an understanding of: Administering personal hygienic and therapeutic measures for residents and techniques within the parameters of the wound nurse practice standards. Must know Resident rights and have appropriate communication skills. Will document in the medical record that reflects the residents’ condition, medication and treatments. Prevention of disease and application of universal precautions. Infection control. Experience in care of the elderly, chronically ill, wound care and quality assurance. Wound care and follow up, as well as prevention. Appropriate evaluation of wounds. Understanding of roles and functions of all levels of nursing staff and total health care team Capability for independent decision-making. Appropriate communication with nurses, wound doctor and ordering physicians.