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Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN) - Covington

Post Acute Medical Covington, LA
  • Posted: October 03, 2019
  • As Needed

Overview
Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurse
PRN Days
Post Acute Medical is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service. With over 25 Long Term Acute Care and Rehabilitation facilities currently in operation across the country, we are proud to offer services including comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning, amputation treatment, pain management and much more.
Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay, generous paid benefit time, and excellent insurance options, you will also have opportunities for professional growth through our Education Advancement Program.
We are excited to learn more about you and hope that you consider joining us on a shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program. Please take a moment to visit us online at www.postacutemedical.com for a comprehensive look at how we're able to positively impact our local communities.
***Post Acute Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***
Responsibilities
The Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurseis 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 Practical Nursemust:
  • 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
ID: 2019-18697
Category: Nursing
Facility: PAM Specialty Hospital of Covington, a Post Acute Medical Hospital
Type: PRN
# of Openings: 1

Post Acute Medical

Address

Covington, LA
70434 USA

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