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Wound Nurse (RN or LPN)

Company: Bentwood Nursing & Rehab
Location: Florissant
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Bentwood Nursing & Rehab - Immediately hiring! - Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Wound Nurse
At Bentwood Nursing & Rehab, we deliver the highest quality of care for every resident through our most valuable asset: you. We seek compassionate and thoughtful individuals who share our passion for exceptional care in senior living. Bentwood Nursing & Rehab partners with a vast network of skilled nursing centers across 3 states to support our small team environment of caring professionals with the resources and benefits of a large enterprise. Your legacy of excellence begins when you join us at Bentwood Nursing & Rehab.
Pay, Benefits and Perks of Wound Nurse (RN or LPN):

Competitive Pay Based on Experience
Shift Differential Pay (at participating locations)
8 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO+) added to your balance after 30 days of employment; immediately accrue more PTO as you work! (full-time only)
Earn 8 bonus hours of PTO+ for every quarter of perfect attendance (full-time only)
6 Observed Holidays with premium pay or leave + 1 Floating Holiday for full-time employees
Up to $5,000 per in tuition/education reimbursement per calendar year for approved program of study
Take home up to 75% of your net earned wages at the end of every shift
401(k) Retirement plan with company-matched contributions after 1 year of employment
Medical (Teledoc Included), Dental, Vision, Life and other voluntary Insurances for full-time employees
Have fun with contests and employee appreciation events every month

Essential Functions of Wound Nurse (RN or LPN):

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -
Provide personal care to residents in a manner conductive to their safety and comfort consistent with Company Clinical Policies and Procedures as well as state/federal guidelines and -regulations.
Assesses, treats, and cares for patients with wounds such as pressure ulcers, ostomies, skin breakdowns or other wounds. Treatment tasks include wound debridement, cleaning, bandaging, and working with the care team to determine if other treatments are necessary or creating a plan to boost healing opportunity or preventing wound re-emergence.
Assess residents on admission and -document appropriately as condition changes.
Ability to adequately assess and reassess residents' pain, utilize appropriate pain management techniques, and education resident and family on pain -management.
Interpret test results and take appropriate action on -results.
Promote and support the greatest possible degree of independence for -residents.
Advise oncoming staff of resident's status at beginning and end of shifts and properly documenting.
Contribute knowledge of residents' conditions and document observations as -required.
Promote a safe and clean hazard-free environment for residents, family members, and staff -members
-Assure equipment is clean and functional. Report any malfunctions to -supervisor.
-Ability to function as a team leader and role -mode
-Abide by the Company Clinical policies and procedures for Abuse -Prevention.
-Notify physician of changes in resident's condition and follow through until appropriate action is -taken.
-Accurately and promptly implement physician -orders.
Follow through, as needed, on information given by shift report, resident or -family regarding resident -concerns.
-Implement plan of care for the resident based on assessments and goals as -established by the interdisciplinary care -team.
Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency -situations.
Perform other task and duties as -assigned.

-Qualifications of -Wound Nurse (RN or LPN):

Current LPN or RN State issued license is required
WOCN certification in good standing is required
1 year nursing experience in a long-term care facility is preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with residents and -their family members, and at all levels of the organization
Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations
Ethical practice
Ability to communicate clearly
Strong Professionalism
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to read, write, and speak the English -language
Valid CPR -Certification

EEO Statement:
Our facility provides equal employment opportunities. We are committed to complying with all state, federal, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, programs, reductions in workforce, termination, and recall. Our facility strives to provide equal opportunity for employment to all individuals who are properly qualified and able to perform the duties of their employment, without regard to employees' legally-protected characteristics ("protected class") including: age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex stereotyping, or genetic information.
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Keywords: Bentwood Nursing & Rehab, Florissant , Wound Nurse (RN or LPN), Healthcare , Florissant, Missouri

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