Wound Care Nurse
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 6/15/2017

Job Description

Edgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center

1101 Windbell Dr.

Mesquite, TX 75149

972-288-8800

About the Position:

Working in long-term care provides an opportunity unique from all other types of health care facilities. Unlike nursing in other settings, long term care provides the opportunity to practice truly holistic nursing care while fostering a lasting connection between caregivers, patients, and their families. It requires a special kind of nursing professional; one with compassion, patience, dedication, and true commitment to improving the health and lives of patients at a delicate time in their lives. The Wound Care Nurse works in harmony with the nursing staff assessing, treating, and creating care plans for patients with complex wounds, ostomies, and/or continence conditions. If you are a Wound Care Nurse with a true passion for patient care and compassion for others and a commitment to teamwork, apply today!

Position Summary:

The Wound Care Nurse will provide consultation and direct assistance in the management of patients with altered skin integrity (pressure necrosis, wounds, fistulas, etc). They will offer in-service programs as needed to assist nursing, rehabilitation and medical staff to maintain knowledge and competence in wound care. The Wound Care Nurse will also collect, analyze and document information and statistics related to wounds in the facility, as well as perform clinical evaluations for potential wound admissions. 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator and motivator and have excellent leadership skills.
  • Must have a current, unencumbered RN or LPN (or LVN) license valid in - ___
  • 1-2 years wound care experience required
  • Wound Care Certification (WOCN) preferred
  • 1 years of long term care experience preferred
  • Must demonstrate the ability to provide superior customer service
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize many tasks effectively
  • Must be a team player!

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefit package for full time employees, including medical/dental insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, PTO, 401 (k), tuition reimbursement, flexible spending accounts, in-facility education programs and so much more.

Salary commensurate with experience.

*Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug-free Smoke-free work environment.

M/F/H/V

www.fundltc.com

Job Snapshot

About Us

Edgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center is a 142-bed skilled nursing facility located in Mesquite, Texas. As the newest facility to arrive in Mesquite, our team is excited to bring new services to our community; especially our Pulmonary Unit! Our staff is recognized for its quality clinical practices, positive patient outcomes, and innovative therapies- all while being friendly and attentive. Our staff trained provides medical and clinical care for individuals with a broad range of needs, from basic assistance with activities of daily living to residents needing complex medical care.