Wound Care Nurse
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 3/17/2020

Job Description

Riverside Health and Rehab,
2375 Baker Hospital Blvd 
Charleston, SC 29405 
P: 843-744-2750

Shift-  Monday-Friday and Required on-call

Its a GREAT time to join our team at Riverside Health & Rehab!

  • NEW Nursing Loan Repayment Program!
  • New and improved employee benefits package!

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. 

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator and motivator and have excellent leadership skills.
  • Must have a current, unencumbered RN or LPN/LVN license valid in -SC
  • 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:

All of our employees are valued and receive a competitive hourly rate; our full time team members are also offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Tickets at Work - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

 

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Req. ID:012271 | 90137 - Riverside Health and Rehab

Job Snapshot

About Us

Riverside Health and Rehab is a 160-bed skilled nursing facility in Charleston, South Carolina. Riverside serves many types of patients, with both short and long-term care needs. Patient-centered care is at the heart of what we do at Riverside Health and Rehab. We work together, and listen to our patient’s/ resident’s needs to obtain a common goal of improving functioning so that they can return to a full, productive life.