Wound Care Nurse - RN/LVN
Cornerstone Healthcare Group - Austin, TX

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The Wound Care Nurse coordinates treatment to provide comprehensive wound assessments and plan of care including goals, implementation, evaluation of outcomes for patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric. Provides patient, family and staff education regarding prevention of pressure ulcers and therapeutic support services, dressing selection and adjunctive therapy. Collaborates with clinical staff, physicians and other members of the treatment team to provide the patient with the highest quality and most appropriate wound care. Acts as a resource for the treatment team and clinical staff and assists with staffing as assigned.
Education and Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Minimum one (1) year hospital Medical/Surgical or Rehabilitation experience. Knowledge of principals of infection control. Knowledge of comprehensive wound management including wound assessment, formulation of treatment plan, recommendation of appropriate wound dressing, documentation, evaluation, education, data collection, surveillance and outcome data. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current professional nursing license for state of employment. Must maintain current BLS certification and CPR certification throughout employment. Wound Care certification preferred.

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Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of...