Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Gainesville, FL • Nursing

Job Type: Full-time

Description: Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Job Title Code: WOUNDCRE

FLSA: Nonexempt

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Placement Objective

The purpose of this placement is to give primary skin like residents according to physician orders and also coordinate nursing care in conformity with facility protocols as well as written strategies of care and also take appropriate action with application.

Supervisory Responsibility: None-may direct the work of CNAs and PCAs as needed

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Necessary Job Functions– Principal Accountabilities

  • Recognize, take care of, and treat details skin conditions, such as pressure injuries; diabetic, venous, or arterial ulcers; as well as traumatic or difficult wounds (medical).
  • Supply wound treatment on impacted citizens, in accordance with physician orders, adhering to manufacturer referrals and appropriate strategies.
  • Full a thorough and accurate injury evaluation upon admission, readmission, or notice of a wound. Complete follow-up examinations once a week and as required. Record all assessments in the medical record.
  • Confer with the treatment plan group in the advancement of the thorough care strategy.
  • Record resident care troubles, unusual searchings for, and adjustments in resident’s problem. Report to medical professional, manager, and resident/representative.
  • Display execution of preventative procedures such as turning/positioning, pressure relief gadgets, nutrition/hydration procedures and toileting/incontinence care.
  • Give education and learning to resident/representative as needed on topics concerning nutrition, preventative steps, and also wound healing.
  • Give condition reports at the Standards of Treatment conference weekly and at the Quality Control Performance Improvement board monthly.
  • Participate in or join continuing education and learning pertaining to wound monitoring. Total all designated training and also abilities competency, as figured out by the facility assessment as well as facility training plans.
  • Acquire doctor orders for treatment and also therapy of injuries. Record and launch orders properly. Order unique therapy products and devices, with supervisor authorization.
  • Carry out medication, as required, per center policy and also licensure guidelines and also finish the appropriate paperwork.
  • Aid with discharge planning via recognition of discharge needs as well as giving resident/family education and learning as needed.
  • Serve on, participate in, as well as participate in board conferences as needed or selected.
  • Assist with admission, discharge or treatment of residents as needed.
  • Assure resident security with strict adherence to protocols, plans, and treatments, open communication with locals, supervisors, and also colleagues, and cautious monitoring of citizens, equipment, as well as environmental conditions.

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Other Job Functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Expertise of clinical principles (symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug homes as well as communications, as well as precautionary health care).
  • Expertise of appropriate federal, state, and also neighborhood guidelines
  • Understanding of treatment methods and also treatments, particularly related to wound care
  • Dental as well as written communication skills
  • Important thinking and also complex analytic skills
  • Client service abilities
  • Abilities to observe resident condition
  • Have to display professionalism and reliability, initiative, positive attitude, as well as problem for others
  • Must be anxiety forgiving, self-motivated, participating, team-oriented, and trustworthy.
  • Efficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software application.

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

Physical Demands/Environment:

The physical needs defined right here are representative of those that should be satisfied by a staff member to efficiently carry out the essential functions of this work. Sensible accommodations may be made to allow individuals with impairments to execute the necessary features.

  • Stand, traverse, ascend/descend stairs, move/transport carts weighing over 100 extra pounds, transport tools/equipment, grip and also manipulate tools/equipment to establish. Periodically move devices evaluating approximately 25 extra pounds.
  • Move resident as necessary, stretch, bend, stoop, squat, twist, crouch, kneel, and equilibrium to accessibility all resident body parts, observe skin shade, spot vital indications and also devices alarms/messages.
  • Operate computer, read, stay in a fixed setting, converse with others.
  • Legibly total forms; perform information access of information. Remain in a stationary placement for extended periods.
  • Converse with others, compose legibly, review and understand written/verbal info. Interact directions or demonstrate tasks.
  • Lift and carry approximately 35 pounds regularly; as much as 75 pounds occasionally.
  • Stand and stroll often, sit for extensive durations; simple understanding; great hand control; near vision; much vision; hear conversation; speak

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023


Minimum Requirements

Education: Associate degree in Nursing, or equivalent, is required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or equivalent, is desired.  

Experience: Experience performing the essential functions of the position is desirable.

Certification/License: Florida Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in good standing is required. Continuing education in wound care and pressure injury staging required. Certification in wound care preferred, but not required. Candidates are required to attain and maintain CPR certification within 90 days after hire. State background check standards must be maintained as a condition of continued employment in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapters 435 and 408.809 and Florida Administrative Code 59A-35.090.

Wound Care Nurse in USA for 2023

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