Wound Care Nurse - Full-Time ( 3 DAYS A WEEK.NO WEEKENDS)

ID159546
Full Time Regular
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical

West Orange campus

 

Wound Care Nurse/RN

Full Time

7am-7:30PM

3 DAYS A WEEK,NO WEEKENDS

 

 

At Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking an experienced  Wound Care Nurse/ RN (WCC, WOCN) to join our team. This is a Full-Time position primarily located at the West Orange campus 

We Offer:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sick Days
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Join the network of over 50,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities

Responsibilities

The Wound Care Nurse will provide superior care to medically complex patients in collaboration with the physician in a specialized acute care setting.

  • Establishes a leadership role in the wound care program, establishing standards of care across the hospitals and programs in collaboration with Select Medical wound care experts.  
  • Develops and deploys evidence-based clinical protocols and algorithms to support the best clinical outcomes for wound management, including development and updating product formulary.    
  • Establishes competencies for clinicians regarding wound care.                                                                        
  • Collaborates with Medical leadership on wound care initiatives, research questions, and outcome measures to support program innovation and excellence.   
  • Develops educational modules for wound care to be used for internal and external education, including teaching tools for patients and families.         
  • Analyzes patterns of wounds across programs and hospitals, and identifies targeted PI activities to improve wound outcomes and mitigate pressure sore development.  
  • Establishes individual programs and courses directed at increasing staff knowledge, competency, and credentials in support of individual job objectives and the overall goals and mission of the organization.
  • Coordinates competency evaluation and testing for professional staff in collaboration with clinical departments.                                                                             
  • Works in collaboration with Education department to assure coordination of all educational initiatives and activities to support the overall objectives and goals of the department and the organization.   
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing and other clinical education programs.                                                            
  • Maintains the database to track staff education, competency and credentials and utilizes the database to evaluate and plan for future educational activities and programs.         
  • Works under the direction of the Director of Education on nursing education projects and initiatives related to skin, wound and ostomy management.         
  • Collaborates with other members of the Education Department on joint educational initiatives.                                                                           
  • Performs other duties as requested.         

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current and valid NJ RN License required. 
  • Certified BLS from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. 
  • 1 year of related experience required.

Preferred experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred.
  • Certification in Wound Care, CWOCN or CWS is preferred.

Additional Data

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

 

Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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