Wound Care Nurse (RN)- Full Time - Float

ID160747
Full Time Regular
909 North Washington Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

Dallas,TX

This position will split time between our Dallas Main campus and Ft. Worth

 

 Full-time Wound Care Nurse (RN)

 

Benefits of becoming an RN with us: 

  • Flexible scheduling with rotating weekends
  • Manageable caseloads
  • A high percentage of patients being discharged home to their families
  • Team-oriented and collaborative culture
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with advancement and relocation opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits package for full-time nurses (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k (with company match), life insurance, short and long term disability
  • Tuition assistance and professional development after first year of employment
  • ADN to BSN program - University of Kentucky

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Plan and organize direct patient care and operational activities in the Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center in collaboration with the Program Director .This includes but are not limited to utilization of skills in organization, leadership, planning, implementing, evaluating and providing care as it relates to the age and specific needs of the patient.  Works within the framework of the State Nurse Practice Act and follows all Select Medical policies and procedures.  The RN complies with hospital, Wound Care & Hyperbaric Department, and nursing standards in the performance of job duties and responsibilities.  The RN supports the goals and objectives of Select Medical and The Wound Care & Hyperbaric Department.

The HBO trained RN in this position will act as the outside attendant and control operator during clinical treatment using monoplace hyperbaric (HBO) chambers.  The individual accepts responsibility and accountability for working within the framework of appropriate regulatory body where it applies and follows all Wound Care & Hyperbaric Department, and Select Medical policies and procedures.  The individual will comply with hospital and nursing philosophy and standards while performing job duties and responsibilities and will demonstrate competence in these essential functions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid State RN License required
  • Previous hospital nursing experience required
  • WCC required
  • Certified BLS required
  • Excellent presentation skills and organizational skills required

Preferred Experience

    • Masters Degree in Nursing or related field preferred
    • CWCN, CWOCN or CWS preferred or certification pending within 1 year

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

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health and Select Medical, carries a well-known reputation for patient care and exceptional quality outcomes. We serve all people through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service. Since opening in 1981, our flagship inpatient rehab hospital in Dallas has received repeated recognition by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best rehab hospitals in the nation.  All of our inpatient hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, including specialty accreditation for our stroke rehab programs. And for five consecutive years we have been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal.

With the combined expertise of our joint venture partners, Baylor Scott & White Rehabilitation has become one of the most recognized and largest rehabilitation providers in the nation. We have continuously grown in size, scope and excellence across North Texas, and in the summer of 2018 our footprint has expanded to include new partners in Central Texas. With this expansion, we have more than 2,300 talented, caring and compassionate team members working in the following environments:

  • 4 inpatient rehab hospitals (free-standing)
  • 2 inpatient rehab units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
  • 9 acute therapy units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
  • 87 outpatient therapy locations (and growing)
  • A home health division covering all of North Texas

Select Medical is an organization that is passionate about safety for our patients and our team members. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Division conducts post-offer employment testing (POET) for a number of job titles including, but not limited to: 

  • Rehabilitation Assistant/Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Environmental Services

  POETS are completed as part of the onboarding process- to be completed before an employee’s first day of work.

**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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