Wound Care Nurse (RN) - Full-time - Weekend Only

ID212904
Full Time Regular
100 Medical Plaza
Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367
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Job Description

SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital

Bridgeton and Lake St. Louis, MO 

This position would involve some local travel between our Bridgeton and Lake St. Louis Hospitals

Wound Care Nurse (RN) - full time

Schedule - Weekend only (Fri/Sat/Sun or Sat/Sun/Mon) 

12 hour shifts

Sign-on bonus up to $17,000 for FT RNs

An excellent opportunity is currently available for a nurse to assume a highly visible and specialized role as a Wound Care Nurse (RN). 

In this capacity, you will be responsible for providing superior care to medically complex patients in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. Act as a nursing educator providing ongoing nursing education activities including nursing orientation, patient and family teaching and other nursing education initiatives under the direction of the Chief Nursing Offier.

Join us to experience a fantastic culture with a real work/life balance, unbeatable patient/nurse experience, better outcomes, and wonderful facilities!

 

Benefits of becoming a Wound Care Registered Nurse (RN) with us:

  • You are a valued member of our nursing team
  • The ability to share your passion for educating others
  • Growth opportunities with a successful organization that offers relocation opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • A high success rate of patients being discharged home
  • Select Medical’s Inpatient Specialty Hospital Division (CIRH & IPR) provides student loan repayment assistance for eligible full-time employees. 
  • Clinical Ladder programs vary per location

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Nursing, Quality, and 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 and identifies targeted QI activities to improve wound outcomes and mitigate pressure injury development.
  • 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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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

**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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