Wound Care Nurse - $7,500 Sign-On

ID
2024-21677
FutureCare Facility
FutureCare Homewood
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days

Overview

At FutureCare our Wound Care Nurses are our frontline heroes and are the heart of healthcare. Through their unwavering commitment and hands on approach to deliver the highest standards of quality, our talented compassionate Wound Care Nurses wear a badge of courage as they provide support and care for our residents. Making a difference, providing hope, and better health for tomorrow is what makes us FutureCare! 

 

Voted 12 years in a row in The Baltimore Sun as a “Top Workplace” and recognized in US Newsweek’s publication as “Best Nursing Home”, FutureCare stands out as a leader in managing health care across a continuum of care. We are known for recognizing hard work and dedication and reward our team members for their compassion and care.  We also offer a Competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits Package, Nurse Retention Bonus, Flex/Advance Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, Career Growth Ladder, Employee Referral Bonus Program, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 401K Plan. 

 

NOW OFFERING: Training will be provided for qualified candidates and assistance in getting the Wound Care Certificate. 

 

***SIGN ON BONUS $7,500 FULL-TIME HIRES***

 

***Competitive Starting Salary*** 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all direct wound care activities to assure practices are consistent
  • Identify, plan, implement, and evaluate skin care in residents
  • Manage and treat specific skin disorders
  • Coordinates weekly skin rounds
  • Perform assessment evaluations using techniques including observation, and inspection
  • Confer with the Care Planning Team in the development of the care plan
  • Provide treatment for skin disorders within established wound care protocol
  • Monitor the use of preventive measures such as inspection, turning and positioning
  • Precept new nurses and demonstrate individual procedures to new nursing personnel
  • Order and tracks the usage of supplies/equipment in prevention and treatment
  • Assist in modifying the treatment regimen to meet the needs of the resident, in accordance with established medical practices, the regulatory guidelines and the policies and goals of this facility
  • Provides information to resident and caregivers on prevention techniques and other ways to maintain or improve the general health and psychosocial status of the resident
  • Participates in Performance Improvement program as assigned such as wound and nutrition committee
  • Participate in the planning and conducting of in-service training classes concerning dermatologic nursing skills and procedures used within the facility
  • Abide by the standards identified in FutureCare’s Statement of Corporate Ethics and the Corporate Compliance Plan

 

Qualifications

  • Must hold an active RN license issued in the state of Maryland
  • At least 1 year of nursing experience required
  • Must possess an active certification in wound care
  • Experience with resident’s skin care working in a skilled nursing facility preferred
  • Proven leadership skills to assure smooth unit/area operations and quality resident care
  • Effective communication skills to facilitate positive interpersonal interaction
  • Ability to interact with others in a considerate, helpful, and courteous manner

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