Morgantown Care & Rehabilitation Center

Morgantown Care & Rehabilitation Center

Morgantown, KY, US, 42261

Description:

Wound Care Nurse (RN or LPN)

Monday – Friday

Please apply online. To talk with someone from our team directly, call/text Sarah at 502.631.2273

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Morgantown Care Rehabilitation Center is a 122 bed facility located three miles off the William Natcher Parkway (at exit 26) and rests on the Green River. Conveniently close to hospitals and medical offices, this 122-bed skilled nursing facility offers a variety of comprehensive programs and services such as in-patient therapy and out-patient therapy, Rehab to Home Program on its own floor with 16 private rooms, Quality of Life activities program, Chaplain Program, and a secure unit for dementia care. The facility has a tremendous volunteer base that offers extensive socialization opportunities for the residents. Morgantown’s friendly staff is dedicated in helping each resident reach their goals and achieve the highest level of functioning.

Signature HealthCARE is a family-based healthcare company that offers integrated services in 10 states across the continuum of care: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living, memory care, home health, cognitive care, and telemedicine.

Signature HealthCARE has a vision to radically change the landscape of healthcare forever. It’s more than a corporation… it’s a Revolution. We are currently seeking an innovative and progressive leader to join the mission as our Wound Care-Treatment Nurse (RN or LPN).

We’re currently hiring for the position Wound Care-Treatment Nurse (RN or LPN) to join our team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide nursing care to residents as prescribed by the physician and in accordance with standards of nursing practice and regulations and as directed by the Director of Nursing.

* Perform all preventive skin care, dressing changes and wound care.

* Monitor the treatment of decubitus ulcers with appropriate documentation and communication to physician and family.

* Make rounds with physician, as needed, to discuss the care of residents who are currently receiving decubitus or catheter care.

* Assess weekly nutrition/hydration of residents with State I to Stage IV decubitus ulcers and evaluate and initiate additional nutritional intake, as required.

* Assist in resident care planning when resident is currently being monitored by Treatment Nurse.

* Notify physician of new skin problems, changes of condition and when skin conditions heal.

Job Requirements:

* Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with required current state licensure.

* Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years related nursing experience.

* Wound Care certification (WCC) required

* Must have a current/active CPR certification.

* Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality

SignatureHealthcare is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.