Signature HealthCARE of Buckhead

Signature HealthCARE of Buckhead

Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Description:

Full-Time Wound Care Nurse:

**1-3 years of Previous Wound Care Experience or Certification (WCC) Required**:

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Signature HealthCARE of Buckhead is a newly renovated, 179 bed, 4 story high rise located in the heart of beautiful Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia, within walking distance of upscale restaurants and only blocks away from some of the finest hotels in the Atlanta area. Attractions such as the Lenox Mall, the Atlanta Aquarium, Turner Field, Underground Atlanta and the Coca Cola factory are nearby, and downtown Atlanta is 3 miles away: close enough to enjoy but far enough from Atlanta’s traffic congestion!

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.