Wound Care Coordinator - RN
Company: Genesis Healthcare
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Genesis is one of the leading providers of healthcare services
from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living
options and professional clinical services. We are changing how
care is delivered by bringing together people like you --
passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.
Here's your opportunity Registered Nurses to lead the change and
join a nursing community of skin health professionals. At Genesis,
we strive to achieve world class skin health and wound care. We
believe that skin is the outward measure of our patients' health
and a nursing centers' overall health too. That's why we are
looking for compassionate, motivated RNs with a wound focus to
integrate and lead a patient-centered team approach for skin health
and wound care.
In this highly specialized position with a strong emphasis on
education, you will collaborate with nursing center management and
staff along with clinical leadership, Wound Specialists (NWS),
vendors and others to effectively communicate with patients and
their families regarding the prevention and management of skin and
wounds. You will also support central supply serving as the
clinical expert for skin, wound, and incontinent products and
provide oversight for durable medical equipment related to the
prevention and management of wounds.
Position Highlights *Lead and integrate a fully developed Skin
Health and Wound management program. *Use Evidenced Based
Guidelines *Own access to a robust formulary for all skin and wound
interventions/treatment categories. *Possess advanced technology
for wound photography with automated incident/prevalence reporting
available - no additional paperwork! *Obtain immediate skin/wound
training, support and coaching by national wound specialists.
*Ability to actively engage in enhancing the skin and wound
program. *Collaborate, integrate and support nursing center skin
and wound efforts with an interdisciplinary team to include
nursing, therapy, dietitians and others! *Advance your skill set
with advanced internal skin and wound trainings. *Participate in a
bonus program for achieving nursing center skin health and pressure
injury prevention goals and objectives. *Receive reimbursement for
wound certification and annual fees. *Work a desirable
Monday-Friday dayshift schedule (as part of a nursing center team,
occasional evening/weekend hours may be required).
Why Genesis? We improve the lives we touch through the delivery of
high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion!
*We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of
Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a culture of care and
compassion. We focus on improving the quality of care through
creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do. *We
Develop YOU! We provide career ladders, education and training
opportunities so you can build a long and successful career with
Genesis. *We Appreciate YOU! We value your contributions to the
Genesis mission and vision and instill an environment of teamwork
and enjoyment in working together. We recognize and celebrate our
shared successes. *We are Committed to YOU! We know you are the
vital link between Genesis, our patients and residents! We inspire
you to be your best self.
*Must possess a RN license (MPT/DPT with leadership
review/approval) *Must complete Skin Health Team Lead orientation
training and Wound Basics within 90 days of hire *Commitment to
attend monthly support calls is required. *Must have national
accredited wound certification(CWS, CWCN, WCC, CWON, WOC, AWCC)or
be committed to complete Advanced Wound Training and national
accredited Wound Certification within 1 year of hire (For those
hired with wound certification, completion of a fast-track hybrid
program for regulatory wound care requirements will be provided)
*Clinical experience in a skilled nursing setting is strongly
preferred. *Discharge planning experience is strongly preferred.
*Knowledge and experience with clinical charting, incident
reporting and investigation response is required. *Must have a
strong knowledge base of acceptable standards of care for nurses,
providers, therapists, dietitians, and others on the nursing center
team. *Experience in team building and demonstrating respect for
the interprofessional team in wound management. *Must have
knowledge of national wound guidelines and wound products.
*Knowledge of nursing home regulations and survey process is
required. *Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, Database Management,
PowerPoint skills are required. To protect the health and safety of
our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the
communities we serve, Genesis has implemented a universal COVID-19
vaccination requirement for employees, care partners and onsite
Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities are proud to
practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
Genesis provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
actual or perceived disability, marital status, genetic
information, amnesty, or status as covered veterans in accordance
with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Genesis takes
affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered
veterans. This policy is fully supported by the CEO, COO and all
members of the leadership team.
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