Job Description

 

Wound Care Nurse Coordinator

Warren Center is seeking a Wound Care Nurse Coordinator to work at our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Queensbury, NY.

The wound care coordinator is responsible for planning, organization, coordination and execution of certain aspects of the assigned facilities Wound Care program as detailed below in accordance with current Federal, State and Local guidelines and regulations, accepted standards of practice, facilities policies, and as may be directed by Administration and/or Director of Nursing.

The wound care coordinator's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct weekly wound rounds with wound care consultant(s) / provider and conduct MD and family notifications (including documenting such notifications), document comprehensive wound notes, and follow-up documentation (care plan updates, order entry, etc.).
  • Complete weekly skin monitoring for all facility residents and document it in PCC.
  • Complete weekly wound assessment documentation in PCC.
  • Review new admissions and readmissions for accurate wound information (within a reasonable time frame)
  • Review new or worsening wounds.
  • Reviews pressure ulcer prevention interventions.
  • Makes recommendations relating pressure relieving devices.
  • Update care plans.
  • Review treatment orders / implementation/ intervention.
  • Complete audits (as applicable).
  • Coordinate wound care with interdisciplinary team (dietitian, rehab. services, social service, nursing) etc.

ABOUT US:

Warren Center is an eighty-bed skilled nursing facility located at 42 Gurney Lane. Our facility provides a wide spectrum of nursing care to the residents of Warren County. We provide short-term rehabilitation services to people who cannot immediately return to their homes because of an accident or illness. We also provide long-term care for individuals who are unable to care for themselves. We look at each person from an individual perspective. We then utilize a team approach working with the residents and their families to develop a unique plan of care to meet their needs. Warren Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium. WMT1991

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