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LPN Wound Care Specialist, Wound Care

Memorial Health

Posted 30+ days ago
Springfield, IL 62781
Competitive
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Job Description

Under the supervision of a RN/Case Manager, performs the primary function of an LPN in the care of patients in the Wound Healing Center.  Is responsible for meeting the established WHC Standards of Nursing Practice in the management of all assigned patients.  Assists physicians/Case Manager with the implementation of wound treatment plans.  Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research finding into evidence-based clinical practice.  Contributes to quality improvement processes.  Adheres to the SMH Mission, Vision, and Values, federal and state laws, Joint Commission standards and professional and ethical practice.

Job Requirements

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Valid state license to practice practical nursing required.
  • Valid CPR certification required.
  • Maintains state required CME.

Experience:

  • Prior computer experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in medical/surgical, home health or clinic setting preferred.  Wound Care experience preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to position and /or transfer an average adult and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing.  Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills.
  • Completion of the 5-6 day, Advanced Wound Care/HBOT training course either offsite or by video conference is required upon hire within 6 months.

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