Travel Nursing or Contract Wound Care RN Job in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

RN - Wound Care

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Type of Job: Travel Nursing or Contract

Shift: 1

Duration: 13 weeks

Start Date: 2017-01-30

Job Description

A Wound Care Registered Nurse specializes in wound management. They provide care for the patient, promoting quick healing of wounds such as:

  • Bedsores
  • Ulcers
  • Abscesses
  • Ostomy sites
  • Feeding tubes
  • Ports
  • Recent surgeries
Wound Care RNs may need to consult with physicians to determine the need for antibiotics, surgical debridement or surgical drains in the case of serious wounds. Wound Care Registered Nurses also work with patient caregivers to teach them about wound care and to discuss how to handle the patient's case.

Responsibilities

As a Wound Care Nurse your responsibilities include:
  • Checking a wound to decide how severe the wounds are and signs of infection.
  • Cleaning out dead tissue and foreign materials.
  • Developing a treatment plan.
  • Ongoing inspections and cleaning of the wound(s).
  • Re-bandaging when necessary.

Requirements

One year of experience as a wound care nurse within the past two years.
Active Nursing License in good standing.
Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

You can earn up to $250 when you find a travel or contract job at TPC and that's in addition to any bonuses from the agency!
 

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