A Wound Care Nurse specializes in wound management. They care directly for the patient, promoting quick healing of wounds such as:
Wound Care RNs may need to consult with doctors to determine the need for antibiotics, surgical debridement or surgical drains in the case of serious wounds. Wound Care RNs also work with patient caregivers to teach them how to care for wounds and to discuss how to handle the patient's case.
As a Wound Care Registered Nurse your duties include:
Assessing a wound to decide the severity of the wounds and signs of infection.
Cleaning out dead tissue and foreign materials.
Creating a treatment plan.
Routine inspections and cleansing of the wound(s).
Changing bandages as needed.
One year of experience as a wound care RN within the past two years.
Active RN License in good standing.
Current BLS through American Heart Association.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
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