Job: Wound Nurse (RN or LPN) (Full time) - Mesa

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Job Description

Job Number:1593
Job Title:Wound Nurse (RN or LPN) (Full time) - Mesa
Category: LPN/RN/Nurse Management
Facility:Sante of Mesa (AZ)
Location:Mesa, AZ
Salary Range:
Shift:
Status:Full-Time
   
  The Wound Nurse is responsible for nursing care of guests with  potential or actual skin integrity issues and/or wounds. The Nurse  participates in guest care as a care provider and teacher to ensure safe  and therapeutically effective nursing care.

General Responsibilities:
  • Admit, transfer, and discharge guests, as necessary.  
  • Complete and file required record-keeping forms/charts upon the guest's admission, transfer, and/or discharge.  
  • Enter physicians orders to the electronic medical record, cardex, medication cards, treatment/care plans.  
  • Chart nurses notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided to the guest, as well as the guest's response to the care.  
  • Review medication cards for completeness of information, accuracy in the transcription of the physicians order, and adherence to stop order policies. Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the physician.  
  • Consult with the guest's physician in providing care, treatment, rehabilitation, etc.  
  • Notify the guest's attending physician and next-of-kin when there is a change in condition.  
  • Administer professional services such as; catheterization, tube feedings, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, and drainage bags, taking blood, giving massages and range of motion exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as needed.   
  • Obtain sputum, urine and other specimens for lab tests as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must currently hold, or be eligible to obtain prior to date of hire, RN or LPN licensure through the Arizona State Board of Nursing.  
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year RN or LPN experience in a LTC/SNF/or Rehab setting.   
  • Wound Care Certification required.   
  • Nursing experience in ostomy and continence strongly preferred.
Skills, Knowledge, or Ability:
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.  
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.  
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a guest's condition.
Working Conditions and Physical/Sensory Requirements:
  • Moves constantly during working hours.  
  • Is involved with guests, personnel, visitors, government agencies, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.  
  • Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset guests, family members, personnel, and visitors.  
  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).  
  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.  
  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.  
  • Maintains a liaison with the guests, their families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for the guests' needs.  
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.  
  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will  enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the  requirements of this position can be fully met.  
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal  integrity, and the ability to work effectively with guests, personnel,  and support agencies.  
  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25  pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move,  and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.


Additional Information:
In order to be considered for this position, your resume must reflect all relevant licenses, certifications, education, and experience noted in the requirements and minimum qualification sections of this job posting. Without this information, candidates cannot be considered for positions to which they may be qualified.

Upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Securitys I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States. Sante is not able to support VISA sponsorships.

 

Locations

Glendale, AZ
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Phoenix, AZ 85069
Phoenix, AZ
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Phoenix, AZ 85001
Santé of N. Scottsdale
17490 N. 93rd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation Services
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Surprise, AZ 85378
Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation Services
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Mesa, AZ 85206
Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation Services
10575 N. 114th St., Ste. #101
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Santé Hospice and Palliative Care
8502 E. Princess Dr., Suite #200
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Santé of Chandler
825 S. 94th Street
Chandler, AZ 85224
Santé of Mesa
5358 E. Baseline Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85206
Santé of Surprise
14775 W. Yorkshire Drive
Surprise, AZ 85374
Santé of Tucson
2040 N Wilmot Road
Tucson, AZ 85712
Santé Operations (AZ)
8502 E. Princess Drive, suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Not Specified
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Not Specified, NS 99997
Santé Operations (OR)
1220 20th St. SE, Suite #300
Salem, OR 97302
Encore Communities – Clearbrook Inn
12295 Schold Place N.W.
Silverdale, WA 98383
Encore Communities – Country Meadows
12169 Country Meadows Ln. N.W.
Silverdale, WA 98383
Encore Communities – Northwoods Lodge
2321 Schold Place N.W.
Silverdale, WA 98383
Encore Communities – The Ridge
1501 Tower View Circle NW
Silverdale, WA 98383
Santé (WA)
17201 15th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98155
Glendale, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Santé of N. Scottsdale
Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation Services
Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation Services
Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation Services
Santé Hospice and Palliative Care
Santé of Chandler
Santé of Mesa
Santé of Surprise
Santé of Tucson
Santé Operations (AZ)
Not Specified
Santé Operations (OR)
Encore Communities – Clearbrook Inn
Encore Communities – Country Meadows
Encore Communities – Northwoods Lodge
Encore Communities – The Ridge
Santé (WA)

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