• Certified Wound Care LPN

    Job Locations US-IL-Lombard
    Job ID
    2018-3862
    Category
    Clinical - Other
    Address
    2100 South Finley Road
    Work Type
    Full Time
    Work Schedule
    Days
  • Overview

    Teamwork is what we’re all about at Lexington Health Care, working together to achieve positive patient outcomes. We realize that when you collaborate, great things are possible; for your patients, and for your career. Lexington proudly employs more than 2,500 employees allowing us to provide an immeasurable value to the communities we serve. So much of who we are comes from being an organization dedicated to the highest attainable quality of care available today. In an industry filled with rapid change and growth, our commitment to family values will never change. As a family owned organization, we have always maintained a unique perspective. Our reputation as a leading health care employer is unmatched. Come see for yourself why it’s so fulfilling to be a part of Lexington!

    Responsibilities

    • The Certified Wound Care Nurse LPN, is responsible for the overall management of the all wound care in the facility, including the provision of treatments to patients/residents with regular updates to the physician and other members of the clinical team.
    • Assessments are completed on a routine basis with regular measurements taken to assess for wound healing.
    • The Wound Care Nurse takes the lead in educating peer staff in proper wound care and is a resource for other clinical staff.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
    • Licensed Practical Nurse with a Certified Pharmacology Course.
    • Wound Care Certification required.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to excellence in wound care.
    • Good organizational skills.
    • In-depth knowledge of current standards of practice in wound care.
    • Excellent communication with other members of the health care team.
    • Willingness to become a member of the WOCN Society (Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Society).
    • Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language.

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