Post Acute Medical Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurse-FT Days-Denver in Denver, Colorado
Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurse
Full Time Days
*Denver, CO *
Post Acute Medical,*LLC (PAM, LLC)* is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service. With over 42 Long Term Acute Care and Rehabilitation hospitals and 16 Outpatient Clinics currently in operation across the country, we are proud to offer services including comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning, amputation treatment, pain management and much more.
Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay, generous paid benefit time, and excellent insurance options, you will also have opportunities for professional growth through our Education Advancement Program.
We are excited to learn more about you and hope that you consider joining us on a shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program. Please take a moment to visit us online at www.postacutemedical.com for a comprehensive look at how we're able to positively impact our local communities.
Post Acute Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The* Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurse*is responsible for:
Coordinating wound care therapy into the total nursing care plan for patients
Participating in patient and family teaching
Providing leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.
Assessing the patient’s skin condition and wound care needs upon admission
- Setting weekly goals and recommending appropriate nursing actions to meet those goals
- Reporting pertinent observations and reactions regarding patients to the appropriate person (i.e. physicians, charge nurse and/or Wound Care Specialist) and recording those observations accurately and concisely
- Participating in team conferences in development of individualized nursing care plans as they relate to wound care
- Administering medications and performing treatments to assigned patients within the wound care environment
Participating in orientation of new personnel
Participating in unit quality assurance and improvement
Participating in hospital committees as designated
Attending mandatory hospital education and unit meetings
Adhering to and enforcing hospital dress code policy
Actively participating in the identification of areas for improvement and participating in the improvement process
Providing education for Clinical Staff quarterly
The* Wound Care Licensed Practical Nurse*must:
Have graduated from an accredited school of nursing
Have a current LPN license for the state in which the hospital resides
Have a current CPR certification and maintain the same
Have two years direct patient care experience
Experience in wound care is preferred
Facility: PAM Specialty Hospital of Denver
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1