• Wound Care Nurse

    Job Locations US-VA-Colonial Heights
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Center Name
    Colonial Heights Health Care Center
    Position Type
    Full-Time (37.5+)
  • Overview

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    Now Hiring - Wound Care Nurse - Colonial Heights, VA


     Colonial Heights HealthCare Center


    The Colonial Heights HealthCare Center mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to Maximizing Patient Outcomes. We treat Residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our Centers and Communities. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for Residents, families and our valued employees.


    We are proud to Offer:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401k Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • And More!

    If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide. We have a graciously appointed facility with strong belief in patient care and service; join us at our beautiful facility!


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer





    The Wound Care Nurse is responsible for developing, coordinating, monitoring and managing the centers wound care program. Monitors and works to improve clinical outcomes.


    1. Develops and implements wound care program to include patient care protocols, documentation tools and wound care formulary.
    2. Establishes standards of care, competencies, policies and procedures in quality, cost-efficient, and effective skin care wound management for all clinical staff, including: Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Physical Therapist, Nursing Assistants, Dietician and Medical Doctors.
    3. Empowers all clinical staff to effectively assess wounds, recommend appropriate protocols, and advocates with physicians.
    4. Educates staff on protocols that preserve integrity of the skin and promote wound healing.
    5. Oversees the ulcer prevention and management program including tracking and reporting pressure ulcers. Acquisition and appropriate use of specialty beds and other pressure reduction devices, compression devices and wound vacuum systems.
    6. Identifies patient’s needs and communicates that need to the patient’s physician.
    7. Provides basic wound care training and orientation to all new nursing and therapy staff on hire; provides ongoing in-services and training relating to skin and wound care.
    8. Works with vendors to maintain cost effective wound care formulary.
    9. Participates in performance improvement activities.
    10. Participates in marketing programs as needed.



    Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

    Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse.

    BLS certification

    Current IV certification





    License Required / Type



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