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Wound Care Nurse - RN/LPN

Company: Wellbrooke of Kokomo
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

LIFE AT TRILOGY:
Trilogy Health Services was founded in December 1997 and is an innovative, dynamic senior living company based out of Louisville, KY. We are a Fortune Best Places to Work in Aging Services, a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Glassdoor's Top 100 Best Companies to Work. Trilogy has over 100 locations and continues to grow across IN, OH, MI and KY. We offer an outstanding opportunity for a motivated and focused individual to join our growing company and experience the Trilogy Difference. We care for you while you care for others. #C4U

The Trilogy Advantage

  • Guaranteed retention bonus paid quarterly
  • Additional bonus potential with an annual bonus
  • Student loan repayment, scholarships, and tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive salary and weekly pay
  • No agency staffing - we're 100% Team Trilogy
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance kick in on the first of the month after your start date
  • 401(k) match
  • Monthly employee celebrations
  • Fully vaccinated teams (some accommodations can be made for religious/medical reasons)
  • And so much more!
    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Team Trilogy - It's Where You Belong
    WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
    A Wound Care Nurse coordinates treatment to provide comprehensive wound assessments and plan of care including goals, implementation of treatment, evaluation and outcomes for patients throughout the organization. Provides residents, family, and staff education regarding wound management, prevention of pressure ulcers, support surfaces, dressing selections and other therapies. Participates in performance plan of the organization.

    Our nurses love Trilogy for the stability, meaningful work, and great team. If you're looking to grow as an nurse, Trilogy is where you belong!

    Hi! We're glad you're thinking about joining us.

    Trilogy is a great place for nurses. We're a close-knit team that's walking the walk when it comes to caring for our residents. One of the things we enjoy most is coming together to make people smile and giving residents' families peace of mind. We love it here and we think you will too.

    Working in long-term care offers tons of rewards you won't find anywhere else: an unparalleled sense of stability, great pay, and did we mention amazing benefits! People support your growth here and there's a team spirit that makes the tough days a whole lot easier. That's Trilogy.

    The best place you've ever belonged.

    Whether you're looking for a new chapter, a change of pace, or a helping hand, Trilogy is where you can build a more rewarding career.

    Create relationships that mean something.

    Nurses at Trilogy do all the things you'd expect an nurse to do anywhere else. But what sets us apart is that everyone here cares deeply about coming to work with a servant's heart and a collaborative spirit. The relationships you build here make Trilogy truly special. From nursing to food service to housekeeping, careers here are rewarding because of the consistent people you meet, work with, and get to know. It's not at all like the fast-paced in-and-out of other hospitals, restaurants, and hotels.

    WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
    Here's what you'll do when you join us:
    • Performing wound assessment, reassessment and management of all patients and per policy.
    • Knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and dermal systems.
    • Utilizes principles of current wound management theory when providing care to patients with acute and chronic wounds.
    • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of staging system of wounds.
    • Develops skin care programs to prevent skin breakdown of patients.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patients age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
    • Ability to review plan of care indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan for effectiveness.
    • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
    • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
    • Knowledgeable of medications/treatment and their correct administration based on age of the patient and clinical condition.
    • A resource person to physicians, nursing and other staff. Provides in-services on wound prevention, wound care, ostomy care and incontinence for nursing staff.
    • Communicates appropriately and clearly too nursing leaders, nursing staff and physicians.
    • Consults other healthcare professionals/departments as appropriate to provide interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
    • Documentation meets current standards and practices.
    • Attends seminars, conferences, continuing educations classes in the areas of wound prevention, wound management and ostomies. Participates in professionals societies. Stays current with changes, new advances/treatment in wound care.
    • Serves as a liaison between physicians, patients and manufacturers of clinical products.
    • Operates all equipment correctly and safely.
    • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
    • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
    • Travel including overnight stay as necessary.
      If you have these qualifications, we'd love to chat:

      • Registered Nurse
      • Wound certification: Wound Care Certification (WCC), Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse (CWOCN) or Certified Wound Nurse (CWCN) required
      • Must possess, at minimum, a Nursing Degree or diploma from an accredited college or university. Must have and maintain a current, valid RN license and current, valid CPR certification required.
      • Three (3) to five (5) years experience as a licensed nurse. Healthcare, senior living or long-term care experience preferred.
      • Exemplary computer skills that include knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of products.LOCATION:Wellbrooke of KokomoKokomoIndianaTEXT ONE OF OUR RECRUITERS:Erica (765) 249-3925Required
        Preferred
        Job Industries
        • Customer Service

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