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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The wound Care LPN is responsible for all assigned nursing care activities to include but not limited
to wound care for patients of all ages and other clinical activities associated with providing safe patient
care. The LPN is responsible for following all WHC policies and procedures, care protocols and
Diversified Clinical Services Practice Guidelines, as directed by a Registered Nurse, or Physician.
The LPN will be responsible for assisting with patient and wound care data conferences, and
continuing education is required as determined by the Program Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned.
  • The LPN must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients served on his/her assigned unit as described in unit based competencies, policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with other staff members, provides bedside patient care, implementing the interventions identified in the plan of care, as directed by RN.
Manage and Maintain Effective Patient Care
  • Ensure appropriate patient care documentation.
  • Implement and assure compliance with wound center and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Maintain familiarity with regulatory standards.
  • Report quality of care issues to staff RN or Program Director.
  • Ensure availability of necessary equipment and supplies.
  • Communicates with all team members regarding therapeutic interventions.
Communication
  • Communicates with staff and physicians to ensure quality of care.
Personal Growth and Development
  • Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS (Basic Life Support), infections control, safety and all unit required skill review.
  • Participates in own employee feedback session identifying individual strengths and areas of growth.
  • Indentifies limitations in own skill/knowledge and seeks consultation from available resources to improve them.
  • Demonstrates commitment to ongoing professional growth and education.
 

We're passionate about healing wounds and changing lives every day.

We train clinicians to provide the best tools and solutions for treating non-healing wounds.

There's great fulfillment in helping patients with chronic wounds.

There's opportunity to become part of something bigger.

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