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Registered Nurse - Wound Care - Wound Care

Company: Mission Regional Medical Center
Location: Weslaco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Wound CareOverview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professional committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Knapp Medical Center, a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

Knapp Medical Center is an award-winning, not-for-profit hospital in Weslaco, Texas. With 227 beds, the community hospital specializes in emergency care, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, wound care, surgery, cardiology, gastroenterology, critical care, and interventional radiology. Knapp serves as the only acute care hospital in the Mid-Valley area, as well as Weslaco's only Level III Trauma Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, and Level II Newborn Nursery. Knapp has been providing quality and compassionate healthcare to Mid-Valley residents for 60 years. More than 300 physicians serve on the hospital's medical staff. Knapp also serves as one of the largest employers in the Mid-Valley, employing more than 450 people. For more information, please call 956-968-8567 or visit www.KnappMed.org.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse provides direct care in the outpatient wound care clinic as well as evaluating inpatient wounds. Communicate with physicians / charge nurse / co workers, as appropriate regarding changes in the patients treatment, clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies. Has the ability to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

Must have current and valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the state. BCLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current. Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred. Previous Wound care knowledge and or experience preferred (1 Year). Wound Care Certification within first year of hire Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) Certification preferred

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Keywords: Mission Regional Medical Center, Edinburg , Registered Nurse - Wound Care - Wound Care, Healthcare , Weslaco, Texas

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