Wound Care Nurse (per diem)

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A stronger bond with patients
A stronger impact on recovery

As a per diem Wound Care Nurse, you’ll be part of the connection between compassionate care and the real, positive results your patients are striving to achieve. Use your skills within our inpatient rehabilitation setting to provide the nursing perspective and attention to detail that our highly specialized, integrated team approach requires. Elevate expectations and outcomes with national post-acute care leader Encompass Health.


What Makes Encompass Health Careers Different—and Better:


Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.


Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you’ll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:



Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Vineland, NJ

This is an on-call position that will work a schedule based on patient acuity, diagnosis, length of stay, and required care.



The Wound Care Nurse provides wound care services in accordance with applicable federal, state regulatory and company standards to ensure the delivery of quality patient care is rendered at all times.  The Plan of Care and physician orders are followed with regard to wound care treatments.  This position functions under the direction of an RN or physician, demonstrating above average communication skills, personal integrity, and works effectively with patients, family members, physicians, staff, and outside agencies as required.  The position leads hospital wound education efforts as well as educates patients and family members on wounds and wound care topics. While this position does not specifically supervise clinical staff, as the leader o the wound care program in the hospital this person does guide clinical team on wound care treatment.  This position requires continuous updating of education and treatment techniques in the delivery of wound care.


• RN licensure in the state of New Jersey.

• Nurse Practitioner (NP) certification required.

• 1 year experience as a NP and 5 years experience as a RN.

• Masters of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) required.

• CPR certification required.

• Completion of a WOCN Society accredited educational program in ostomy management and/or certification by the WOCNCB in ostomy care (CWOCN, COCN, CWON)

• Advanced knowledge, skills, abilities, and judgment; functions in an advanced level as determined by the nurse's position; and is not required to have additional regulatory oversight. 


About us:


Helping patients regain hope and independence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. We operate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 36 states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven by our core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do what’s right, focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.


Realize the powerful difference you can make. Take this opportunity to join our team.


To learn more about us, visit us online at encompasshealth.com

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Equal Opportunity Employer


Address: 1237 W. Sherman Ave., Vineland 08360
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 1925055
Contact Name - External: Jeffrey Nardo
Contact Email - External: Jeff.Nardo@encompasshealth.com