Continuing Healthcare Solutions Wound Care Nurse (RN) Full-Time in Mentor, Ohio
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As a Treatment/Wound Nurse for a CHS facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions.
Obtain report and implement appropriate follow-up action as necessary in relation to the resident’s treatment needs.
Conduct resident rounds as assigned to assess and report the skin condition of each resident, and take necessary follow up action.
Identify special nursing problems and emergency situations and initiate an immediate plan of action according to nursing home policies and procedures.
Instruct nursing assistants in proper, preventive safety measures and use of adaptive equipment to meet the needs of each resident.
Document resident care provided and resident’s response or lack of response to treatment provided.
Assess and report changes in resident’s condition to physician, nursing supervisor and responsible party and to take follow up action as necessary.
Assess special skin problems weekly as to stage, size, sites, depth, color, drainage, and odor of condition. Perform basic nursing skills.
Obtain physician’s orders and any revisions for treatments needed.
Review and update resident care plans as necessary and as assigned in compliance with regulations. Participate in resident care conferences.
Give daily instructions to nursing assistants regarding care that relates to treatments.
Administer treatments according to physician’s orders, to accurately record treatment performed, and to keep weekly progress notes.
Keyword: Resident Treatments, Report Skin Conditions, Daily Pay, wound care, nurse, RN
From: Continuing Healthcare Solutions