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RN Treatment Nurse

Company: Anchor Lodge
Location: Lorain
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Qualifications: Registered nurseAs a Wound Nurse for a Grace Management Service facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions:Essential Job 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 nursinghome policies and procedures.Instruct nursing assistants in proper, preventive safety measures and use of adaptive equipment to meet the needs of each resident.Control supplies and equipment within the unit.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 takefollow 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.Provide direct resident care.Give daily instructions to nursing assistants regarding care that relates to treatments.Compile information for facility committees as instructed.Administer treatments according to physician's orders, to accurately record treatment performed, and to keep weekly progress notes.Provide clinical supervision to nursing assistants.Assist in the admission/transfer and discharge of residents as necessary and as assigned by the D.O.N.Complete admission/transfer and discharge documentation.Listen to resident, family or physician complaints and to initiate corrective action and/or report special problems to the D.O.N.Personally obtain continuing education related to the long term care field of nursing.Provide charge nurse with concise, accurate report and take follow up action as necessary.Consistently work cooperatively with residents, nursing personnel, physicians, families, consultants, community agencies and ancillary personnel.Supervise and answer call lights within units assigned.Act as a Charge Nurse and cover the floor/various shifts as needed for the best interest of the facility.Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.#INDNUR

Keywords: Anchor Lodge, Lorain , RN Treatment Nurse, Healthcare , Lorain, Ohio

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