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Skin Management / Wound Care Nurse (RN)

Company: Mission Pines Nursing & Rehab Center
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

An equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or otherwise. Minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. POSITION PURPOSEResponsible for managing the skin program for the facility. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITIONAssess all residents weekly to evaluate the condition of their skin and provide appropriate and required documentationMeasure all skin areas weekly and documentInitiate and update all care plan information regarding skinFollow up with physician to report any resident skin problems that arise, and transcribe and follow up with any new ordersPerform skin and related treatments on all residents as assigned, according to Physician's orders and in accordance with professional standardsCommunicate with the physician, residents, family members, charge nurse, other interdisciplinary team members, and facility management regarding resident status as appropriateRepresent the Skin Management meeting on a weekly basis and provide needed information to direct and participate appropriatelyMonitor and adjust equipment use per facility protocol and resident need. Keep an ongoing record of all facility equipment and use. Be available for review of new and upcoming devices that can promote healing and reduce risk of infectionFollow skin protocol of facility and F314Be able to provide weekly skin log, utilize computer programs available, and take responsibility for the prevention, healing, and educating of residents, families, and staff in areas of need according to F314 and facility protocolParticipate in Quality Improvement activities as assignedPerform additional duties as assignedEDUCATION / REQUIREMENTSRN license preferred. (LVN/LPN by exception only) plus a minimum of 3 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be in good standing and currently licensed by the State. Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with other associates. Must be organized and efficient in order to maximize tasks and educate staff where appropriate. Must be able to perform all duties required to direct and manage the skin program for the facility.

Keywords: Mission Pines Nursing & Rehab Center, North Las Vegas , Skin Management / Wound Care Nurse (RN), Other , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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