LVN Treatment/Wound Nurse at a Skilled Nursing Facility

Employer
Mission Hills Post Acute
Location
San Diego, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 20, 2017
Closes
Sep 20, 2017
Ref
4cdb37ab1
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

LVN Treatment Nurse:

Schedule from 11am-7:30pm. Seeking experienced Treatment / Wound Care candidate that thrives in a fast-paced, high-responsibility environment and provides excellent patient service.

For the right candidate the facility would consider financing the cost of a Wound Care Certification.

Requirement:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Experienced at SNF
  • Experienced as a Treatment / Wound Care nurse
  • Strong skills in identifying wounds/staging, implementing and monitoring interventions, and documentation

Responsibilities:

  • Provide treatments for all major wounds in our 75-bed facility
  • Responsible for skin breakdown prevention (in conjunction with the dietary/nutrition/C.N.A. team)
  • Represent nursing at the Skin & Weights Committee meeting
  • Perform Initial skin assessment on new admissions
  • Must be able to stage wounds competently
  • Round weekly with wound doctor
  • Chart on wounds and communicating updates to other nurses
  • Education of other nurses to treat wounds
  • Educate C.N.A.s on wound care skin breakdown prevention

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