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Wound Care Nurse Registered Nurse (RN) Or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Oak Lawn Respiratory & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Oak Lawn Respiratory & Rehabilitation Center - POSITION SUMMARY:We are seeking a passionate Registered Nurse (RN) Or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team as a Wound Care Coordinator. - The Wound Care Coordinator reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Nursing and is responsible for delivering quality wound care and preventative measures to maintain skin integrity to assigned residents in compliance with applicable federal and state guidelines and established policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:--- Utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of residents wound and skin integrity--- Collect and document residents' skin status including medical history.--- Wound care prevention and prevention through plan of care--- Set priorities for nursing action for wound care and prevention--- Communicate with physicians regarding resident wound needs--- Initiate nutritional interventions to ensure that residents with wounds are provided nutrition to promote wound healing.--- Perform direct resident care utilizing established procedure, policies, and standards--- Administer treatments and procedures in accordance with the physician's orders--- Maintain the comfort, privacy, and dignity of each residents while performing treatments--- Communicate and interact effectively, courteously, and tactfully with residents, visitors,family members, peers, and supervisors--- Conduct rounds frequently to ensure that residents with incontinence are receiving pericareand preventative ointments timely. Discipline non-compliant staff accordingly withconsultation from the DON--- Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures--- Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection controlprocedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves and proper disposal ofsoiled material
- Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing- Must possess a current and unencumbered Licensed Professional Nurse or Registered Nurse License in the state the facility resides in Illinois

Keywords: Oak Lawn Respiratory & Rehabilitation Center, Oak Lawn , Wound Care Nurse Registered Nurse (RN) Or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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