keeping with our organization’s goal of improving the lives of the
Guests we serve, the Treatment Nurse plays a critical role in
providing superior customer service and nursing care to all Guests.
The Treatment Nurse is responsible for performing skin treatments
for all guests under their care. This position will
obtain treatment orders from attending physicians and assist with
modifying the treatment regimen in accordance with established
policies and procedures. The Treatment Nurse will
provide supervision of staff and will safeguard the health, safety
and welfare of all Guests under their care by following applicable
laws, regulations, and established nursing policies and
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
with Nursing team concerning assessment evaluations and assist in
planning an developing the skin care treatment to be
requests for consultation or referral.
the Guest and their records and discriminate between normal and
abnormal findings in order to recognize when to refer the Guest to
a physician for evaluation, supervision or directions.
act as a Unit Nurse when directed.
supervision to C.N.A’s and all subordinate staff which includes
checking their work to ascertain that assignments have been
medications within the scope of practice of the R.N. or L.P.N.
Licensure. Maintain a current report of narcotics
received and used.
out direct contemporaneous charting in your shift. Chart detailed
monthly evaluations of each Guest that reflect his/her condition
that Guest care plans are being followed and asses each Guest’s
status in accord with their care plan.
with physicians when needed.
be knowledgeable of individual care plans and support the care
planning process by reporting specific information and observations
of the Guest’s needs, preferences and report any behavioral
wound care when needed.
medical records documenting care provided and other information in
accordance with nursing policies while maintaining strict
that established infection control and standard precaution
practices are maintained when providing care. Follow
established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using
equipment and supplies.
all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply issues to
the comfort, privacy and dignity of Guests/guests and interacts
with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and promotes a
and respond to call lights promptly and courteously.
with new admissions and re-admissions when directed.
and interacts effectively and tactfully with Guests/guests,
visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as
position has direct supervisor responsibilities for Certified Nurse
Aides and other personnel assigned.
job operates in a health care setting. This role requires regular
walking to various locations around the facility while pulling or
pushing carts. This position works mostly in the Guest
care areas as well as in occasional outside weather
conditions. This role may also come into contact with
patients who may have contagious illnesses.
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk and hear. This
position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending,
kneeling, and stooping on a regular basis. The employee must be
able to lift and move items and patients weighing at least 75
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type and Expected Hours of
position is part of a health care facility that is open 24 hours a
day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts as well as holiday and
work during inclement weather will be required.
travel is expected for this position.
Required Education and Experience
from and accredited nursing program.
State License as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical
Preferred Education and Experience
years’ experience as an R.N. or L.P.N. in a long term care
year experience as a C.N.A.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
of Joint commission procedures.
of IDPH regulations.
note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities
that are required of the employee for their job. Duties,
responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or