Treatment Nurse - Imperial
Company: Imperial Healthcare & Wellness Center
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Imperial Healthcare & Wellness Center -
Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing
Services, the Treatment Nurse is responsible for all the treatments
that are prescribed by the attending physician for all residents in
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Vocational
Nurse in the state in which practicing.
Possess one or more years experience in a skilled nursing care
Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
Possess mental and physical health.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: CLINICAL
Assess residents skin condition by doing complete body assessment
on admission, re-admission and return from day, night or extended
leave of absence.
Initiate the Nurses Skin and Wound Progress report upon
identification of any skin problem and/or pressure ulcer.
Notify attending physician promptly when any skin condition is
Initiate all treatments immediately as prescribed by attending
Ensure that all skin conditions have corresponding treatment
Ensure that all sites of any skin problems are identified and
documented on the nursing assessment
form upon admission.
Photograph all newly admitted residents with any skin problems and
with stage 2, 3, and 4 pressure
ulcers. Indicate date photograph was taken.
Photograph all residents with any skin problems and with stage 2,
3, and 4 pressure ulcers upon
discharge, except in an emergency transfer.
Ensure that all skin problems and pressure ulcers are documented on
the residents Plan of Care.
Perform a weekly skin assessment on all residents and submit
findings to the Administrator, Director
of Nurses, MDS Coordinator, Dietary Consultant and Physical
Document skin assessment findings during weekly assessment on
weekly Nurses Skin Wound Progress
Report form, inform physician as needed and enter on residents Plan
Notify attending physician and Director of Nursing Services
promptly of any deterioration of any skin
problem and non-response to treatment.
Notify Dietary Consultant promptly on any need for dietary
Notify Physical Therapist promptly on any need for wound
Transcribe and document treatment orders on treatment sheet.
Audit and check treatment sheet recaps on a monthly basis.
Audit missing documentation on treatment sheet at the end of each
Order medication and treatment from pharmacy as prescribed by the
Consult with skin care consultant regarding need to initiate or
discontinue special bed.
Responsible for daily charges of equipment and supplies.
Review monthly charges before submission to Business Office.
Monitor oxygen supply.
Check and request supplies weekly from central supply
Change drainage bags weekly and PRN, or as per facility policy and
Responsible for taking cultures as ordered by the attending
Attend in-service classes, meetings and seminars as required.
Make monthly rounds with skin care consultant.
Keep treatment carts clean at all times.
Notify Director of Nursing Services promptly of any skin problem
that developed in the facility.
Others as may become necessary and appropriate or as may be
directed by the Director of Nursing
Services or Administrator.
Presents professional image to consumers through dress, behavior
Adheres to Company standards for resolving consumer concerns.
Ensures that all consumer/resident rights are protected.
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