• Nursing Skin Management Coordinator (LPN)

    Location US-MI-Livonia
    Job ID
    8:00 - 5:00 PM - Monday-Friday - Includes: On-Call, Weekend and Rotation
  • Overview

    Coordinate skin/wound program at ministry site. Ensure skin/wound protocols including prevention are implemented and followed per protocol. Treat all Stage II-IV wounds utilizing approved formulary and standards of practice. Complete all required documentation per protocol.


    Promotes a positive work environment through professional conduct, teamwork and a helpful, positive attitude to all co-workers and customers

    • Supports and promotes resident and client rights and allows for privacy, dignity, and well-being of all

    • Supports and promotes safety, infection control, quality assurance and compliance with all organization and regulatory requirements; State and Federal

    • Adheres to all organization and site specific policies and procedures

    • Complies with current law and policy to provide a work environment free from intimidation, bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and all illegal and discriminatory behavior

    • Efficient time management and prioritization of work

    • Performs other duties and achieves other results as assigned

    • Follow all established skin management protocols

    • Knowledgeable in current standard of practice for treatment of pressure ulcers, non-pressure ulcers, skin tears and other skin impairments

    • Ability to stage and measure wounds and document per protocol. (not only pressure but documentation on skin conditions other than wounds)

    • Assess all new/readmissions for potential skin/wound concerns, within 24 hours in conjunction with admitting nurse

    • Act as a resource for staff and provide on-going staff education on skin/wound care

    • Complete required QA reports

    • Report any issues to the DRC

    • Ensure all preventative measures are implemented according to the resident’s/client’s plan of care

    • Provide information for MDS

    • Participate in care conferences as requested

    • Provide individualized attention, which encourages each resident's ability to maintain or attain the highest level of independence and physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being

    • Make weekly rounds with wound care physician

    • Function as part of the IDT in coordinating care

    • Receive, implement, and document new orders, regarding skin/wound care, from physician and update information in resident’s/client’s care plan

    • Review resident’s/client’s care plan for appropriate goals, problem approaches and revisions based on the resident’s nursing needs and that the Care Plan is followed

    • Delegate responsibilities for the direct care of specific residents regarding wound and skin care as needed 

    • Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances

    • Participate in staff meetings and education programs designated for attendance

    • All other duties as assigned


    • Successful completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nursing program; currently licensed by the State of Michigan Board of Nursing as a LPN or RN

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred

    • Minimum five years in the nursing field with a successful history of dealing with people in a work setting; Skilled Nursing Facility experience preferred; wound care experience preferred Mission and Service Standards

    • Meet and maintain other certifications or requirements as necessary for the position

    • Physically able to perform job tasks with or without reasonable accommodation

    • Ability to bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach, and lift items weighing 50 pounds or less


    **Keywords:   Wellspring Lutheran Services, Registered Nurse, RN, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN,  Geriatric, Senior Services, Residential, Skilled Nursing Facility, Healthcare, Livonia**




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