• Nursing Skin Management Coordinator (RN) - Livonia Woods

    Location US-MI-Livonia
    Job ID
    2018-3774
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    1st
    Travel
    None
    Schedule
    Monday - Friday - Includes On Call Rotation
  • Overview

    Coordinate skin/wound program at 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.

    Responsibilities

     

    • 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
    • Nursing Managerial duties

     

    Qualifications

    • 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 (5) 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
    • Meet and maintain other certifications or requirements as necessary for the position

     **Wellspring Lutheran Services, Skin Management, Wound Care, Registered Nurse (RN), Geriatric, Senior Services, Residential, Skilled Nursing Long Term Care, Healthcare, Livonia Woods**

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