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Treatment Nurse

Company: Summit LTC
Location: Kingsland
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYWe are looking for a skilled Treatment /Wound Care Nurse to become a part of our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The Treatment /Wound Care Nurse will be responsible for the assessment and follow up of each resident's need for and result of treatments provided in the facility or a designated area of the facility. The Treatment /Wound Care Nurse communicates with the other Licensed Staff of the facility in assessing needs and results of staff action to assure residents do not decrease their functional abilities such as; obtain skin breakdown, contractures, weight loss, skin tears and so forth while in the facility. Assists the facility to provide education, assessment and appropriate infection control programs. Works with the facility as team member to assure treatments are coordinated with other events of the day. Assists the Nursing Department to assure residents care plans are followed. Documents on records as per policy and procedures of the facility. Participates in staff meetings and in-services as required. We are searching for a dedicated, compassionate and energetic individual to be a vital link between our patients and the nurses and other facility staff.PM21

QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or relevant qualification.Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LVN/RN program.Possession of a current valid Texas driver's license or regular means of transportation to and from work.One (1) year of experience as a nurse in a skilled rehabilitation, skilled nursing or Long-Term Care (LTC) environment preferred.Experience with electronic medical records preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESDecisions made that reflect knowledge and good judgment and demonstrate an awareness of patient/resident/family/physician needs.Awareness of own limitations are evident and assistance is sought when necessary.Committee meetings (if assigned) are attended. Reports related to the committee are given during staff meetings.Responsibility is taken for own professional growth. All mandatory and other in-- services are attended annually.Organizational ability and time management is demonstrated.Confidentiality of patient is respected at all times (i.e., when answering telephone and/or speaking to co-workers).Professional behavior is demonstrated.Must be capable of operating a personal computer to enter resident data as required by regulation and facility policy.Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.Ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with all levels of employees, patients, families, and vendors.Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations to employees, patients, families, and vendors.Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using weight measurement, volume, and distance.Excellent problem solving/analysis/judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracyBuilds and maintains cooperative working relationshipsEstablish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, law enforcement, other agencies, and the public.Resourceful, dependable and accountableAble to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSMust possess a current and active license to practice as an RN or LVN in this state. CPR certification required.Summit LTC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.PI187647167

Keywords: Summit LTC, Austin , Treatment Nurse, Healthcare , Kingsland, Texas

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