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Wound Care Nurse

Company: Regency, A Villa Center
Location: Taylor
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

The primary purpose of the Wound Care Nurse is to provide each of your residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with each resident's assessments and care plan and as may be directed by your supervisors. The distinctive role of a Wound Care Nurse is a nurse who specializes in the care of patients with wounds, ostomies, or continence disorders. Nurses in wound care management work with patients who have gastrointestinal stomas for feeding tubes or colostomy bags, skin ulcers, drains, surgical incisions, or pressure sores.Wound Care Nurse Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing assistants in accordance with current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern the long-term care facility* Evaluates the skin surface of at-risk patients such as bed ridden elderly individuals to prevent decubitus ulcers* Provides treatment protocols to ward off skin irritation and infection for wounds that may not heal well, because of other medical problems, such as diabetes or poor circulation* Ensures that all nursing personnel assigned to you comply with the written policies and procedures established by this facility* Cooperates with other resident services when coordinating nursing services to ensure that the resident's total regimen of care is maintained* Performs administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc., as necessary* Interprets restorative care policies and procedures to personnel, residents, family members, etc., as necessary* Assists the Administrator and/or HR Director in the recruitment and selection of competent restorative care personnel* Provides direct nursing care as necessary and as department needs may dictate.* Ensures that all restorative care notes are informative and descriptive of the treatment provided and of the resident's response to the care* Develops and participates in programs designed for in-service education, on the job training and orientation classes for newly assigned personnel* Other duties as assignedWound Care Nurse Education and Experience Requirements:* Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing* Previous experience in long-term care is preferred* Compassionate and empathetic personalityWound Care Nurse Physical Demands:* Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday* Must be able to push, pull move and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet* May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations* The noise level in the work environment is usually moderateVilla Healthcare provides long and short-term skilled nursing care. At Villa, we are committed to personalized, integrated care that factors in the total well-being of every guest and their family members, and that does not just meet, but exceeds, their expectations. As part of this empathetic, respectful culture of care, we are dedicated to meeting individual preferences and needs in order to help each guest feel at home and achieve an optimal health outcome - our number one goal.We don't just offer care for you - we care about you.IND123 Villa2

Keywords: Regency, A Villa Center, Taylor , Wound Care Nurse, Healthcare , Taylor, Michigan

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