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RN Wound/Treatment Care Coordinator

Company: Northridge Health & Rehab
Location: Commerce
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We are a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce. New Associates must provide proof of vaccination prior to hire date.Join us atNorthridge Health & Rehab- a place where you'll be valued, recognized and rewarded for the vital work you do each day. We'll surround you with a strong team and leadership that supports every aspect of your life - both inside and outside of our centers. And you'll get to practice your passion in a non-profit, mission-driven organization that's known for the highest level of care in our communitiesSUMMARYResponsible for directing nursing care for patients and supervising the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. Provide wound and skin care to patients under the medical direction and supervision of the patients' attending physicians, the Director of Nursing, or the Medical Director of nursing center, with an emphasis on prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers and other skin disorders of the elderly.ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES Monitor any skin problems that the patients may have and treat as ordered by physician. Administer and record all treatment medications. Chart information regarding patient's progress, ailments, medication, symptoms and observations. May be required to provide all information regarding patient to the supervising RN as to their progress and care. Provide to the Director of Nursing appropriate reports/documentation to support departmental updates, corrective actions, and others as necessary. Assist in identifying, managing and treating acute and chronic wounds and skin lesions i.e., pressure ulcers, skin tears, skin infections, etc. Maintain effective lines of communication with attending physicians. Admit, discharge and transfer patients as requested. Send patients to the hospital as necessary. Make compliance rounds and report any pertinent issues. Assist the Director of Nursing in follow-up on consultant recommendations (i.e. pharmacy, dietary, etc.) Complete documentation procedures on patients (appropriate use of forms, timelines, and Medicare documentation etc.)SKILLS AND ABILITIES Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills required. Effective and professional verbal, and written communication skills Communicates well with other associates, patients, family members, and visitors providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude. Responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor, answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Georgia RN license is required.EEO / M / F / D / V / Drug Free WorkplaceJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Northridge Health & Rehab, Athens , RN Wound/Treatment Care Coordinator, Healthcare , Commerce, Georgia

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