Georgia Employer WOUND CARE NURSE in Kennesaw, Georgia
Wound Care Nurse / Treatment NurseWound Care / Treatment NurseLPNEssential Functions:Participates with members of the interdisciplinary team to assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate residents' care.Documents the resident's condition and nursing needs accurately and in a timely manner. Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding residents promptly to RN.Provides oncoming shift and supervisors with accurate and complete resident status report. Maintains the 24 hour report book.Receives and records physicians' ordersCommunicates staffing problems and needs to the Nursing Manager. Provides input on staffing ratios and deployment.Assures compliance with policies and procedures.Reports problems and complaints timely to the Nurse Manager.Provides feedback to Nurse Managers regarding performance of Nurse Aides.Participates in hiring and selection of LPN/LVNs and Nurse Aides.Gives feedback and participates in performance appraisals as assigned.Receives and provides accurate and complete resident status report at shift change. Assists in data collection for admission, transfer and discharge of residents and provides the information to the Nurse Manager.Maintains positive working relationships between nursing and other departments.Services on and participates in committees as assigned.Assures that inventory and supplies are maintained in a clean and safe manner on the unit, are utilized economically Supports and participates in the center's Performance Improvement initiatives.Participates in Survey readiness Completes records and reports as needed.Provides direct care and/or assists with care as directed and consistent with their scope of practice and competency. Initiate the SBAR process and collaborate with the RN for assessment and recommendations.Makes rounds with physicians and other team members as needed.Assist physicians and consultants with special tests or procedures within the scope of state specific nurse practice act and personal clinical competency.Participates in resident assessment and care planning activities, reviews and revises residents' assessments and care plans as needed to the extent permitted by state nurse practice act.Coordinates residents' care activities and communicates changes to other team members and resident family/significant other.Administers treatmentsReviews, transcribes, communicates and implements physician orders, obtaining RN signature as required by State Regu... For full info follow application link.