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Company: The Laurels of Steubenville
Location: Follansbee
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Wound Care Nurse As the Wound Care Nurse, you will provide primary skin care to guests, with an emphasis on treatment and therapy of skin disorders. You will also assist in modifying the treatment regimen to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the guest, in accordance with established medical practices and the requirements of this state and the policies and goals of this facility. Confers with the Director of Nursing and/or other licensed nursing personnel regarding dermatologic disorders of guests in the facility. Identifies, manages and treats specific skin disorders, pressure ulcers, and primary and secondary lesions, and any skin issues directed to by Director of Nursing. Consults with the IDT concerning assessment evaluations and assist in planning and developing the skin Implements and maintains established policies and procedures relative to skin care treatments and interprets these as required, to the physician and responsible party. Provides, within established protocols and under the supervision of the physician, treatment for skin disorders as ordered by the physician. Ensures that residents with decubitus ulcers, vascular ulcers, and various other skin conditions receive appropriate treatment and/ or prophylactic treatment such as daily inspection, turning and activity, nourishment and incontinence care. Education and/or Experience: At least two years experience working in wound care preferred. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Registered Nurse with required state Licensure. CPR certified or acceptable exemption required #IND123

Keywords: The Laurels of Steubenville, Pittsburgh , WOUND CARE NURSE / CHARGE NURSE, Healthcare , Follansbee, Pennsylvania

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