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Treatment Nurse

Company: Mission Skilled Nursing & Subacute Center
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Treatment Nurse Position Summary: Treatment Nurse is responsible for patient/resident skin care and other medical assessments, treatments and documentation, under the direction of the Director of Nursing Services (DON) and/or attending physician(s). Assists in recommending modifications of treatment regimens to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient Qualifications: Current California LVN or RN license
Previous nursing or healthcare experience preferred
CPR and First Aid certified
Outstanding communication (verbal and written) skills
Ability to remain calm and professional in all work-related situations Responsibilities: Provides treatment and therapeutic services per physician orders
Consults with DON, Medical Director and other members of the Care Plan Team concerning assessment evaluations, assists in developing appropriate treatment plans
Examines patient/residents and their medical records/charts, recommending when to refer them to a physician for further evaluation or care
Assesses skin conditions, identifying, photographing and documenting stages and any other problems upon admission/re-admission or any extended time away from the facility
Performs weekly patient skin and other examinations as needed recording results, reporting as needed and securing/applying the corresponding treatment orders
Ensures that residents with decubitus ulcers receive appropriate prophylaxis and treatment, such as daily inspection, turning and activity, a well-planned diet, and maintenance of clean, dry bed
Performs administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
Builds positive relationships with interdisciplinary team members working with kitchen staff for dietary changes, therapy on wound management, etc.
Provides information to resident and family members on prevention techniques and other ways to maintain or improve general health and psychosocial status of resident
Provides written and/or oral reports and recommendations to attending physician, DON and other department leaders as appropriate and necessary.
Orders medication/equipment/treatment supplies, etc. to ensure care is provided timely
Audits and completes treatment sheets or other required charting documentation to ensure they are updated and accurate
Attends meetings as assigned to discuss patients' and other facility business
Treats everyone at work in a kind, patient, supportive and encouraging manner Benefits: Competitive pay
Health Benefits - Medical, dental, and vision coverages with company paying a substantial portion of costs (voluntary supplemental plan options available)
401(k) with discretionary company match annually
Company paid Basic Life and disability insurance (Buy up options available)
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)
Employee Assistance program
Tuition Assistance and Profession Enhancement Funds
Bene-Hub employee sponsored discount programs and more---. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. *Benefits available to full-time employees. About Mission Skilled Nursing & Subacute Center Mission Skilled Nursing & Subacute Center is a 24-hour skilled nursing facility located in Santa Clara. Our team of dedicated healthcare professionals works to help patients recover from surgery, injury or serious illness.
As a team, we strive to exceed the expectations of those we serve and our purpose is to provide our patients with positive rehabilitative therapy and exceptional nursing care. We want to help patients achieve their highest possible functioning level and to assist them in returning to the lowest level of care practical. Benefits: Flexible schedule
Paid time off
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Life insurance
Disability insurance
401(k)
401(k) matching
Referral program
Employee discount Job types: Full-time, Part-time Schedule: 8 hour shift
Weekend availability
Day shift
Night shift Education: High school degree Work location: On-site

Keywords: Mission Skilled Nursing & Subacute Center, Santa Clara , Treatment Nurse, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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