Skin Integrity Nurse RN Skilled Nursing Facility at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/5/2022


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Skin Integrity Nurse RN AdventHealth Care Center Zephyrhills North

Location Address: 7350 Dairy Rd. Zephyrhills, FL 33541 

Walk-Ins Welcome for Immediate Interview

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Care Center Zephyrhills North

  • Apopka South is a LTC/Rehab Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • AdventHealth Care Center’s mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ”
  • The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve
  • The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization’s mission
  • The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents
  • Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be “Greater as a Whole”
 Full Time Day Shift
Zephyrhills Health & Rehab Center
Adventist Care Centers is the skilled nursing branch of Adventist Health System, one of the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare systems in the United States. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by providing whole person care that meets the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of all who reside with us. Taking care of our team members is just as important to us as taking care of our residents, which is why we provide comprehensive benefits, including health insurance and tuition reimbursement, for both full- and part-time employees. Apply today to join our team in providing whole person care!
The Skin Integrity Nurse assesses, plans, and continuously evaluates the skin conditions of the facility’s existing Resident population and does a baseline skin assessment on new admissions.  This is inclusive of assessing wounds and documenting detailed descriptions of the wound or skin condition. Appropriate orders to support recommendations must be written and care planned.  Reviews and assesses the Skin Integrity/Wound Care Program for quality improvement.
What you will responsible for:
  • Responsible for checking daily assigned mailbox.  Responds as required to memos from staff and management regarding skin care issues or requests for assessments.
  • Responsible for reviewing daily the 24-hour report and new orders for potential resident condition changes that may require an assessment.
  • Attend the following committees daily:  Abbreviated Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee, Admission Committee, and Nutritional at Risk (NAR) Committee.
  • Attend the following: Patient Care Conference, Nutritional Assessment Committee (NAR) and Care Plan Meeting.
  • Responsible for chairing the Skin Care Committee meeting.
  • Required to review the Utilization Review Committee (UR) report for potential residents requiring evaluation and/or recommendations.
  • Meet with Central Supply coordinator once a week to review the Medication Administration Record (MAR), Treatment Administration Record (TAR), and check supply orders.
  • Conduct wound rounds weekly and provide report for rounds weekly to Director of Nursing.
  • Responsible for immediately notifying the Director of Nursing of any new areas of in-house skin breakdowns.
  • Attend resident care plan meetings as required.
  • Assist with the education of staff, residents, and their families regarding skin care and/or wound care.
  • Complete wound analysis form from the assessment schedule once a week. A wound analysis must be completed for each resident’s wound. Ensure all wounds are documented and displayed on the weekly wound report.
  • Responsible for maintaining the stocking of the Wound Care cart.
  • Responsible to be available daily as a resource to staff to assist in resident skin care needs and analysis.
  • Maintain an updated list of specialty beds being utilized in the facility and provide a copy monthly, with cost analysis, to the Director of Nursing.
  • May participate in product analysis as requested by the Director of Nursing and/or Administration.
  • Responsible for following and supporting the utilization of the Wound Care Formulary policy and protocol.
  • Prepares a monthly Quality Assurance report to be present in the facility’s monthly Quality Assurance meeting.
  • Participates in the Primary Nursing process, and responsible for completing an assignment as designated.
  • Responsible for reviewing, understanding, and following policies and procedures related to skin and wound care.
  • Responsible to train and educate relief wound care nursing staff as required.
What you will need:
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Current Registered Nurse license in the state hired
  • Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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