Skin Integrity LPN Full Time Orlando North Care Center
Location: Orlando, Florida
Internal Number: 21035323
Adventist Care Center Courtland
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 residentâ™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 facilityâ™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.
What you will need:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in the state hired
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.