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Treatment Nurse (LVN or RN)

Company: La Jolla Nursing And Rehabilitation Center
Location: San Diego
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Treatment Nurse (LVN or RN)Position Summary:A 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.Schedule: Monday - Friday OR Tuesday - FridayQualifications:Current California LVN or RN licensePrevious nursing or healthcare experience preferredCPR and First Aid certifiedOutstanding communication (verbal and written) skillsAbility to remain calm and professional in all work-related situationsResponsibilities:Provides treatment and therapeutic services per physician ordersConsults with DON, Medical Director, and other members of the Care Plan Team concerning assessment evaluations, assist in developing appropriate treatment plansExamines patients/residents and their medical records/charts, recommending when to refer them to a physician for further evaluation or careAssesses skin conditions, identifying, photographing, and documenting stages and any other problems upon admission/re-admission or any extended time away from the facilityPerforms weekly patient skin and other examinations as needed recording results, reporting as needed, and securing/applying the corresponding treatment ordersEnsures 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 bedPerforms 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 residentProvides 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 timelyAudits and completes treatment sheets or other required charting documentation to ensure they are updated and accurateAttends meetings as assigned to discuss patients and other facility businessTreats everyone at work in a kind, patient, supportive, and encouraging mannerBenefits:Competitive pay - LVN: $40-45; RN: $46-$55Health Benefits Medical, dental, and vision coverages with the company paying a substantial portion of costs (voluntary supplemental plan options available)401(k) with discretionary company match annuallyCompany paid Basic Life and disability insurance (Buy up options available)Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)Employee Assistance ProgramTuition Assistance and Profession Enhancement FundsBene-Hub employee-sponsored discount programs and more.We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.*Benefits available to full-time employees.#hpljLa Jolla Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 24-hour skilled nursing facility located in San Diego, California. Our team of dedicated healthcare professionals work 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.Pay: $40 - $55 / hourBenefits:Flexible schedulePaid time offHealth insuranceDental insuranceVision insuranceLife insuranceDisability insurance401(k)401(k) matchingReferral programEmployee discountJob Type: fulltimeSchedule:8 hour shiftWeekend availabilityDay shiftEducation: High school degreeWork location: On-siteby Jobble

Keywords: La Jolla Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, San Diego , Treatment Nurse (LVN or RN), Healthcare , San Diego, California

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