Skilled Nursing

Our licensed nurses provide skilled care in a variety of ways, which include, wound care, patient teaching about disease processes and medication management. They provide skilled and comprehensive physical assessments, which include monitoring of vital signs, as well as monitoring of cardiac and respiratory status. They provide a variety of treatments, administer oral and intravenous medications and communicate with physicians about the progress of their patients, making it possible for patients to be treated outside of the hospital, while still being cared for by experienced professional nurses.

Some of the services you could expect are:

  • Assessment of vital signs: blood pressure, pulse, respiration, oxygen levels
  • Blood draws, anticoagulation management coordination
  • Catheter care and maintenance
  • Colostomy and ostomy care
  • Diabetic management, insulin administration, and education
  • Incontinence management
  • Injections and IV therapy
  • Medication administration, management and coordination with physicians as a patient advocate
  • Oxygen management, assessment and teaching
  • Pain management
  • Post-operative care

 

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