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RN Enterostomal Therapy

Legacy Health Type Full time Posted 3/31/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/23/2014
OR - Oregon (All) - Portland Referral - n/a -    
Job Title:  RN Enterostomal Therapy
Work Location:  Emanuel Medical Ctr campus - N Portland OR
Department:  Enterostomal Service
Shift:  Day
Status:  Supplemental: No guaranteed hours or schedule/no benefits
Budgeted Hrs/Wk:  0
Hours:  8 am - 4:30 pm
Work Days:  Variable schedule, with weekends
Job Number:  13-8880
Salary Min:  36.16
Salary Max:  52.60
Shift Differentials:  
Bonus/Relo Eligible:  
Critical To Fill:  
Union:  Non-union
Job Code:  06006
Job Description: 

RN Enterostomal Therapy


The Enterostomal Therapy nurse is responsible for managing a caseload of inpatients and outpatients with ostomy and/or skin/wound management needs on referral from MDs, nurses or other health team members. The Enterostomal Therapy nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of these patients relative to their ostomy/skin needs. The ET nurse provides expert consultation to team members, coordination of services and education for patients, families and the health team. 

Job Qualifications: 

Education:As required by licensure.


Experience:A minimum of 2 years experience in acute care setting preferred. 

Licensure:Current applicable state RN license required. Accreditation by WOCN in Enterostomal Therapy Education Program.



Able to cope with physical and emotional demands of a dynamic environment.

Able to hear, speak, write and understand English.

Able to bend, lift, ambulate, manipulate and see small objects.

Utilize good body mechanics.

Strong written and verbal and communication skills.

Ability to manage multiple work demands and complex patient caseload.

Familiarity with community resources preferred.

Strong teamwork/collaboration and teaching skills.

Basic familiarity with computers preferred.