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RN Enterostomal Therapy Job

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 4/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/1/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Longview Referral - n/a -    

RN Enterostomal Therapy Job

Date:Jun 8, 2014

Location:Longview, WA, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:30363

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Enterostomal Therapy (3940)

St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington is recruiting for a RN  for a part-time position, working 40 hours per pay period, in  Enterostomal Therapy.  Requires a WA RN license, minimum of five years nursing experience, in acute care, is preferred, as well as working experience with wound, ostomy and continence patients preferred.

Provides professional nursing direct patient care for patients with wound, ostomy and continence needs in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Provides both education and clinical interventions that promote patient independence and self care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Provide direct patient care.  Assess patient and develop plan of care.  Communicates with health care team to support case management of patients.
2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
3. Develops, delivers, and evaluates education programs for patients, staff and community.  Serves as resource to physicians, staff and community.
4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
5. Product recommendation and involvement in committees and projects in area of expertise.
6. Supports the pressure ulcer prevention program.  Updates Pressure Ulcer Policy and Procedure, monitors specialty bed utilization.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:

• Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health related field required.
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

• Minimum of five years nursing experience, acute care preferred.  One year working with wound, ostomy and continence patients preferred.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

 • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing. 
• Certification as a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) through the WOCN Society or able to obtain within 18 months of hire.
• Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
OTHER SKILLS:

•  Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment.
• Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures.
• Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications and other applicable clinical applications.

Location:  Longview, WA 
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Day
Shift Length:Variable
FTE:.4  
Work Type:  Part Time
Salary range starts at:$33.84
Required Certifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support; Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse; Registered Nurse - Washington 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Longview, WA || Nursing - RN Patient Care || Part Time || OTHER ANCILLARY SVCS 


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