The Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) Nurse is a Registered Nurse with special education in the care of individuals with wounds, ostomies, pressure ulcers and related skin problems. The principle role of this position is to assist the medical staff and patient care team in achieving the best possible outcome for the patient. Primary area of expertise is in the wound, ostomy and continence management. The position is responsible for providing direction and coordination for a specific patient population from premature infants to geriatric patients with disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems such as complex wounds, ostomies, fistulae, dermal ulcers, tubes, incontinence or actual or potential skin breakdown as appropriate to the ages of those patients served. The Enterostomy Nurse will collaborate with other members of the health care team to ensure continuity of care through discharge.
Require Patient Population tab: Yes
Minimum - Minimum of five (5) years Medical / Surgical or Critical Care Clinical experience in an acute care setting required. Minimum one year recent Wound / Ostomy (ET) nursing experience.
Minimum - Nursing Degree (BSN) required.
Preferred - MSN desired
Good assessment, teaching, communicative (verbal, nonverbal and written) and presentation skills, and the ability to function effectively in stressful or crisis situations. Ability to work independently and on a team. Applies nursing and team process. Have good organizational skills. Must have neat handwriting printing and documentation skills. Must flex schedule to include some evening, night and weekend hours based on the needs of the position. Computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
Required: RN = RN license from NV State Nursing Board.
CT CPRBLS = Basic Life Support CPR.
Preferred: CT WOCN = Current Board Certification in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing.
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St. Rose Dominican Hospitals has served southern Nevada for more than 65 years with a commitment to quality, compassionate health care. As southern Nevada's only not-for-profit, religiously sponsored hospital system, St. Rose recognizes the importance of healing not only the body, but the mind and spirit as well. Dedicated caregivers, the latest technology and an environment of healing work together at all three St. Rose hospitals in Henderson and Las Vegas.
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Our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit packages and teamwork centered work environments. We offer relocation assistance to qualified candidates and we value the health of our employees, patients and visitors. St. Rose is a tobacco-free organization.
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