RN Wound Ostomy - PRN:
Centura Health

124188-en_US
Centura Health
Canon City Colorado
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St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25- acute care/critical access facilty, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communtites.  St. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services, inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and more.  St. Thomas More was rated five stars by Healthgrades® for Total Knee Replacement (2012-2017), Hip Fracture Treatment (2017), and Treatment of Sepsis (2017).  Our physicians specialize in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and pediatric health services.  Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture.  Located 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foot hills of the Rocky Mountains and the entrance to the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, widllife and river sports like rafting and fishing.  Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmhospital.org/.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 124188



Recruiter Contact:  Tiffany Hoover    [email protected]



Clinic/Department: 7545 STM WOUND CARE 



Hospital: ST THOMAS MORE 



Schedule:  Per Request Needed



Shift: Days


POSITION SUMMARY



Serves as the clinical resource and consultant for the acute and rehabilitative care of patients with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems, such as complex draining wounds, ostomies, fistulae, dermal ulcers, tubes, and incontinence.  Prepared to provide the full scope of WOC(ET) nursing practice which also includes other components such as education, counseling, research, and administration.



 



MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS




  • Graduate of accredited nursing school

  • BSN required



 



MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS




  • 2 years of relevant and recent nursing experience preferred



 



LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS




  • Current Colorado RN license or License eligible.

  • Current BLS certification required from American Heart Association

  • Current Board Certification as WOC(ET) Nurse (CWOCN) by the Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) – or within 6 months of hire



 



PATIENT CARE - 60%




  • Assesses and identifies condition of patient needs by direct observation, examination, patient and/or responsible person(s) interviews and their medical records.

  • Manages WOC(ET) nursing office operations and program development as well as outpatient services for all patients within the WOC(ET) nurse practice.

  • Plans patient care to reflect goals that are realistic, measurable, and consistent with medical plan of care, including discharge planning.

  • Implements nursing and medical plan of care through the delivery of safe and therapeutically effective interventions.



 



PLAN OF CARE – 20%




  • Provides educational opportunities regarding guidelines of care for patients within WOC(ET) nursing practice.

  • Develops policies and procedures for the care of patient wounds.

  • Educate staff related to care of patients with wounds.



 



DOCUMENTATION – 20%




  • Evaluates patient progress toward expected outcomes.



 



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS



Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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