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WOUND, OSTOMY, CONTINENCE NURSE

Company: Bayhealth
Location: Dover
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) is a registered nurse who has baccalaureate or masters level preparation in nursing. This position is responsible for managing and coordinating the multidisciplinary skin management program at BHMC. Responsibilities include, but are limited, to provide comprehensive assessment, treatment plan collaboratively with other members of the team throughout hospitalization to discharge; monitors/tracks/reports and evaluate skin, wound, ostomy and continence care; and participates in activities that will lead to improvement of patient care. The incumbent serves as a consultant and educator to patients, families, and staff providing educational programs and services. The WOCN adheres to established policies and standards of practice and collaborates with multiple services on the development of policies and procedures for wound, ostomy, and continence care.

Position Qualifications

Minimum
Preferred

Education:
BSN

MSN

Experience:
Three years experience as an RN. One year experience as an RN experienced with wound, skin, ostomy care.

Five years or greater experience with Wound, Ostomy, Continence

Certification/Registration:
Current RN Licensure in DE or Compact State . BLS. Certified WOCN or board eligible. Must have certification within 6 months of hire.

Specialty Certification CWCN, COCN, CCCN, CWON , CWOCN

Computer/Software:
Proven word processing and spreadsheet skills.

Experience with national benchmarking database

Special Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:
Effective communication skills; Flexibility; Demonstrate excellent work ethics; Role model for organization; Commitment to evidence-based practice; Ability to manage and prioritize competing demands.

Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
Curriculum Development for professional nursing programs

Keywords: Bayhealth, Wilmington , WOUND, OSTOMY, CONTINENCE NURSE, Healthcare , Dover, Delaware

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