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Beebe Healthcare
Lewes, Delaware, United States (on-site)
12 days ago
Beebe Healthcare
Lewes, Delaware, United States
(on-site)
12 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
1-2 Years
Salary
$39.00 - $54.00
Industry
General
Min Experience
1-2 Years
Min Education
BA/BS/Undergraduate
Required Travel
None
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Job Function
Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN)

Description

Become part of the Beebe team - an inclusive team positioned in a vibrant, coastal community. Enjoy a fulfilling career as you support the health of our patients and a team focused on excellence.

Join Our Team as a Wound Ostomy Nurse and Make a Lasting Impact!

Are you passionate about providing specialized care to individuals with ostomies, fistulas, and complex wound and skin care needs? We are looking for a dedicated Certified Wound Ostomy Registered Nurse to join our team at Beebe Medical Center and deliver expert consultation and management to our diverse patient community.

About the Role:

As a Wound Ostomy Nurse, you will:

  • Provide individualized consultation and management to patients with ostomies, fistulas, acute and chronic wounds, and skin care problems.
  • Offer direct patient care, focusing primarily on adult and geriatric populations, ensuring comprehensive and compassionate treatment.
  • Uphold the philosophy and objectives of Beebe Medical Center and the Wound Care Services Department, promoting excellence in patient care and outcomes.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and manages plan of care for individuals with wound and ostomy problems in the outpatient setting, inpatient setting, and BMC community as scheduled.
  • Implements, evaluates and revises standards of care and clinical practice protocols for wound and ostomy management.
  • Documents patient care thoroughly and accurately to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in monitoring and evaluation activities which assess and improve nursing practice and patient outcomes.
  • Utilizes problem solving skills to identify emerging patient care problems.
  • Participates in quality improvement programs.
  • Collaborates with other team members to identify and address causative and contributing factors to skin breakdown as well as systematic factors affecting wound healing.
  • Designs a multidisciplinary plan of care that provides for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Provides education to patients, the community and other health care providers as deemed necessary and/or appropriate.
  • Collaborates with acute care, home care and others in the Beebe Medical Center network in implementation and evaluation of the plan of care. Serves as a resource to other Beebe Medical Center health care professionals within area of expertise. Participates in new technology and product evaluation as requested.
  • Participates actively in Beebe Medical Center committees and meetings as deemed appropriate by supervisor. Maintains membership in and participates in professional organizations.
  • Maintains current knowledge base by participating in a minimum of 10 hours of wound or ostomy continuing education (to include a minimum of 3 hours in ostomy) as approved by supervisor annually.
  • Performs other duties within the scope of practice as designated by supervisor.


Requirements

2 years experience in specialty practice area. Experience in Patient Education.  Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills. Demonstrates emotional maturity and stability. Demonstrates commitment to quality patient care.

Must have CWOCN certification or must be able to  successfully obtain within 15 months of hire.

Credentials:
 RN - Registered Nurse
*BLS - Basic Life Saving certification

Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Job ID: 74217623

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