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Wound Ostomy, FT days, $6000 sign on bonus

Primary Location Baldwin Park, California Facility Baldwin Park Hospital Job Number 1218915 Date posted 11/29/2023
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Job Summary:

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Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides follow-up and interventions to patients diagnosed with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulae, or skin breakdown secondary to pressure, incontinence, venous hypertension, arterial insufficiency, trauma, surgery or diabetic neuropathy and other related skin issues.

  • Provides direct patient care counseling of individuals anticipating surgery which may result in the creation of a stoma, individualized instruction for those who have an abdominal stoma for the diversion of stool or urine, or assessment and treatment recommendations for the above stated skin breakdown conditions.  Assists patient through continuum of care for management of related issues.  Evaluates new and currently used products for ostomy, continence and wound care.  Makes recommendations to patients in obtaining related products.

  • Assesses individual patient needs and goals, and provides educational programs to physicians, nursing, and other paramedical professionals on ostomy/wound care management and self-care education.  Conducts continuing educational programs for physicians and nursing personnel. This helps provide current standards of practice for ostomy patients.  Provides patient/family teaching and education regarding ostomy/wound care and self-management.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum 1 year previous clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse in caring for patients with abdominal stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, and pressure sores ulcers.


  • Bachelors Degree

  • Completion of an accredited Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing (WOCN) program.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Registered Nurse License (California)

  • Wound Care Nurse Certificate from Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board

  • Ostomy Care Nurse Certificate from Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board

  • Basic Life Support


Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of pediatric and adult patient teaching principles.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems including pathophysiology.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Fine motor dexterity.

  • Certified Continence Nurse (CCCN) may be required as specified by department.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Board Certification in Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing (CWOCN).

  • 2 years of clinical experience with wound-ostomies.


  • Back up schedule: 11:00pm-7:00am.

Primary Location: California,Baldwin Park,Baldwin Park Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM Working Hours End: 06:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B23|AFSCME|KPMWON-WOCNs Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Baldwin Park Med Center - Mixed MedSurg/Tele Unit 1 - 0801 Pay Range: $59.6 - $73.3 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest