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Wound, Ostimy and Continence RN, General Surgery

Location: Washington DC, DC Additional Locations:
Job Number: 757381 Date posted: 12/20/2018
Description:

To provide, coordinate, and support clinical aspects of care for patients with wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) needs.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages outcomes for wound, ostomy and continence patients across the continuum of care by providing, coordinating, and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care including appropriate discharge planning, and coordination of services and education.

  • Serves members throughout the care continuum requires the WOCN to travel among Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers and/or core Hospitals and SNFs, as well as monitors clinical progress in Home Wound Care.

  • Acts as a specialty consultant to physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and patients for provision of WOC care in assigned area Mid-Atlantic Region.

  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to assess patient needs for nursing care, patient/family education, and other services across the continuum of care.

  • Trains, coaches, and assists team members to ensure optimum WOC patient care and efficient use of resources.

  • Integrates knowledge of age-specific care, institutional goals and standards, current professional practice standards, and the WOC Nurses Society Standards in providing care.

  • Integrates results and theories of research studies to improve care, and actively participates in data collection and analysis.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • One (1) year of relevant wound care clinical nursing experience required.

  • Education

  • Graduation from an accredited Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Program required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Current Professional Nursing License in jurisdiction to which assigned and maintained in good standing required.

  • Multiple Nursing Licenses in jurisdictions within the Mid-Atlantic region may be required.

  • Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse certification required.


  • Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in nursing preferred.
  • Primary Location: District of Columbia,Washington DC,Capitol Hill Medical Office Building 700 2nd St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 400 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: General Surgery Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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