HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Wound Care Nurse in Ogden, Utah

_POSITION SUMMARY:_

The WOC (Wound, Ostomy and Continence) nurse organizes and manages the care of patients within the facility with specific care needs related to the integumentary, gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems. This includes demonstrating clinical expertise in undertaking accurate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for patients with complex wounds, ostomies and continence disorders. The WOC nurse will also serve as a clinical resource to other nursing staff and be prepared to function in the roles of educator and leader.

Job Responsibilities:

· Perform nursing assessments, develop, implement and evaluate nursing plans of care and instructing patient and caregivers in appropriate discharge instructions while following direction of nurse manager and medical director. · Keeping complete and accurate patient records as they pertain to assessment, treatments, and documentation of care. · Create a positive environment for patients. · Demonstrate competencies in ordered treatments including but not limited to vital signs, wound assessments, wound photography, wound dressings, vascular assessments, patient and family education on common wound care topics including but not limited to, diabetic foot care, wound care dressings, off-loading, compression therapy.

_POSITION REQUIREMENTS:_

*Licensure/Certification/Registration: *

  • Current Utah RN license in good standing (Compact RN - When a nurse changes primary state of residence by moving from one compact state to another, the nurse can practice in the new state on the former license for up to 90 days. The 90 days starts when the nurse becomes a resident in the new state).
  • Current certification as a CWOCN by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNBC) or successful completion of certification within 1 year of hire.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

    Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years nursing experience in the acute care setting preferred

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Wound Care Nurse

Location: Utah-Ogden-Ogden Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06030-36566