Wound Ostomy Nurse – FT Day

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Wound Ostomy Nurse – FT Day

Job #: JLO-66193
Category: Nursing (RN/NP/CNM)
Location: Annapolis, MD
Posted Date: October 21, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

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Position Objective:

The Wound Ostomy Nurse (WON) or Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC N) serves as the clinical resource and consultant for the acute and outpatient settings within the hospital relative to the care of the patient with selected disorders of the gastrointestional, genitourinary and integumentary systems.

Essential Job Duties:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  1. Utilizes and maintains current physical assessment skills and interview techniques to determine patient needs.
  2. When possible or requested by the surgeon for an outpatient, determines the appropriate site for stoma placement, considering patient’s anatomical markings, physical capabilities and lifestyle.
  3. Provides appropriate written information to patients and staff, including postoperative and discharge instructions, referrals and supply needs.
  4. Serves as a resource for patients after discharge through telephone consultation or outpatients’ consultation.
  5. Serves as a resource/clinical expert regarding pressure ulcer prevention.
  6. Provides consultation and direct assistance to nursing staff on issues related to patients with altered skin integrity secondary to pressure necrosis, drainage or continence disorders.
  7. Supports the Outpatient Wound Center Staff with preparing patients for treatments, case managing and discharging patients as needed.
  8. Responsible for review and implementation of the JCAHO standards in collaboration with the Nurse Supervisor/Manager in the inpatient and outpatient setting.
  9. Facilitates and assists the education and the precepting of new staff in both the outpatient and inpatient settings.
  10. Expertly employs real time computer documentation when completing the patient EMR

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years as a Registered Nurse in a care setting applicable to related nursing setting.
  • BS degree, BSN preferred.

RequiredLicense/Certifications:

  • Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing.
  • Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.
  • American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS

Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:

There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.

Physical Demands –

Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position.  This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.

 

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