Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurs in East Chicago, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 9/11/2021

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Job Description

Job ID: 31700

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: St. Catherine Hospital

Schedule: PRN

Location: East Chicago, IN

 The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) collaborates with the medical staff, nursing associates and ancillary deparments to develop and implement care to a specific population.  Under general supervision, and according to established practices and professional standards, provides and/or coordinates the care and service of patients with specific disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems such as ostomies, fistulae, tubes, dermal wounds, pressure ulcers, and fecal or urinary incontinence, across the continuum of illness.  Goals and priorities are established in accordance with patient/staff needs and organizational objectives.  These endeavors are conducted, in a positive attitude, within the established objectives, policies, procedures and philosophical framework of the Wound Ostomy Department, Patient Care Services and St Catherine Hospital.  They are directed toward the achievement of excellence in patient care.  Employee may be shared and travel within the Community Healthcare
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