Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-time (Benefit Eligible)
  • Location:
    901 Macarthur Boulevard
    Munster, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:

Job Description

Job ID: 29535

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: Community Hospital

Schedule: Part-time (Benefit Eligible)

Location: Munster, IN

Comprehensive Benefits Package:
•       Opportunities for Nursing Education (CPR, ACLS, PALS, OCN, CCRN, CRRN, ONC, etc.)
•       Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription (Low Deductibles, Low Co-Pays)
•       Tuition Reimbursement
•       Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match
•       Paid Time Off (PTO) and more!
Job Description:  The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) collaborates with the medical staff, nursing associates and ancillary departments to develop and implement care to a specific population. Under general supervision, and according to established practice and professional standards, provides and/or coordinates the care and service of patient with specific disorders of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems such as ostomies, fistulae, tubes, dermal wounds, pressure ulcers, and fecal and 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 department of Patient Care Services and The Community Hospital. They are directed towards the achievement of excellent in patient care. Employees may be shared and travel within the Community Healthcare Systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Minimum of 2 years current experience in wound ostomy care preferred.
  • Licensed to practice as a professional nurse in the state of Indiana.
  • Critical thinking skills to make independent decisions commensurate with the autonomy, authority and responsibility of Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN)
  • Ability to effective collaborate with the multidisciplinary team, patient an families to promote positive outcomes; proficiency in Microsoft Office, software applications, presentations and written communication skills.
  • Complete of WOCN accredited professional educations program and WOCN Certification preferred. Enrollment in program should be obtained within one year of appointment with minimum of Wound Ostomy Nurse (WON) certification completion within in two years of appointment.
  • Completes continuing education as required by certification. Member of appropriate professional organizations
  • Successful completion of The Community Hospital Human Resources and Nursing Orientation programs.
  • Obtains and maintains CPR Certification.
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