Fairview Health Services

  • Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse - (WOC)

    Job Locations US-MN-Princeton
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(7/26/2018 7:00 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-21478
    Profession
    Nursing (RN/LPN)
    Speciality
    Nursing-HomeCare/Hospice
    Location
    Fairview Home Care & Hospice-Princeton
    Shift
    day
    Hours per 2 weeks
    80
    Department
    Nursing-Homecare Hospice
  • Overview

    Fairview Home Care and Hospice is one of the Twin Cities’ largest home health care agencies. We have been in business more than 30 years. Our staff is known for excellence in patient care with a wide range of needs, from the most basic to the most complex.

    We are looking for a full time Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse. Will work Monday through Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM and no weekends!

    The territory traveled for this position is the from Milaca to the south end of Brooklyn Park.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The Home Care Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse plans and delivers wound, ostomy, or continence services to patients using the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and teaching.  Provides consultation, education, and direct care for patients with needs in the areas of wounds, ostomies, and incontinence problems.  WOC Nursing collaborates with physicians,  nurses, and other health care disciplines to determine best treatment protocols, and facilitate quality outcomes for ostomy and wound care patients. WOC Nursing incorporates current research and best practice guidelines for the care of ostomy and wound patients.

     

    Qualifications

    Required:

    Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and graduation from an accredited WOC Nursing program.

     

    Experience

    • One year recent RN experience in acute care, home care, hospice or long term care.
    • Completion of WOC Nursing Internship as part of WOC Nursing Program.
    • Ability to function in job role independently.

     

    License/Certification/Registration

    • Licensed as a RN and eligible to practice in Minnesota.
    • Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse (CWOCN) or Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON), or the ability to become certified within 1 year of hire.
    • BLS for Health Care Providers certification

     

    Additional Requirements

    • Valid Minnesota driver’s license (or license that matches your current permanent residence).
    • Current and adequate automobile insurance policy.
    • Reliable transportation.
    • Computer skills (able to document effectively in EMR).
    • Interest and ability to lecture and provide staff education related to WOC nursing.

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