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RN Wound Ostomy Care Specialist - Per Diem, Day Shift

Department: Nursing Administration - 8720
Job Number: AO144
Accepted Applications: All Candidates Accepted
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Job Schedule: Per Diem
Hours Per Two-Week Period: Per Diem

Description

The purpose of the Wound/Ostomy Care Specialist is to coordinate an interdisciplinary team approach in the care of patients at Marin General Hospital (MGH) with altered skin integrity and alteration in elimination. The specialist will provide assessment, development, and implementation of the plan of care, evaluating the effectiveness of that care, directing emergency interventions as needed, and collaborating with physicians, team members, and others to optimally manage patient care in the interest of the patient, acting as a patient advocate when necessary.

 

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EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required, and Master’s Degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  1. Minimum of 1-year acute care or home health experience
  2. Prefer 1 year of wound care experience
  3. Familiar with California regulatory bodies including:  Joint Commission, Title XXII, D.H.S., and HIPAA
  4. Must be knowledgeable and competent in nursing procedures and technical skilled interventions
  5. Demonstrated leadership in clinical practice, education, and applied research as evidenced by meeting the specified criteria

PREREQUISITE SKILLS:

  • Must be a self-starter with a high degree of motivation, flexibility, energy, and creativity
  • Ability to form harmonious working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to manage resources for patient care in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Must have excellent collaborative and problem solving skills with managing the interdisciplinary wound care team, customers, nurses, physicians, and managers
  • Possess the ability to exercise independent and sound judgment for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to gather, interpret, and document data appropriate to the wound program and facilitate performance improvement activities
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Ability to read, speak, write, understand, and follow the English language in both verbal and written format    

LICENSE REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current and valid California RN license
  • Possession of current and valid BLS as required by hospital policy
  • Certification in Wounds and Ostomies by the WOCN Certification Board upon hire, or within 90-days of employment
‚ÄčExternal hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws.




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