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RN Enterostomal Therapy - Wound Ostomy Services Inpatient

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  10 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Springfield
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Enterostomal Therapy - Wound Ostomy Services Inpatient for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 10 Hours.

Req ID: 168847

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides professional nursing direct patient care for patients with wound, ostomy and continence needs in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Provides both education and clinical interventions that promote patient independence and self care.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provide direct patient care.  Assess patient and develop plan of care.  Communicates with health care team to support case management of patients.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Develops, delivers, and evaluates education programs for patients, staff and community.  Serves as resource to physicians, staff and community.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Product recommendation and involvement in committees and projects in area of expertise.
  6. Supports the pressure ulcer prevention program.  Updates Pressure Ulcer Policy and Procedure, monitors specialty bed utilization.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health related field.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:       

  • Minimum of 1.5 years nursing experience.
  • Acute care experience preferred. 
  • One year working with wound, ostomy and continence patients preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.       

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing. 
  • Certification as a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) through the WOCN Society or able to obtain within 18 months of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment.
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications and other applicable clinical applications.

 

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Oregon West Network:

  • Minimum certification in Wound and Ostomy Care (CWON) through the WOCN Society or able to obtain within 18 months of hire.

 

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS – RIVERBEND:

  • Ability to lift 35 lbs. on a regular basis, push/pull, bend/twist/stoop, walking/standing/sitting.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $35.55, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse; Registered Nurse - Oregon

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

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