HCA, Hospital Corporation of America CWOC/ET Nurse Wound Care in Dallas, Texas

Registered Nurse/RN - Nurse Wound Care
Full Time Days (No Weekends)

The hospital-based WOCN serves as the clinical resource and consultant for the acute and rehabilitative care of patients with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems (i.e.: complex non-healing wounds, ostomy, fistulas, tube complications, pressure wounds). The WOCN conducts administrative duties, including staff education on evidence-based wound ostomy continence management, data collection, research, and participation with division-level activities.

Direct patient care duties: •Performs nursing evaluation to identify wound, ostomy, and continence needs upon initial visit for all patients •Performs and documents comprehensive wound, ostomy, and continence focused assessment on each visit •Documents all nursing interventions, nursing care, medications/dressings utilized, pertinent findings, complications and any other medical information of nursing related care on all patients •Serves as a clinical resource to all departments throughout MCDH •Educates patients and their families on wound, ostomy, and continence needs and management •Provides care for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients •Performs all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

REQUIRED: Two years medical/surgical nursing experience preferred Current RN license in the State of Texas or compact Current American Heart Association BLS Provider Current certification by the Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) as a wound ostomy continence nurse (CWOCN), wound nurse (WCN), wound and ostomy nurse (CWON), ostomy continence nurse (COCN) preferred

Title: CWOC/ET Nurse Wound Care

Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City - Dallas

Requisition ID: 01505-82654