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Registered Nurse - Inpatient Wound Care - Full Time (.9) - Day Shift

Department:  NURSING SERVICES
Work Schedule:  0700-1530
Status:  A1 - Full-Time
FTE:  0.9

Description:

The Wound and Ostomy Nurse promotes and provides acute and rehabilitative care to patients with abdominal stomas, wounds, fistulas, drains, pressure ulcers and incontinence. This RN utilizes the nursing process to perform patient evaluation in order to identify and direct the implementation of an appropriate prevention and/or intervention plan for the patient. In addition, this RN serves as an educator for staff and patients, taking into account their age and developmental level, in accordance with the Standards of Care and the mission, philosophy, policies and procedures of the Mohawk Valley Health System. This RN will be required to participate in the care of both inpatients and outpatients across the Health System, on both campuses, as needed.

Requirements:

-Current NYS RN License

-BSN required

-Current credentialing as a Certified Wound and Ostomy Nurse (CWON®) preferred

-If not currently certified, this RN must be willing to work toward and fulfill rigorous eligibility requirements to be able to sit for and pass the CWON® certification examination within two years of date of hire

-CPR certification required

-Minimum of 5 years acute care/hospital based nursing experience required

-Ability to work independently required

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required

-Positive attitude and excellent attendance record required

-Potential candidate must possess high level skills in critical thinking, assessment and delegation


Nearest Major Market: Utica

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