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Registered Nurse

Location: Downey
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Make a difference every single dayWhen the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence! From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals!The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) is an RN who is an expert clinical practitioner responsible for providing consultation, education and client management expertise for specific clinical areas. The WOCNs at Cedars-Sinai provide evidence based, hands-on care to patients dealing with chronic wounds, ostomy or incontinence issues to improve their outcomes and help them return to their normal lives. They also provide a Wound Care Leadership Course for unit-based resource nurses charged with aiding colleagues in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of pressure ulcers.As an expert WOCN consultant you will be responsible for

  • educating patient and family regarding physical and psychological management of ostomies.
  • providing consultation for inpatients with full-thickness Pressure Ulcers and investigating all Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers.
  • providing staff education and workshops related to pressure ulcer and ostomy management while assessing education needs of staff in areas of expertise.
  • actively participating in professional organizations to maintain awareness of current trends within the WOCN specialtyThis position is eligible for an Employee Referral Program bonus. See website for details: #Jobs-Indeed
    Educational requirements:Graduate of an accredited Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.Licensure/Certification/Registration requirements:
    • Valid California State RN State License
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
    • Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) Wound care certification required.Experience:
      • Minimum 1 year recent acute RN experience in specialty to include planning, teaching and directing care.
      • Two years knowledge and experience in ostomy and wound care preferred.
        Working Title:Registered Nurse - Certified Wound Ostomy Continence - Department of Wound and Ostomy Care - 10-Hr Days
        Business Entity:Nursing
        Job Category:,Nursing,Nursing
        Job Specialty:Nursing
        Position Type:Full-time
        Shift Length:10 hour shift
        Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Downey , Registered Nurse , Other , Downey, California

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