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Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse

Job ID: 10379
Category: Professional/Managerial
Department: Surgical Care Admin
Schedule: Varies
Shift: Varies
Hours: Full Time
Salary:
Location: Pasadena, CA
Date Posted: October 24, 2017
When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.

The WOCN is responsible for supporting the infrastructure necessary to develop and maintain a therapeutic environment for patients, families, and staff members. Coordinates treatment to provide comprehensive wound assessments and plan of care including goals, implementation of treatment, evaluation and outcomes for patients throughout the organization. Provides patient, family and staff education regarding wound management, prevention of pressure injuries, support surfaces, dressing selections and other therapies. Is a resource person for physicians and clinical staff. Participates in performance improvement plan of the organization.
Education:
BSN. Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.
Experience/Training:
Minimum two years recent clinical experience.
Licenses/Certifications:
Current and active California nursing license. Certified Enterostomal Therapist.
Skills:
Expertise in the management of difficult patient, family and staff situations. Exemplary organization and problem solving skills. Leadership ability and collaborative style. Ability to manage activities and multiple priorities within complex systems.

Innovating the delivery of healthcare as the San Gabriel Valley region’s only Level II Trauma Center and Level III NICU, Huntington Hospital is a 635-bed non-profit regional medical center. We deliver nationally recognized care across over 90 service areas to our community and beyond.

Located in downtown Pasadena, you’ll find yourself among charming neighborhoods and a relaxed community that is still close enough to all that L.A. has to offer. So join us, and find out what it’s like to discover Careers at a Higher Level™.