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Wound Ostomy Continence RN (WOCN) – FT

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San Antonio, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Center City San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. Our 354 bed hospital offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our Suzell Waller Women’s pavilion, the only stand-alone facility in downtown San Antonio dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, has earned an excellent reputation, one baby at a time.


Metropolitan Methodist Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare and for the third consecutive year as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. We are pleased to announce it is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We have also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for our focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 5 consecutive rating periods, as well as Leapfrog’s Top General Hospital award in 2017. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Metropolitan Methodist Hospital under Locations.



As a professional Registered Nurse (RN) at Methodist, you would serve as an advocate for the patient and their family. We are looking for RNs who have a passion for serving humanity and want to deliver exceptional care to those they serve.
 
We offer you a generous benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment
 
Essential Job Functions:
1. The WOCN serves as a consultant in the management of patients with complicated fistulas, wounds, ostomies and incontinence and provides recommendations for the effective and appropriate use of specialty beds, wound care products and ostomy supplies. Communicates appropriately to other employees and customers based on the situation and the age level of the person.

2. The WOCN provides ostomy marking prior to surgery as requested by a physician.

3. The WOCN serves as primary patient educator for all patients undergoing ostomy surgery as well as resource person for patients who have had previous surgery. Education includes pre-operative and postoperative teachings.

4. The WOCN provides Outpatient Education with physician referral for patients with pouching problems or with skin problems related to the ostomy.

5. The WOCN serves as an educator in the treatment of patients with ostomies, altered skin integrity and urinary incontinence for patients, patient families, nursing staff, physicians, administration and other disciplines to augment and support education services. The WOCN uses appropriate teaching-learning principles in order to best facilitate the information. The WOCN presents relevant in-services regarding the above mentioned topics as requested by education or nursing directors.

6. The WOCN establishes relationships with others throughout MHS to develop a network and mentoring opportunities. Develops relationships with other departments within MHS and seeks out opportunities for integration and interaction.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate from professional nursing program and must have Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • Must enroll in a recognized Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse program within 2 months of hire or be a graduate of such program. 
  • Six to twelve months recent clinical nursing experience

 

If you find this opportunity to improve the lives of our patients compelling, we encourage you to apply and learn more about how we can work together in “Serving Humanity to Honor God”.

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Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Facility: Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
Job ID: 01578-96679
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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