Registered Nurse - Wound Ostomy

CHI Health

Posted Under: Grand Island, Nebraska jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs
Posted On: 2018-12-08 00:00:00

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!
Job Responsibilities
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient's individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.

Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
    1. Serves as a resource for nursing staff and other professional staff in educating patients and families in management of wound, ostomy, and continence conditions.

      2. Provides peri-operative education and stoma-site marking for patients undergoing ostomy surgery.

      3. Provides education to professional staff in topics on ostomy care, wound management, and skin care related to incontinence.

        4. Selects appropriate supplies for WOC services in conjunction with Materials Management.

          5. Maintains expertise and keeps abreast of current knowledge in clinical practice by attending professional conferences and seminars, meeting with supply representatives, and reviewing current literature.

            Job Requirements
            We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

            Additional requirements for this role include:
            • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
            • Graduate of an BSN nursing program
            • Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
            • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
            • Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred
            • Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas
              Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system. Additional Information
              • Requisition ID: 2018-R
              • Schedule: Full-time
              • Shift: Day Job