Wound Ostomy Consultant Nurse - Escondido, California - NurseRecruiter.com

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Escondido , California, 92025

  • Employer: Palomar Health
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Wound Care
  • Compensation: DOE

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Palomar Health is looking for a Wound Ostomy Consultant to join the Wound Care team on a Part Time basis!

Location: Palomar Medical Center- Escondido, California (about 30 minutes north of San Diego)
Shift: Part Time, Day Shift, 8 hour shifts

Job Duties: Serve as an expert clinician and consultant for patients who have alterations in skin integrity. The scope of care consists of but not limited to wound, ostomy, and continence care. Assist in identifying patients at risk for skin integrity problems and facilitates the creation of appropriate plans of care. Optimize the wound patient experience across the continuum of care. Work collaboratively with the Wound Care Center clinicians, physicians, nurses, and nursing leaders. Actively works in inpatient and SNF settings to identify patients who can benefit from treatment. Provides direct patient consults for treatment recommendations within the scope of practice of a certified wound and ostomy nurse. In addition facilitates the referral process to expedite patient care within the continuum. Leads performance improvement efforts in preventing and reducing hospital acquired pressure injuries. Builds effective working relationships with nursing leadership, advanced practice nurses, nursing staff, clinical resource management staff and physicians. Organizes transdisciplinary wound rounds. Facilitate effectiveness and functioning of Skin Team. Oversees and monitors specialty bed utilization across the continuum, provides utilization reports and updated bed algorithm based on system changes and evidence-based practices. Provide continuing education around wound, ostomy, and continence care.

About us:
From our management team to our volunteer staff, everyone at Palomar Health believes in what we’re doing and where we’re going. Our employees are encouraged to participate in driving the vision and direction of our health care system. And they’re supported while striving for their dreams and participating in the Palomar Health tradition of quality and superior customer service.

Other perks of the Palomar Health organization:
• Starbucks in the lobby of the Escondido location
• Free Parking
• Tuition Reimbursement for continuing education
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• Retirement & Pension Plans
• Generous Paid Time Off
• RN Referral Bonus Program

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Required License: Current CA RN license Required Certification: Current Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) or Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON); Wound Care Certification (WCC) or Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) willing to pursue program to become eligible for CWOCN or CWON within 1 year of hire. American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider.
Minimum Experience: 3 years working with adult patient populations including wound care
Preferred Experience: 2 years practicing as a WOCN, CWCN, or CWS


Escondido, California , 92025

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Palomar Health

Date Posted

Mar 8th, 2019

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