AdventHealthWound Ostomy IP Level B RN
Tampa, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Debt-Free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Day Shift

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa

The role you’ll contribute:

The WOCN serves as a care consultant and provider for patients with complex wound care needs and ostomy management. Accountable for collaborating with the health care team to define and communicate the expected patterns of care for this patient population. Provides leadership for education and research programs to support the advancement of wound and ostomy care and improvement of patient outcomes through implementation of evidenced based practice. Serves as a resource, leader, and role model for wound and ostomy care and functions as a liaison with the community, other health care professionals, and other disciplines regarding areas of wound and ostomy care.

The Registered Nurse provides self-directed, effective nursing care to groups of patients and other duties as assigned in accordance with Division of Nursing standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 464.003 (3).

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse assesses patient care needs associated with wound ostomy continence as evidenced by:

o Quarterly Pressure Ulcer Survey

o Completes comprehensive assessment of wound, ostomy patients

o Responds to physician and nursing request for consultation on patients pre and post ostomy, patients with skin breakdown, draining wounds, and urinary incontinence

· Conducts and documents assessments and suggested interventions

· The WOCN assesses educational needs of the nurse and potential educational needs across the organization through the review of annual nursing education survey and interactions with nurses

· Assists staff in developing and maintaining competency in maintaining skin integrity

· Develops nursing diagnosis to meet the needs of wound, ostomy, incontinent patients.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

· Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing

· One or more years of nursing practice experience.

· One year of practice in which leadership and teaching competence has been demonstrated

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

· Bachelors Degree in Nursing or related specialty area

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

· Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Florida or Licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.

· BLS

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

· Board Certified in Wound, Ostomy Care (WOCN) or obtain within 6 months of hire

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Tampa

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $33.509 - $47.87

  • Location: Tampa, FL

  • Job ID: 24022418

  • Job Family: Wound Care

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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