The Wound Ostomy Care Nurse (WOCN) functions under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager. The WOCN is responsible for assisting in the management and rehabilitation of patients with wounds, ostomies, abdominal stomas, incontinence, ulcers and other skin conditions. The WOCN serves in the role as both clinician and consultant. The WOCN provides leadership and direction for coordination and improvement of WOC care, including development of policies and procedures, guidelines, standards of care and research. Other duties as assigned.
Current RN licensure in the state.
Graduate of accredited wound ostomy care nurse program with current licensure in the state.
At least 2 years of current experience in the specialty is required.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred.