WOC Therapy Nurse, RN
Wound Healing Center
Full-Time - Days - 36 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the supervision of the Nurse Practitioner – Program Manager, the Wound Ostomy Continence Therapy Nurse works collaboratively with physicians and nursing to provide specialized care for patients with ostomies, wounds and skin trauma. He/she is competent to provide care for patient population neonatal to geriatrics.
Education & Training: BSN required. Postgraduate training or willing to enroll within 1 year after hire in an accredited Wound, Ostomy, Continence, Nurses Education Program.
Experience: Clinical experience in medical/surgical nursing (3+) years. Patient education and staff education experience preferred.
License, Certification & Registration: Current Professional Licensure as RN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If or when Board-Certified Enterostomal Therapy Nurse, must re-certify every 5 years. Basic Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Other Requirements: Consideration will be given to applicants currently enrolled in an accredited Wound, Ostomy, Continence, Nurses Education Program with the wound classroom portion completed. Familiarity and competency in using appliances associated with enterostomal therapy. Knowledge of equipment available for use with draining wounds, fistulae, tubes and skin trauma.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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