Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse- Home Health in Anaheim, California

St. Joseph Home Care Services is seeking to hire a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse to support complex wound patients, physicians and field clinicians throughout Central and North Orange County.

- This CWON role will be a mix between telephone consultations, in-person meetings with physicians/staff and staff in-field coaching visits.

  • This position is part time, 24 hours per week .

Job Summary: The Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse coordinates and provides care in the home care setting to patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds, and incontinence. Patient care will reflect the physician/agency/health system philosophy and high standards of nursing care for patients. The care includes providing hands-on care as well as education to the patient and PCG(s). Instructs nurses, physicians, and other health care team members in the care of patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds, and incontinence. Performs related supply management and documentation tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Documents the full assessment and create a plan of care with accurate orders, diagnosis and projection of visits for all disciplines necessary to support each patient in EHR.

  • Performs and documents nursing interventions including patient education according to the Plan of Care and adapts these actions as patient needs change.

  • Documentation completed and synchronized/submitted by 10:00 am the following day.

  • Documents patient status in an accurate, timely and concise manner by use of EHR in patient home at the time of visit.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing Degree

  • Completes necessary education to attain a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse Certification

  • RN licensure

  • Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON) Licensure

  • Basic Life Support Certification

  • California Driver’s License and Auto Liability Insurance

  • 1 year nursing experience

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Certified Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse Certification (CWOCN)

  • 2 years of RN experience

  • 1 year of CWOCN (ET) experience

  • 1 year of home health experience

Since 1988, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services has been a trusted leader in home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy, helping clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire receive the quality care they need in the comfort of their home. A member of the St. Joseph Hoag Health alliance, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services is guided by our core values of excellence, service, dignity and justice in everything we do. With over 700 caring employees, we are dedicated to restoring the health and well-being of clients and families at all stages of life’s journey.St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: SJH Home Health Network

Category: Home Health Nursing

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