Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy – Orlando in Orlando, FL at FH Orlando

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    270846
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description



Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy – Orlando

Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.



Department Profile:

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse is a registered nurse who provides acute and rehabilitative care for people with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. The nurse provides direct patient care to people with abdominal stomas, wounds, fistulas, drains, pressure ulcers, and other complicated wounds, and continence disorders. The nurse participates in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of a plan of care for patients with wounds, ostomies, and continence needs. The role of the nurse entails patient, family education, consultation, and patient advocacy. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm



Job Summary:

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse is a registered nurse who provides acute and rehabilitative care for people with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. The nurse provides direct patient care to people with abdominal stomas, wounds, fistulas, drains, pressure ulcers, and other complicated wounds, and continence disorders. The nurse participates in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of a plan of care for patients with wounds, ostomies, and continence needs. The role of the nurse entails patient, family education, consultation, and patient advocacy. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Current knowledge in wounds, ostomies, and continence
  • Ability to communicate with patients, staff, and peers li>
  • Ability to work with people of various backgrounds
  • Ability to work under stress and deadlines
  • Organizational and time management skills in order to manage a full patient caseload on a daily basis
  • Computer skills including Microsoft office (preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Registered Nurse with completion of a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence program
  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse
  • Basic Life Support
  • BSN (preferred)
  • National Certification in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing by the Wound, Ostomy Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) (preferred)


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Establishes a baseline for reassessment for ongoing plan of care by obtaining pertinent data from the EMR, patient, family, and other members of the health care team that includes PHH, labs, nutritional assessment, Braden risk assessment, pressure redistribution, and adjunctive therapies
  • Writes an initial plan of care for the patient including goals for treatment that is evidence-based, feasible, and cost effective for the patient, hospital, and staff.
  • Provides follow-up in a frequency established by the department, documenting in the EMR, the effectiveness of the plan of care, provides rationale if goal is not met, alters plan if needed and continues to monitor on an ongoing basis until goal is reached, patient is discharged, or nurse signs off to another provider
  • Works weekends and/or takes call on weekends on a rotational basis for multi-campus wound, ostomy, continence nursing issues. Will come in when needed to see patients for emergent needs that cannot wait until following work day.
  • Flexibility in providing holiday/modified holiday coverage for the multi-campus system as scheduled by the Clinical Nurse Manager, and in accordance to department policy.
  • Maintains skills in alignment with department as a whole, in terms of educational updates, mandatory meetings, department policy, net learning activities, and other activities to ensure a cohesive work group.
  • Communicates with Clinical Nurse Manager and team members any issues that impact patient care, including but not limited to; calls received on weekend call, patients seen on holidays requiring reassignment within the team to ensure appropriate follow-up.
  • Applies Erickson’s Stages for Growth and Development and Adult Learning Theory when caring for patient’s across the lifespan from the newborn to the elderly population.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Wound, Ostomy, Registered Nurse, RN, Orlando



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Sep 10, 2018, 10:49:20 AM

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