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Registered nurse - enterostomal clinic

Company: Coxhealth
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Job Summary The Skin/Wound/Ostomy nurse specializes in the management of patients with urinary and fecal diversions (i.e. ostomies), draining wounds and fistulas, fecal and urinary incontinence, and acute and chronic wounds such as post-operative surgical wounds requiring packing or negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), pressure ulcers and vascular ulcers. The nurse must be able to assess patient condition, administer medications, change dressings, manage NPWT pumps (wound vacs), and mark ostomy sites pre-operatively. The Skin/Wound/Ostomy nurse provides support and education to patients and their families, including but not limited to pre and post-operative teaching, wound care, ostomy care, and ostomy appliance maintenance/trouble-shooting. Job Requirements Education Required: Graduate of an approved nursing program Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Experience Preferred: One year of bedside nursing experience within the last five years Preferred: Previous recent acute care med/surg nursing experience Preferred: Wound and/or Ostomy experience Skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Demonstrate effective leadership abilities Exhibits valuable time management skills Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills Flexibility and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment Licensure/Certification/Registration Required: MO RN license Required: BLS must be obtained within 90 days of hire Required: Must obtain a CWOCN, CWS, or CWCA certification from NAWCO, WOCNCB, or ABWM within 18 month of hire Additional Information Job Benefits & Perks! ***Candidates may be eligible for a sign on bonus*** o Relocation bonus available for qualified candidates o Loan forgiveness available for qualified candidates o RN to BSN tuition assistance up to $12,500 o $1.00 BSN pay o $1.00 certification pay o Up to $5,000 STAR Clinical ladder bonus per year o Tuition reimbursement up to $1,200 per year o Up to 80 hours of Earned Time Off (ETO) o Preceptor pay for your time supporting new staff o Shared Governance Council o Health/Dental/Vision o Retirement with employer match o Onsite daycare with extended hours, holidays and weekends o Employee Discount at CoxHealth Fitness Centers o Pharmacy delivery to your unit o On-site Employee Health services o Opportunity to earn referral bonuses of up to $5,000 per hire for certain positions o 1906 Employee Store o 20% tuition discount on most classes at Cox College o Cafeteria discount If you would like more information about job benefits & perks, please feel free to email us@hr-recruitment@coxhealth.com or visit https://www.coxhealth.com/employees/benefits/

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