Georgia Employer ENTERSTOMAL THERAPY NURSE SPECIALIST in Atlanta, Georgia
POSITION DESCRIPTIONThe WOC Nurse Specialist will be responsible for providing wound and ostomy care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The WOC nurse specialist at NSH will enjoy a manageable inpatient caseload with additional responsibility of outpatient ostomy care. Serves as a clinical resource and consultant to the nursing staff in the care of patients with ostomies, fistula tubes, dermal wounds, incontinence, and other disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems. Assists in staff development, staff education, and patient education related to care. POSITION REQUIREMENTSRequired: 1. BSN graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations. 2. Two years clinical nursing experience. 3. Certified in American Heart Association s Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS). Preferred: 1. Graduate of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing (WOCN) Education Program 2. Two years WOCN Experience 3. WOCN specialty board certification 4. Knowledge of program development and teaching experience.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: YesWORK HOURS: 8a-4:30pWEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: NoON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: NoNorthside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.Employer's Job# 10103282Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.