Fairview Health Services Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse - RN in Chisago Lakes, Minnesota


Fairview Home Care and Hospice is one of the Twin Cities’ largest home health care agencies. We have been in business more than 30 years. Our staff is known for excellence in patient care with a wide range of needs, from the most basic to the most complex.

We are looking for a full time Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse to join our Chisago City team! Will work Monday through Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM and no weekends!

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Home Care Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse plans and delivers wound, ostomy, or continence services to patients using the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and teaching. Provides consultation, education, and direct care for patients with needs in the areas of wounds, ostomies, and incontinence problems. WOC Nursing collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other health care disciplines to determine best treatment protocols, and facilitate quality outcomes for ostomy and wound care patients. WOC Nursing incorporates current research and best practice guidelines for the care of ostomy and wound patients.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and graduation from an accredited WOC Nursing program.


  • One year recent RN experience in acute care, home care, hospice or long term care.

  • Completion of WOC Nursing Internship as part of WOC Nursing Program.

  • Ability to function in job role independently.


  • Licensed as a RN and eligible to practice in Minnesota.

  • Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse (CWOCN) or Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON), or the ability to become certified within 1 year of hire.

  • BLS for Health Care Providers certification

Additional Requirements

  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license (or license that matches your current permanent residence).

  • Current and adequate automobile insurance policy.

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Computer skills (able to document effectively in EMR).

  • Interest and ability to lecture and provide staff education related to WOC nursing.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27521

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality HomeCare/Hospice

Location Fairview Home Care & Hospice-Chisago City

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Nursing - Homecare Hospice