This position is for a regional Wound Ostomy Certified RN at
Asheville and Transylania clinic locations.
WOCN certification is required. Prefer experience in
hypberbarics as well.
Role Summary: Collaborate, consult and supervise the management
of complex wound, ostomy and continence needs of patients across
multiple clinical specialties. Demonstrates clinical expertise
through the integration of advanced skills, knowledge and
competencies in a self governing practice Plans, implements,
evaluates, delegates and supervises ongoing professional nursing
care for assigned patients. Supports families and caregivers'
educational, physical and emotional needs across the continuum of
care to reduce unanticipated and unexpected outcomes. Provides for
staff development and education to all levels of health care
providers including outside nursing education programs. Uses
research to transform practice and facilitate change within the
organization to enhance quality, cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
Conducts surveillance for hospital acquired pressure ulcers and
facilitates interventions to reduce nosocomial ulcer development
and generate positive patient outcomes. Is responsible for product
review in area of expertise and maintains records and statistics
reflecting role performance in both agency wide and departmental
committees and projects. Upholds professional standards of nursing
practice as determined by the NCBON and the WOCN Society.
Exemplifies the Mission and Vision for Mission Hospital and the
Department of Nursing.
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Nursing.
Required License: Must have and maintain current licensure as
registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC
(Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact) license may apply, licensee
should confirm with NCBON.Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider
Certification: WOCN National Certification within two years of
Preferred License: None.
Required Experience: Minimum of 5 years of recent clinical
nursing experience with at least 2 years in an acute care setting.
Must possess critical thinking skills, the ability to assess
patients, proficiency in organizing resources, and establishing
priorities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, the
ability to analyze, develop, and maintain efficient office flow,
identify and resolve problems, and delegate effectively. Must
demonstrate reliability and the ability to maintain
confidentiality. Must have a proven record of working autonomously
and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team. Must have the
ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional literature,
technical proposals and reports and be able to effectively educate
Preferred Experience: Board certified WOC nurse with 3 years