Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: WA > TACOMA > ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
What We Have to Offer To You:
Work Monday - Friday during business hours; no weekends and very limited call for telephone consultation.
Collaborate with other members of the health care team to provide your clinical expertise with wound and ostomy care for patients in the CHI Franciscan Hospitals.
Enjoy our wonderful faith-based culture that is built upon our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.
Competitive salaries plus a comprehensive employee benefits program that includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, generous paid time off, 401(k) with 6% employer match, tuition assistance and more!
Provides acute and rehabilitative care for patients with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. Responsible for education, counseling, research, and administration components within the specialty of Enterostomal (ET), Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) nursing.
Work requires professional nursing expertise and a thorough understanding of patient care standards/practices sufficient to make appropriate recommendations regarding the plan of care of participating patients. Thorough knowledge of current ostomy, prosthetics, and wound treatment modalities is also required.
Develops, implements, and modifies plans of care for wound care, ostomy, and continence patients.
Serves as primary patient educator; educates patients and family regarding ostomy care in order to facilitate complete rehabilitation through independence and self-care. Serves as a resource and provides community outreach.
Serves as a consultant in areas of specialty for FHS and community.
Completes documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and procedures.
Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient's individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
Monitoring patients' conditions and assessing their needs
Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
Administering patients' medications and providing treatments according to physicians' orders
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
Education / Work Experience
Bachelor's degree in Nursing and graduation from an accredited Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education program (at hire or within 9 months from date of hire in the position) and one year of recent work experience in the practice of ET (WOC) nursing that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
Licensure by the Washington State Board of Nursing is required.
Board certification in Wound, Ostomy, and/or Continence Nursing is required.
Current Health Care Provider BLS Certification
Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.
Requisition ID: 2019-R0218051
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: On Call
Market: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Catholic Health Initiative