Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse - Sonoma Home Health Direct -

Job Summary: The Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse coordinates and provides care in the home care setting to patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds, and incontinence. Patient care will reflect the physician/agency/health system philosophy and high standards of nursing care for patients. The care includes providing hands-on care as well as education to the patient and PCG(s). Instructs nurses, physicians, and other health care team members in the care of patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute or chronic wounds, and incontinence. Performs related supply management and documentation tasks. Essential Functions: Documents the full assessment and create a plan of care with accurate orders, diagnosis and projection of visits for all disciplines necessary to support each patient in EHR. Performs and documents nursing interventions including patient education according to the Plan of Care and adapts these actions as patient needs change. Documentation completed and synchronized/submitted by 10:00 am the following day. Documents patient status in an accurate, timely and concise manner by use of EHR in patient home at the time of visit. Utilizing the nursing process, initiates assessment, planning, and implementation of care; also instructs nursing personnel in the care of patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds, and incontinence. Assists physicians in caring for patients with all of the above conditions, in addition to stoma sizing, teaching intermittent catheterization, and consultation. Provides comprehensive post-op care to patients and teaching to patients and their PCG(s) regarding care. Evaluates, selects, and recommends supplies and equipment for patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds and incontinence. Documents patient care in accordance with home health standards and state and federal regulations. Attends patient care conferences and staff meetings as required; communicates patients’ special needs to appropriate health care team members. Serves as a consultant to nursing staff, physicians, and other health care team members related to his/her area of expertise. Provides in-service educational programs as needed to nurses, physicians, and other health care team members in cooperation with the Education Director. Keeps current in area of expertise by attending professional programs and participating in professional organizations. Attends scheduled meetings. Completes mandatory in-services by attendance and or designated timeframe. Skills: Effective communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to prioritize and critically think. Good understanding of computer software and can easily adapt to computer programs. Organizational skills. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Time management. Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations. Demonstrates customer service skills Minimum Position Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Completes necessary education to attain a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse Certification. Experience: 1 year Nursing experience Licenses/Certifications: Current RN licensure. Current Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON). Basic Life Support. CA Driver’s license. Auto insurance Preferred Position Qualifications: Experience: 2 years Nursing experience 1 year CWOCN (ET) experience. 1 year Home health experience. Licenses/Certifications: Certified Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse Certification (CWOCN). IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • 2 years Nursing experience.
  • 1 year CWOCN (ET) experience.
  • 1 year Home health experience.


Job Requirements:
  • Hire select home health care personnel
  • Provide nursing guidance and care to patients at home
  • Direct the home care patient's care based on individual patient needs
  • Performing in-home visits for home health clients
  • Coordinate care with other health care professionals
  • Give accurate information to patients, patient families and home health care staff members regarding cost for home health care services
  • Supervise home health aides and licensed practical nurse in care
  • Serving both hospice and home health patients
  • Provide professional nursing care for assigned patients
  • Provide a wide range of nursing care to patients in the home care setting
  • Administer skilled nursing care to patients requiring intermittent professional nursing services
  • Assess the patient's condition during every home health care visit
  • Work in a home care environment providing hospice services to home bound patients
  • Conduct regular patient care conferences and coordinate patient care with all care providers
  • Coordinating nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards
  • Provide a wide range of nursing care to patients in the home care setting
  • Provide nursing care to patients in the home setting
  • Ensure market development and growth
  • Administer skilled nursing care to patients requiring intermittent professional nursing services
  • Administer skilled nursing care to patientsrequiring intermittent professional nursing services
Company
JSA
Posted
09/15/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Santa Rosa, CA 95402, US