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Registered Nurse (RN) Wound Care/Ostomy Educator PRN

Overland Park, KS, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Menorah Medical Center, a full-service, acute care hospital located on the corner of 119th and Nall in Overland Park, serves the community's healthcare needs by providing compassionate care and some of the most advanced treatment options available in the Kansas City area.
Menorah Medical Center offers emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people of all ages. We have board–certified ER doctors, critical care nurses and support staff who are available around the clock.
Whether you are experiencing a minor emergency or a life-threatening situation, we can provide the emergency care you need.
 
Position Summary:
 
       The Wound Care Nurse Educator serves as a collaborative agent who functions as an expert in the area of wound care. The WCNS uses the nursing process to provide care to patients with complex draining wounds, fistulas, pressure and vascular ulcers.   The WCNS has the authority, responsibility and accountability for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of wound care for referred patients. The specialist will also function as a consultant for both inpatients and outpatients with complex draining wounds, fistulas, pressure and vascular ulcers and skin problems related to fecal and urinary incontinence. The Ostomy Nurse functions as an expert in the area of stomal care. The Ostomy Nurse uses the nursing process to provide direct patient care to people with colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies and percutaneous tubes/drains.
 

Qualifications

Qualifications:
 
Education:
 
Bachelor's degree required. Graduate degree in healthcare related field preferred.  Graduate from WOCN accredited Wound Care Nurse Specialist Program.  Minimum of three years clinical practice experience
 
Licensure/Certifications:
 
Current state license or certification in area of specialty required. Demonstrates knowledge and practical application of theories and principles of adult education. Experience in education ideal, though not a prerequisite.
Demonstrates professional growth, initiative and creativity.
National certification by WOCN as a Wound Care Specialist.
Experience in teaching in an academic or healthcare related field preferred.                 
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HCA Midwest Health
Facility: Menorah Medical Center
Job ID: 09723-50797
Category: Education Training and Professional Development
Contract: PRN
Shift: PRN/Per Diem
Job Class: PRN

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