Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Under limited direction, have authority, responsibility and accountability for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of wound and ostomy throughout OU Medical System.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Consults on special patient cases where a need for specialized wound care and instruction has been identified
Establishes a treatment plan for patients and their families to follow
Administers medications specific to wound care
Notes and carries out physician orders
Takes emergency actions as required
Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient’s condition to appropriate personnel
Evaluates the patient’s/family’s response to care and makes appropriate adjustments as needed
Serves as a resource person for medical and hospital staff regarding wound care
Collaborates on discharge needs and the readiness of a patient’s discharge with the medical team
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Associate Degree Nurse who is actively enrolled in BSN program required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
Experience: Two (2) years experience in Nursing.
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing. Board Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse, Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse, or Certified Ostomy Continence Nurse certifications preferred. For AD to BSN student, obtain certification within 18-24 months post BSN. BLS (American Heart Association) upon hire
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have current knowledge of nursing role in wound-ostomy care. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
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