Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse SpecialistFacility: St Francis Hospital Location: Roslyn, NY Department: Nursing Education Category: Nursing / Nursing Leadership Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: 8a-4p ReqNum: 6034669
WOC Nurse Specialist
St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center is New York State's only specialty designated cardiac center. A member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, St. Francis is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a national leader for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, as well as for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. Additionally, U.S. News rates St. Francis as high performing in Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, and Pulmonology. Nursing care at St. Francis is also nationally recognized, with multiple Magnet designations, as well as the AMSN PRISM Awards and Beacon Awards. St. Francis has regularly out-scored other hospitals on Long Island.
St. Francis Hospital is dedicated to providing a supportive environment, committed to the highest standards of patient care, where health care professionals can develop their expertise and strengthen their credentials.
Responsibilities will include:
Demonstrates successful pressure injury reduction strategies and ostomy management by applying evidence based practice, fiscal accountability and staff competency.
Able to educate all members of the interdisciplinary care team.
Reference reflected skilled communication, effective decision making and authentic leadership.
Understands the spirit of a Magnet Hospital including enthusiasm to conduct nursing research.
Masters in nursing, Wound Ostomy and Continence National Nursing Certification. Preferred APRN (NP or CNS). Nursing experience reflects accountability and autonomy.
Must have experience for a minimum of 2 years working in the role of WOCN.
Current ACLS, PALS and FCCS preferred, preferred experienced as a clinical educator preferred or experienced as a assistant nurse manager.
Certification in all 3 specialties through WOCN Certification Board.
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.