Mount Sinai Careers

WOCN SPECIALIST

Brooklyn, New York
Nursing


Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System Careers

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

Being a member of our nursing team at the Mount Sinai Health System is truly a badge of honor. Our nursing professionals provide leadership in a stimulating, supportive, and state-of-the-art environment where expertise is valued and collaboration is essential. As members of interdisciplinary care teams, nurses work alongside recognized leaders in all areas of clinical care—sharing outstanding resources, ideas, and technology to improve patients’ lives. 

 

Strength Through DiversityGround breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 

What You’ll Do:

Nurse Practitioner, Wound, Ostomy, Continence Specialist (WOCN) who provides safe, competent, quality care based on nursing theory and research to a designated group of patients.

  • Develop, revise and evaluate standards of care, assist in the selection of supplies, technology and equipment.
  • Conducts health assessment interview focused on wound, ostomy, continence related care, Performs focused physical assessment, Develops plan of care based on the diagnosis and individual client needs, Prescribes medications and treatments as appropriate
  • Works collaboratively with the health care team and makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated,
  • Records, reports and interprets the client’s responses to the plan of care
  • Teaches, counsels, and assists individuals and families to assume responsibility for prevention of complications as they relate to patients with ostomies, wounds, or continence problems
  • Serves as a role model and resource person for professional and paraprofessional staff.

  

What You’ll Bring:

  • Current NY State Registered Nurse License and Registration, Master’s Degree in Nursing, Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, 
  • Graduation from an accredited Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Education Program and obtaining certification within 12 months from date of hire. 
  • At least two years of nursing experience, Nurse Practitioner experience of a least one year preferred.  
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.  Effective organization skills.  Effective interpersonal skills.  Computer skills.  Ability to problem solve using critical thinking     

 

Strength Through Diversity

 

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a 
part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

 

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

 

Who We Are

 

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans