WOCN Specialist (Wound, Ostomy, Continence RN/Nurse) - Nursing Education - Full-time Days - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

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Job Title: WOCN Specialist

Job Summary:

Insures the delivery of comprehensive health care in accordance with the philosophy, standards of practice, objectives and policies of the Department of Patient Care Services.  Responsible for diagnosis and treatment of common problems related to the treatment, management and rehabilitation of patients with ostomies, wounds and/or continence problems as well as patient education and counseling and education of nursing staff.

  • Responsibilities:Develop, revise and evaluate standards of care   
  • Assist in the selection of supplies, technology and equipment   
  • Assure appropriate rental product utility while maintaining optimal patient safety and outcomes                
  • Develop, provide and evaluate staff education programs, ie. Orientation, inservices and continuing education   
  • Demonstrates competent level of technical skill 
  • Conducts health assessment interview focused on wound, ostomy, continence related care       
  • Performs focused physical assessment.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.     
  • 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            
  • Provides individualized fitting for appropriate medical equipment for in-hospital and outpatient ostomy patients     
  • Identifies available community resources helpful to clients, refers and assists clients in utilizing such resources.   
  • Makes hospital visits to clients and/or takes call as appropriate.

  • BSN degree required.  Master's in Nursing preferred.
  • Graduate of an accredited Wound, Ostomy, Continence Educational Program
  • 2-years of nursing experience
  • NYS RN license and current registration
  • MS Office Suite - intermediate
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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