WOCN Specialist (Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse) - NURSING EDUCATION (Full-Time 37.50) Day 8:00am to 4:30pm

Job Description

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NURSING EDUCATION - Req #81945


Job Title: WOCN Specialist


Job Summary:

The Clinical Coordinator is a Registered Professional Nurse with broad knowledge and skills who participates in the coordination of clinical programs and services for designated patient populations.  


Responsible for development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of clinical programs and services for designated patient populations.

 
Roles & Responsibilities

1.

Participates in the development, implementation and coordination of clinical services and programs for designated patient populations.  Activities may include but are not limited to:

 

a.

Patient screening

 

b.

Treatments and procedures, where applicable

 

c.

Patient and family education

 

d.

Discharge planning and follow-up

 

e.

Case management

 

f.

Research

2.

Promotes an interdisciplinary approach in patient care delivery.

3.

Serves as a resource for patients and their families.

4.

Acts as a patient advocate utilizing the Patient Bill of Rights.

5.

Participates in promoting and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

Professional Practice

1.

Supports the mission, philosophy, goals and objectives of the Department of Nursing and The Mount Sinai Medical Center.

2.

Maintains clinical competence.

3.

Is responsible and accountable for his/her own nursing practice.

4.

Advocates the highest standards of nursing practice.

5.

Approaches patients, families and other members of the health care team in a professional, respectful manner.

6.

Serves as a clinical role model and resource to the nursing staff.

7.

Serves as a professional resource to other members of the health care team.

8.

Demonstrates professional involvement by:

 

a.

Attending and participating in workshops, seminars, and courses as presenter or author.

 

b.

Keeping abreast of current literature and trends in practice.

 

c.

Participating in related professional organizations.

9.

Considers ethical issues in professional nursing practice.

10

Treats co-workers, patients and families with dignity and respect.

11.

Is open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people, and promotes and environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity.

12.

Maintains attendance and punctuality record in accordance with departmental standards.

13.

Adheres to dress code in accordance with departmental policy.

 

Administrative Practice

1.

Collaborates with other members of the health care team in the development, implementation, and ongoing review of policies, procedures, and standards of care for designated patient populations.

2.

Demonstrates knowledge of hospital, departmental and care center standards, policies, procedures and guidelines as well as regulatory agency standards.

3.

Participates in the development and implementation of continuous quality improvement programs.

4.

Participates in risk management activities including identifying and communicating issues of risk in a timely manner.

5.

Participates in committee activities.

6.

Is aware of and responsive to budgetary constraints and incorporates financial principles into program development and allocation of resources.

7.

Recognizes each individual's right to health care unrestricted by age, race, color, sex,  age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or source of payment.

8.

Assists in the performance appraisal process of designated Nursing staff.


 

Requirements:
  • BSN degree required.  Master's in Nursing and certification in speciality area are highly preferred.
  • Progressive job related experience specific to area of responsibility
  • NYS RN license and registration
  • MS Office Suite - Basic
 
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. 

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 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 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

 

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