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Wound Ostomy RN Trainee

Company: Kaiser
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Under the direction of the WOCN, primary role will include, but not be limited to, the direct care of patient and family of patients with gastrointestinal and genitourinary stomas, gastrointestinal and genitourinary continence disorders, acute/chronic wounds and fistulas. Direct care may encompass the complete care continuum and include assessment, testing, planning of care, intervention(s) and on-going re-evaluation of patients.Essential Functions:--- Under the direction of a WOCN, may provide follow-up and interventions to patients diagnosed with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulae, or skin breakdown secondary to pressure, incontinence, venous hypertension, arterial insufficiency, trauma, surgery or diabetic neuropathy and other related skin issues.--- Under the direction of a WOCN, may provide direct patient care counseling of individuals anticipating surgery which may result in the creation of a stoma, individualized instruction for those who have an abdominal stoma for the diversion of stool or urine, or assessment and treatment recommendations for the above stated skin breakdown conditions.--- Assists patient through continuum of care for management of related issues.--- Evaluates new and currently used products for ostomy, continence and wound care.--- Makes recommendations to patients in obtaining related products.--- Under the direction of a WOCN, may assess individual patient needs and goals, and provides educational programs to physicians, nursing, and other paramedical professionals on ostomy/wound care management and self-care education.--- Assist the WOCN in conducting continuing educational programs for physicians and nursing personnel. This helps provide current standards of practice for ostomy patients.--- Assist the WOCN in providing patient/family teaching and education regarding ostomy/wound care and selfmanagement.--- Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and KaiserPermanente's policies and procedures.--- In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.--- Kaiser Permanente is an EEO/AA Employer.Basic Qualifications:Experience--- Minimum one (1) year of previous clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse.Education--- Bachelor's degree required.--- Acceptance into an approved, accredited Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing (WOCN) program.License, Certification, Registration--- Current CA RN license.--- AHA BLS.--- Completion of accredited program and board certification as CWOCN or CWON within one (1) year of hire into the position. -Additional Requirements:--- Demonstrated knowledge of pediatric and adult patient teaching principles.--- Effective communication skills.--- Fine motor dexterity. -Preferred Qualifications:--- N/AJob Schedule: Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Huntington Beach , Wound Ostomy RN Trainee, Healthcare , Huntington Beach, California

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