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Wound Ostomy Nurse - Per Diem - Penn Medicine Princeton Health, Plainsboro, NJ
  • Job ID: 91594
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Wound Care
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: Wednesdays plus one other day of the week.
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine Princeton Health
  • Location: Plainsboro, NJ
  • Address: 1 Plainsboro Road
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
  • Employment Type: Part Time Regular 19- hrs/wk


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Position Description:
Penn Medicine Princeton Health has an opening for a Per Diem Wound Ostomy Registered Nurse in Plainsboro, NJ.

The qualified candidate will be an experienced RN who sub-specializes in wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) care and be responsible for the treatment and management of disorders affecting the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. As such, their scope of care typically involves the treatment of ostomies, stomas, acute and chronic wounds, and urinary and fecal incontinence. The Clinical Nurse Specialist for Wound, Ostomy, and Continence assists the nursing staff, physician and medical residents in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patients with wounds, ostomies, and continence problems. Education in skin and wound care, ostomy care, and continence care is provided for staff in orientation and within the continuing nursing education program. Is a consultant for the physicians of PHCS.

Minimum Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education -
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required

Related Work Experience -
• Minimum 2 years clinical experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Active Registered Nurse license in the state of New Jersey
• Wound Care Certification (WCC) Preferred.
• Ostomy Management Specialist (OMS) Preferred
• Lymphedema Lower Extremity (LLE) Preferred
• Diabetic Wound Certified (DWC) Preferred
• Diplomat of the American Professional Wound Care Association (DAPWCA) Preferred

SPECIALIZED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; customer service orientation, teamwork approach, flexibility, organizational and problem-solving skills
• Medical Teamwork
• Multi-tasking
• Bedside Manner
• Administering Medication
• Nursing Skills
• Physiological Knowledge
• Infection Control
• Health Promotion and Maintenance
• Pain Management
• Acute/Critical Care
• Able to read and write English and communicate fluently in English
• Basic computer skills

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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