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Wound Care Nurse Coordinator

Alexandria Hospital 623340 Part Time 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304, US
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Job Description

The WOCN Coordinator communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Develops and monitors standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to improve care and practice continuously, and to enhance outcomes. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice. Serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving. Provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Fosters high standards of practice relating to the care, teaching and rehabilitation of persons having ostomies, fistulas, wounds and incontinence. Serves as a subject-matter- expert to peers, physicians and leaders on complex clinical issues in wound, ostomy, and/or continence care.

Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Develops and monitors standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to improve care and practice continuously, and to enhance outcomes. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice. Serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving. Provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Fosters high standards of practice relating to the care, teaching and rehabilitation of persons having ostomies, fistulas, wounds and incontinence. Serves as a subject-matter- expert to peers, physicians and leaders on complex clinical issues in wound, ostomy, and/or continence care.

Job Responsibilities
 
  • Consistently communicates and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team, patients, and families. Incorporates the expertise of the multi-disciplinary team to maximize patient outcomes.
  • Delegates and coordinates patient care activities to optimize the delivery of treatment modalities.
  • Assists staff to assess the patient's educational needs.
  • Accesses resources from all disciplines to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Keeps informed of operating unit/ and system initiatives. Incorporates the outcomes of the hospital, system teams, and committees into practice.
  • Serves as a change agent in the implementation of practice initiatives.

 

Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Three years RN experience providing wound/ostomy care and wound certification

OR

Five years RN experience providing wound/ostomy care

Current BLS through the American Heart Association

Licensed to practice as an RN in the Commonwealth of Virginia

 

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