Dignity Health RN Wound Care Ostomy in SANTA MARIA, California

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities

About This Position

In keeping with the Marian Medical Center health care philosophy,the Wound Care/Enterostomal Therapy Nurse monitors, facilitates, evaluates, and provides care and teaching of patients with ostomies, dermal ulcers, fistula, and incontinence problems. Registered Nurses manages quality patient care through the nursing process. Coordinates plan of care with the health care team. Assumes leadership role for unit personnel to prepare and assist them with their responsibilities. Employees are responsible for completion of unit competency assessments, annual safety review, CPR, and renewal of license by maintaining continuing education units as required by hospital policy.

Ensures follow-up of in-patients and counsels outpatients by physician referral. Performs specialized procedures within guidelines of specialization and under the physician's orders.

RN Selection Criteria

At least 1 year Enterostomal Therapy experience preferred. Acute hospital experience preferred. Current California Registered Nurse license; graduation from an IAET-approved school of Enterostomal Therapy. ET Certification preferred. Demonstrates proficiency in wound care and enterostomal nursing.

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Qualifications

At least 1 year Enterostomal Therapy experience preferred. Acute hospital experience preferred. Demonstrates proficiency in wound care and enterostomal nursing. Demonstrates the ability to appropriately delegate patient-care tasks related to wound care to other staff members. Demonstrates effective teaching strategies for both patients and staff Demonstrates the ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently. Demonstrates clear, effective written and oral English skills, and objective, active listening skills Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others across all departments Current California Registered Nurse license

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Job ID 2018-54198

Employment Type Full Time

Department Skilled Nursing Care

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Marian Regional Medical Center

Shift Day

Location SANTA MARIA

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-1630