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WOC Nurse - Patient Safety

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC

Date Posted: Oct 5, 2020

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Patient Safety

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 8HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 8A-4:30P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do

Summary:

The WOC Nurse has a multifaceted role, incorporating the primary components of clinical practice, consultation, education, research and leadership into the care of patients with select disorders of the gastrointestinal genitourinary, and integumentary systems. Utilizing expert knowledge and advanced assessment, the WOC Nurse is accountable for facilitating quality patient outcomes and appropriate resource consumption for patients. The WOC Nurse is self-directed and acts as an effective leader, catalyst for change and role model for quality nursing practice.


Responsibilities:

1.Applies the nursing process at an advanced level to enhance the clinical outcomes of patients based on a developmentally appropriate Plan of Care with select disorders of the gastrointestinal genitourinary, and integumentary systems.

2.Incorporates education into practice and contributes to the professional development of the health care team relative to the population.

3.Incorporates valid research findings into own practice and facilitates the research-based practice of others.

4.May perform moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines.

5.Serves as a consultant to members of the health care team within the organization and community.

6.Appropriately communicates information in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

7.Organizes and performs work effectively and efficiently.

8.Maintains and adjusts schedule to enhance team performance.

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Registered Nurse
* Wound Ostomy&ContinenceCB

Education:
Essential:
* Bachelors Degree

Other information:

Experience: Minimum of 3 years nursing experience required. Must be able to demonstrate expertise in wound/ostomy/continence nursing. Completion of a wound care educational program preferred. 

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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