Fairview Home Care and Hospice is one of the Twin Cities largest home health care agencies. We have been in business more than 30 years. Our staff is known for excellence in patient care with a wide range of needs, from the most basic to the most complex.
We are looking for a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOCN) available to work full time (1.0FTE). Work schedule is weekdays, 8:00AM - 5:00PM and no weekends!This position involves travel.
The Home Care Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (RN) plans and delivers wound, ostomy, or continence services to patients using the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and teaching.Provides consultation, education, and direct care for patients with needs in the areas of wounds, ostomies, and incontinence problems. WOC Nursing collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other health care disciplines to determine best treatment protocols, and facilitate quality outcomes for ostomy and wound care patients. WOC Nursing incorporates current research and best practice guidelines for the care of ostomy and wound patients.
Bachelors degree in Nursing AND graduation from an accredited WOC Nursing program.
One year recent RN experience in acute care, home care, hospice or long term care.
Completion of WOC Nursing Internship as part of WOC Nursing Program.
Ability to function in job role independently.
Licensed as a RN and eligible to practice in Minnesota.
Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse (CWOCN)
BLS for Health Care Providers certification.
Valid Minnesota drivers license (or license that matches your current permanent residence).
Current and adequate automobile insurance policy.
Computer skills (able to document effectively in EMR).
Interest and ability to lecture and provide staff education related to WOC nursing.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.