Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse - Napa Home Health Direct
Company: St. Joseph Health
Posted on: June 3, 2021
We are looking for a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse for the HCN
Napa Home Health Direct Department at St Joseph Home Care
Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a
text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire
Location: Napa, CA
Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours
Shift: 8-hour, Days
The Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse coordinates and provides care
in the home care setting to patients with ostomies, draining
wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds, and
incontinence. Patient care will reflect the physician/agency/health
system philosophy and high standards of nursing care for patients.
The care includes providing hands-on care as well as education to
the patient and PCG(s). Instructs nurses, physicians, and other
health care team members in the care of patients with ostomies,
draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers, acute or chronic
wounds, and incontinence. Performs related supply management and
Documents the full assessment and create a plan of care with
accurate orders, diagnosis and projection of visits for all
disciplines necessary to support each patient in EHR.
Performs and documents nursing interventions including patient
education according to the Plan of Care and adapts these actions as
patient needs change.
Documentation completed and synchronized/submitted by 10:00 am
the following day.
Documents patient status in an accurate, timely and concise
manner by use of EHR in patient home at the time of visit.
Utilizing the nursing process, initiates assessment, planning,
and implementation of care; also instructs nursing personnel in the
care of patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure
ulcers, acute and/or chronic wounds, and incontinence.
Assists physicians in caring for patients with all of the above
conditions, in addition to stoma sizing, teaching intermittent
catheterization, and consultation.
Provides comprehensive post-op care to patients and teaching to
patients and their PCG(s) regarding care.
Evaluates, selects, and recommends supplies and equipment for
patients with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulas, pressure ulcers,
acute and/or chronic wounds and incontinence.
Documents patient care in accordance with home health standards
and state and federal regulations.
Attends patient care conferences and staff meetings as required;
communicates patients' special needs to appropriate health care
Serves as a consultant to nursing staff, physicians, and other
health care team members related to his/her area of expertise.
Provides in-service educational programs as needed to nurses,
physicians, and other health care team members in cooperation with
the Education Director.
Keeps current in area of expertise by attending professional
programs and participating in professional organizations.
Attends scheduled meetings.
- Completes mandatory in-services by attendance and or designated
Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to prioritize and critically think.
Good understanding of computer software and can easily adapt to
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory
agencies or members of the business community.
Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations.
- Demonstrates customer service skills
Minimum Position Requirements:
Experience: 1 year Nursing experience
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Licenses/Certifications: Certified Wound Ostomy and Continence
Nurse Certification (CWOCN).
St. Joseph Home Care Network (SJHCN) is a Home Health ministry
of St. Joseph Health, serving three Northern California counties;
Humboldt County, Napa County and Sonoma County.
Our networks of compassionate, highly skilled employees are
dedicated to putting the patient first to improve the health of
individuals and families in our community.
The Home Health caregivers assist in restoring a patient's
optimal health and support the family by going into the home and
ministering to the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of
the patient and family members.
Our home care services are a literal representation of reaching
out to our community to care for our dear neighbors.
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