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Wound Care Nurse - IRF - St. Mary Rehabilitation HospitalLanghorne, Pennsylvania

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Job ID 388159 Date posted 07/07/2020

Description

The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County

St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes. St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.

Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and
stroke recovery). Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:

Stroke

Trauma

Neurological conditions including:

Parkinson’s Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Guillian-Barre Syndrome

Polyneuropathy

Brain Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

Orthopedic Injury

Amputation

Medically Complex Illnesses including: Cardiac and Pulmonary, and Renal disease


JOB SUMMARY:


The Wound Ostomy Care Nurse (WOCN) functions under the general supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer. The WOCN is responsible for assisting in the management and rehabilitation of patients with wounds, ostomies, abdominal stomas, incontinence, ulcers and other skin conditions.The WOCN serves in the role as both clinician and consultant. The WOCN provides leadership and direction for coordination and improvement of WOC care, including development of policies and procedures, guidelines, standards of care and research.Other duties as assigned.




Qualifications

Graduate of accredited wound ostomy care nurse program with current licensure in the state.


At least 2 years of current experience in the specialty is required.


Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred.


Wound Ostomy Care Nurse (WOCN) preferred.


Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct activities of clinical personnel; effective oral and written communication skills, in English with additional languages preferred; proficiency in basic computer skills required


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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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