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Registered Nurse (RN) - Wound Ostomy Continence

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN 55904
  • Jobs Rated
    118th
City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
The WOC nurse's focus is the quality of care provided for individuals with ostomies, fistulas, draining wounds, tubes, altered skin integrity and incontinence. Facilitates the rehabilitation and health maintenance of these individuals and their families through assessment of needs, education, counseling, and coordination of care. Working collaboratively with other health care professionals, the WOC nurse functions in the roles of care provider, educator and consultant in a variety of settings throughout the medical center. Through leadership, education, and management responsibilities, the WOC nurse strives to further the clinical specialty.
  • Reports to RN Supervisor.
  • Works cooperatively with and provides consultation for many disciplines throughout Mayo Clinic related to the wound ostomy continence clinical specialty.
  • Functions as a liaison between the consumer, community, and professional organizations related to the clinical specialty.
The Wound Ostomy Nurse (WON) provides expert, integrated, cost-effective quality patient care through the coordination of clinical care for high-risk patients with complex issues across the continuum of care settings. This nurse integrates knowledge of advanced pathophysiology, human responses to health problems and non-disease based etiologies to assess, plan and coordinate care, monitor and evaluate patient outcomes. The WON supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family. Working collaboratively with other health care professionals, the WON functions in the roles of care provider, educator and consultant in a variety of settings throughout the medical center. The WON will function within the Mayo Clinic Nursing Professional Practice Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The WON provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal and formal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts. The WON possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and participates on committees or projects. The ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice and the Scope and Standards for Wound, Ostomy and Continence Specialty Practice Nursing provide a basis for the practice of the WON.
Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN- formerly NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN or CCNE, at least one year of RN experience (within the last 5 years) in an applicable care setting is required. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required or, effective October 1st, 2017 one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.
Additional qualifications
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing (WOCN) Certification preferred. One year RN experience within the last five years preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.
License or certification
Current RN license by applicable state requirements.

Completion of WOCN education program (or completion within the first 6-12 months). Certification in ostomy nursing (or completion within the first 6-12 months).

Arizona and Florida: Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.

Midwest: Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
  • American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Providers
  • Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
  • Military Training Network
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $35.07 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details
Monday – Friday, Days, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule
Occasional Saturday (approximately every 6th Saturday) – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
120344BR
Recruiter
Melissa Egeland
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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