The Wound Ostomy RN Educator functions primarily in the roles of direct caregiver, educator and consultant. Cares for patients with complex wounds and educates patients with new ostomies. Collaborates with care managers and providers to develop optimal discharge planning. Educates staff and patients during the routine consultation process. Supports pressure ulcer prevention activities. May be asked to assist with research, program development and coordination of wound, ostomy and continence program within the organization. Will work two, eight hours shifts during the week and every other Saturday.
Graduate of an approved school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree, required.
License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado, required.
American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification. required
Board certified as Wound Ostomy Nurse, required
Three years of staff nursing experience in an acute hospital settting, required
Experience in adult education, preferred.
Membership in professional organization, preferred.
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.