You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Wound Care (WOCN) Registered Nurse.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.
Youâ™re equally comfortable with staff education, patient education and quality improvement.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 249-bed community-based hospital has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence â“ Magnet designation â“ by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Wound Care (WOCN) RN you need to know how to:
Provides direct patient care and education to those with altered/impaired skin integrity, ostomies and incontinence congruent with defined standards of practice. Evaluates patent care with emphasis on quality improvement.
Provides in-service education, staff development instruction and educational opportunities to medical and nursing staff and nursing students. Initiates and applies new clinical modalities based upon expert knowledge, technical competency, new research and literature. Provides input through product evaluation regarding the responsible use of present resources as well as purchasing cost-effective supplies and equipment relating to wounds, ostomies and incontinence.
Partners with medical staff, interdepartmental staff and community resources to provide comprehensive inpatient care. Assists with referrals of clients along the care continuum.
Assists with the development and coordination of job specific nursing competency validation.
Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures. Consults in area of specialty within the care site and with community partners.
Demonstrates and promotes the use of the quality improvement process for the assigned patient population.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelor's degree of Nursing (BSN), required; Masterâ™s degree in Nursing (MSN), preferred.
Current Colorado RN license or compact license with the ability to obtain Colorado RN license, required.
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire (with prior approval), required (ACLS/NRP/PALS as appropriate for unit or service).
Minimum of three (3) years of staff nursing experience in area of specialty, required.
Current Board certification as a Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire, required.
Graduate of an accredited Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Education Program, preferred.
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Wound Care (WOCN) RN on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Work that matters. A team you can trust.
SCL Health now Intermountain Healthcare is a leading nonprofit healthcare organization and health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Kansas.
With more than 59,000 individuals with a shared goal to offer excellent care, we make a difference in our communities by putting our patients and families first. We believe fully engaged employees are the foundation of exceptional patient care. We value diversity and offer promising career opportunities with great benefits for those looking to make a difference in the communities we serve.