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RN, Wound Care, PIH Health, Good Samaritan, Los Angeles, Full Time, Variable

  • PIH Health
  • Monterey Park, CA, USA
  • Apr 14, 2021

Job Description

PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation’s Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work TM. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram


 


Under the direction of the Director, the Clinical Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse (WOCN) Specialist oversees the Wound Care program throughout the facility.  Responsible for assisting hospital staff and physicians in the care of patients with stomas, draining wounds, fistulae, incontinence or potential or actual tissue trauma.  Plans, assesses, and promotes Wound Care interventions.  Provides patient/family/staff educational needs and care in accordance with hospital policies by developing and updating programs.  Responsible for coordinating studies, audits, and reporting requirements as assigned. Supports the philosophy of PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital to provide superior patient service. *VR


 


 


 


Required Skills

Required:



  1. Registered nurse with current California license in good standing.
  2. Two years recent medicial surgical experience or One year of enterostomal experience.
  3. WOCN Board Certified
  4. CPR certified.

Preferred:



  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred.

 


 


 


 


Required Experience


  1. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills with patients, staff and physicians.
  2. Professional and appropriate in communicating with staff, physicians, patients and visitors.
  3. Knowledge of age appropriate adult learning principles and the ability to teach and develop an effective patient education program.
  4. Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice including but not limited to asepsis and sterile-technique principle of body mechanics, medication administration.
  5. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with interruptions and varied work demands.
  6. Ability to plan and organize workload.

 


Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package.  We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce.   EOE M/F/D/V