Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse

  • 451865
  • Registered Nurse
  • September 10, 2019
  • 9961 Sierra Avenue
  • Fontana, CA 92335
  • 8 D/E
  • 26 Weeks
  • October 06, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,718 - $1,893*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse

Provides follow-up and interventions to patients diagnosed with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulae, or skin breakdown secondary to pressure, incontinence, venous hypertension, arterial insufficiency, trauma, surgery or diabetic neuropathy and other related skin issues. Provides direct patient care counseling of individuals anticipating surgery which may result in the creation of a stoma, individualized instruction for those who have an abdominal stoma for the diversion of stool or urine, or assessment and treatment recommendations for the above stated skin breakdown conditions. Assists patient through continuum of care for management of related issues. Evaluates new and currently used products for ostomy, continence and wound care. Makes recommendations to patients in obtaining related products. Assesses individual patient needs and goals, and provides educational programs to physicians, nursing, and other paramedical professionals on ostomy/wound care management and self-care education. Conducts continuing educational programs for physicians and nursing personnel. This helps provide current standards of practice for ostomy patients. Provides patient/family teaching and education regarding ostomy/wound care and selfmanagement. Basic Qualifications: Minimum 1 year previous clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse in caring for patients with abdominal stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, and pressure sores ulcers. Additional Requirements: Demonstrated knowledge of pediatric and adult patient teaching principles. Demonstrated knowledge of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems including pathophysiology. Effective communication skills. Fine motor dexterity.

Required Qualifications

Wound Care RN (CWCN) and Ostomy (COCN) Nursing. Certified Continence Nurse (CCCN) may be required as specified by department. BLS, Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Health Connect

Facility Location

Set against the canvas of the San Bernardino Mountains, Fontana offers easy access to the best of what Southern California has to offer. Ski the slopes at Big Bear Mountain, surf the waves at Huntington Beach, stroll the sidewalks of Hollywood—each destination is just over an hour away. In town you’ll find the live dinner theater Center Stage, the Art Depot cultural arts facility, the Auto Club Speedway, and dozens of parks and recreation facilities.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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