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Wound, Ostomy, Continence Registered Nurse ( RN )

Location
West Simsbury, Connecticut
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022

Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: salaried 32 hours every other Saturday

Work where every moment matters.

 

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. 

 

 

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

 

POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSE

Incumbents of this position are professional Registered Nurses that utilize the nursing process (assessment, planning, intervention, documentation, and evaluation) to provide direct and indirect patient care based on area(s) assigned, addressing the age appropriate needs of all patients. 

 

Follows nursing department philosophies, policies, and procedures to develop unique education and care plans for each patient and provide appropriate education and support for family members.  Utilizes judgment, knowledge, and understanding of patient and family needs when directing ancillary staff.  Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction (patient, family, physician, others), maintaining patient confidentiality, and being sensitive to the age-specific patient needs for comfort, privacy, and generalized care.  Incumbents of this position will complete annual competency requirements specific to their areas(s) of responsibility. 

 

The hospital-based WOCN serves as the clinical resource and consultant for the acute and rehabilitative care of patients with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems (e.g., complex draining wound, ostomies, fistulae, dermal ulcers, tubes, continence disorders).  The WOCN should be prepared to provide the full scope of WOCN practice, including education, counseling, research, and administration and function independently in the role.  

 

Qualifications

 

  • BSN or equivalent required.  Master's degree, APRN preferred.
  • A minimum of two to five years of current clinical nursing experience in a hospital environment in which leadership, interpersonal skills, clinical expertise, and professional creativity has been demonstrated is highly desired.

We take great care of careers.

 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 674009023-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Hartford HealthCare
  • Location: West Simsbury, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent