• Clinical Nurse Educator - Wound, Ostomy and Continence Care

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-13308
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) Clinical Nurse Educator, Full-Time, Days, Hyde Park, Illinois

     

    We're hiring a Clinical Nurse Educator for Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) in a full-time, day shift position at the University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park, Illinois location!

     

    A Clinical Nurse Educator- Wound, Ostomy and Continence Care is a nurse that serves as a clinical resource for patients with acute and chronic wounds (e.g., pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, surgical wounds), other integumentary disruptions (e.g., Graft versus Host Disease, Moisture Associated Skin Damage), ostomy and continence needs.  Professional responsibilities are carried out through direct patient care, clinical assessment and recommendations for treatment/diagnostics, education and quality improvement.

     

    This position will assist in coverage with wound care, ostomy and continence consults.

     

    Qualifications:

     

    Education:

    • BSN required; Master of Science in Nursing preferred

    Experience:

    • Minimum requirement of three years of nursing practice.  Wound, Ostomy care experience required
    • Knowledge and previous application of adult learning principles
    • Demonstrated leadership skills evidenced by serving as a charge nurse, preceptor or manager preferred.
    • Previous experience working within multidisciplinary teams or nursing leadership committees preferred.
    • Demonstrates complex decision-making skills and problem solving ability

     

    Licenses/Certifications:

    • Current RN Illinois license
    • Certification as Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) preferred

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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