Wound Ostomy & Continence RN

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Department: Nursing Practice Excellence
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Staff Associate, NSSL4
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Registered Nurses

Job Summary: The Wound Ostomy & Continence (WOCN) RN will be responsible and accountable for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of wound, ostomy, wound vacs, and continence care through out the inpatient hospital setting. Functions primarily as a consultant; provides direct patient care, and education to selected patients. Provides staff development, education, product recommendations in area's of expertise. Participates on committees, and projects as indicated. This position will report to the Nursing Quality Manager.
Minimum Qualifications:

NYS Licensed/Registered (or eligible) RN required. Bachelors degree in Nursing with a minimum of three years acute care RN clinical nurse experience to include knowledge in the prevention, management, and treatment of skin integrity issues and pressure injuries required. Must have strong communication skills. CPR-BLS certification required by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

WOCN Board Certified certification preferred or eligible to obtain a national WOCN Board Certified certification within one year of hire.

Work Days:

Weekday shifts and rotating weekends

Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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