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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Registered Nurse - Patient Education

City:  Cincinnati
State:  OH
Job Requisition Number:  178397

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.


The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse is a registered nurse who provides acute and rehabilitative care for people with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. The components in this position include education, consultation, counseling, research, and administration.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Nursing and Certification in Wound, ostomy and continence care or certification in wound and/or ostomy.
  • Licensure/Certification: Certification through The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (CWOCNCB®),  BLS/CPR (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) and Registered Nurse in the State of OH.
  • Experience: 2 years of wound care experience as registered nurse required.
  • Specialized Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing; Knowledge of adult learning principles.


Job Outcomes:

  • Conducts thorough, individualized needs assessment for patients with wound, ostomy, or continence problems with the participation of the patient, family, or support systems, when appropriate, prior to the development of the education plan and intervention.
  • Develops a written educational plan from information obtained from the needs assessment and based on the components of the educational process: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Strives to create an educational setting conducive to patient/family learning and adequate resources to facilitate the learning process.
  • Participates in ongoing evaluation of patient's progress related to the treatment plan.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team of health care professionals and integrates WOC knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive educational experiences for the nursing/medical staff throughthe use of: current literature review, clinical rounds, orientation programs, in-house/local/national lectures and publication media to attain current knowledge and competence in WOC care.


Why You Should Join TriHealth?

Currently the fifth largest employer in the area with more than 11,000 team members and 120 locations throughout Greater Cincinnati, a career with our organization promises challenge and opportunity. We've been named an Enquirer Media Top Work Place as well as an AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50. We've also been recognized nine times as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Moms.

We were also named to Truven Health's "Top 15" health system list. TriHealth, Inc. is the leading healthcare system in Greater Cincinnati, Ohio and is committed to be the most integrated health system in the market.  Our mission is to improve the health status of the people we serve and we are excited to make TriHealth an even greater place for people to work and for patients to receive care.  TriHealth is committed to ensuring that our strong values remain an integral part of who we are, what we stand for and what we believe in at our core. 


You Can Expect Comprehensive Health Benefits!

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including, but not limited to:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability 

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Healthy Living Program: Earn Discounts on Medical Plan Expenses

Fitness Centers

Vendor Discounts


Apply today!  A job at TriHealth may be waiting for you!


Job Keywords:

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Job Title:  Wound, Ostomy and Continence Registered Nurse - Patient Education


Location:  Good Samaritan Hospital

Hourly/Salaried:  Salaried

Employment Status: Part Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:40

Shift: Day Shift

Weekend Commitment:  Yes

Holiday Commitment:  Yes

On-Call Commitment:  Yes

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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