Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
Nursing/Patient Care
Department:
301203 Wound Care - RN
Shift Hours / Days:
Hours / Pay Period:

Registered Nurse - Wound Care and Ostomy Nurse – Full Time

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day is purposeful. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. Imagine accessing your own personal health coach! We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. Those are just a few of the ways we empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care that we call the Mother Standard®.

Overview

In this autonomous position, the Wound/Ostomy Nurse will be responsible for hands-on patient assessment, creation of evidence based treatment plans, thorough documentation and education for all patients including in-patient, out-patient, pre-operative and post-operative patients as consulted by the physician. The Wound/ Ostomy Nurse will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of wounds (acute and chronic), ostomies and skin care issues for patients. In addition, the Wound/Ostomy Nurse is a resource for patients with draining wounds, fistulas, pressure sores, and skin problems. The Wound/Ostomy Nurse will also develop and provide nursing education for ostomy, wound, and skin care for optimal patient care.  Participates in ongoing educational activities (including in-services, continuing education and formal education) to expand oncology and wound knowledge, enhance role performance, and increase knowledge of professional issues. The Wound/ Ostomy Nurse is accountable for practicing within the defined scope of practice for the Registered Nurse and is committed to providing safe, quality wound, ostomy and skin care.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited program of nursing required.
  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license to practice in Arizona required
  • Minimum two years previous experience in medical-surgical units with wounds, ostomies and post-operative devices required
  • Current BLS certification required
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Membership and active involvement in any wound / ostomy organization preferred
  • WOCN or WCC certification strongly preferred; must obtain within 3 months of hire

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness. CTCA Stakeholders form the team of experts who deliver evidence-based clinical therapies, supported by state-of-the art technology and whole person support, including nutrition, mind-body medicine and naturopathic medicine, among many others. We never stop fighting and we always care for each patient as a whole person.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For
We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. We are fighters at heart and we look for people who delight serving patients. The power, determination and beauty of the human spirit will enrich and energize you. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.