Sep 07, 2021

Clinical Nurse Educator - Wound Care PRN

  • SCL Health
  • Denver, CO, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

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You.


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Wound Ostomy Nurse Educator (RN)- PRN


You’re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


Us.


Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence – Magnet designation – by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


We.


Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


Your day


As a Wound Ostomy Nurse Educator (RN) you need to know how to:



  • Functions primarily in the roles of direct caregiver, educator and consultant. 

  • Cares for patients with complex wounds and educates patients with new ostomies.

  • Collaborates with care managers and providers to develop optimal discharge planning.

  • Educates staff and patients during the routine consultation process.  

  • Supports pressure ulcer prevention activities.

  • May be asked to assist with research, program development and coordination of wound, ostomy and continence program within the organization.


Your experience


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:



  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree required.

  • License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado.

  • American Heart Association BCLS Healthcare Provider certification.

  • Board certified as Wound, Ostomy Nurse within one year of hire.  

  • Three years of staff nursing experience preferred.

  • Experience in adult education preferred.

  • Membership in professional organization preferred.


Your next move


Now that you know more about being a Wound Ostomy Nurse Educator (RN) ­ on our team we hope you’ll join us. At SCL Health you’ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.