Enterostomal & Wound Therapy Nurse - 496915



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Title: Enterostomal & Wound Therapy Nurse

Department Org: Nursing Svcs Admin - 109920

Employee Classification: J1 - Salaried Full Time HSC

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: HSC H

Shift: 1

Start Time: 8:00 am End Time: 4:30 pm

Posted Salary: Salary to commensurate with education and experience

Float: True

Rotate: True

On Call: False

Travel: False

Weekend/Holiday: False

Job Description:

Maintains standards of professional nursing practice and provides for pre and post-operative management of the person with an ostomy. Instrumental in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, fistulas and other skin disorders; and is a specialist in the care of patients with urinary and fecal incontinence. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with other health care professionals including provision of staff and provider education.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Active RN licensure in the State of Ohio.

2. Bachelor degree in Nursing required; Masters degree in Nursing preferred.

3. Certification by Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Society required. If not currently certified, must obtain within 1 year of employment.

4. Current BLS certification.

5. Ability to coordinate performance improvement projects, chair skin committee, and develop care pathways.

6. Lead education for patients and staff (Pre op/Post Op wounds and ostomies, ulcers, fistulas, and skin disorders).

7. Physical requirements:

a. visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision when applicable;

b. ability to hear (with or without aides)

c. ability to orally communicate

d. good manual dexterity

e. ability to push, pull, roll, and transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally

f. ability to stand, walk frequently

g. ability to bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently; and

h. Ability to perform CPR

Preferred Qualifications:

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

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