Glens Falls Hospital Nursing:Come join our team in nursing excellence as we pursue Magnet® Recognition in 2020. Glens Falls Hospital consistently outperforms the national average in nursing job satisfaction surveys due to our engaged leadership, skilled team members, and family like atmosphere./“There is no limit to what can be achieved by a nursing workforce that is engaged and empowered to transform their practice environment. I am extremely proud to represent this remarkably talented, compassionate team of //professional nurses.”/ - Donna Kirker Chief Nursing OfficerPosition Summary: RN – Wound Care Specialist (WOCN)Wound Ostomy Care Registered Nurse Utilizes teaching and role modeling to improve clinical competencies of the nursing staff; communicates recent innovations and research findings to the staff; translates relevant scientific knowledge into nursing care of the patient with an ostomy, continence or special wound care needs.Responsibilities
Promoting the quality of nursing practice and patient care in ostomy, wound and continence management for both inpatients and outpatients at Glens Falls Hospital.
Assessing patient and staff education needs for the care of the patient with an ostomy, continence and/or special wound care needs.
Coordinating and developing programs to meet these needs both in the hospital and the community.
Assists nursing staff with prevention and treatment of pressure injuries and wounds.
Assists in managing complex wounds, including treatment plans that include wound vac therapy.
Responsible for pressure injury surveillance and NDNQI reporting.
RN Preceptor Compensation
Excellent Benefits and Earned Time Off (ETO) accrual for Vacation, Personal, and Holiday time
Earn Wellness Dollars per year to use towards GFH medical services
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in NY state
Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
Clinical experience; acute care experience preferred
Certification as a Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse preferred and required within 1 year of hire.
The ideal candidate would be a current CWOCN but the organization will support the training of a strong candidate.Location:100 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801GFH Nursing Mission:To provide exceptional patient and family centered care in every encounter in ever setting.GFH Nursing Vision:We will be a leader in advancing the profession of nursing evidenced by our compassionate, collaborative, evidence-based care for patients, family and community.GFH fundamental values C.A.R.E.S.
About Glens Falls Hospital and the local areaGlens Falls Hospital (GFH) is a not-for-profit community hospital and the largest employer in New York’s Adirondack region, with over 2,500 employees and a medical staff of over 540 providers. Founded in 1897, GFH today operates an advanced health care delivery system featuring more than 20 regional facilities and maintains a service area that spans 6,000 square miles across 5 diverse counties. GFH provides a vast array of specialized medical and surgical services in addition to coronary care, behavioral health care, rehabilitation and wellness and many others.Glens Falls Hospital is located between Saratoga Springs and Lake George. To the north, there are numerous places to hike, bike, boat, swim, or just relax with the backdrop of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls are abundant in the arts, entertainment, museums, dinning, golf, shopping, and more. Plus, New York City, Boston, and Montreal are just 3 hours away.For more information visitwww.GlensFallsHospital.org.Contact: Justin Rivers - Manager, Nursing Engagement email@example.comJob: Nursing - OtherTitle: RN- Nurse Specialist, Wound Ostomy CareLocation: NY-Glens FallsRequisition ID: 200KD