Job Description

Registered Nurse Wound/Ostomy
Req #: 22006
Department: Wound Care
Facility Name: Maricopa Medical Center
City: Phoenix
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Shift: Days
Salary: E10 $63,248 - $94,872
Job Details:

    The Ostomy/Wound RN develops and implements plans of care for patients with stomas, wounds and pressure ulcers. The Ostomy/Wound RN prepares and conducts preoperative and postoperative instructional sessions for patients and families, provides advice and counseling to patients and confers with physicians and nurses on enterostomal/wound treatments and procedures. The Ostomy/Wound RN possesses knowledge of the principles of growth and development and the particular skills necessary to provide optimum patient care to the population for which he or she is employed. The Ostomy/Wound RN is expected to practice autonomously, utilizing evidenced based practices. Care provided reflects support of the mission, vision and values of Maricopa Integrated Health System and the philosophy of the Division of Nursing and reflects the nurses' primary commitment to protect the health, safety and rights of the individual, family and/or community


    Requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing. Employees with a last hire date prior to October 9, 2016 have until December 31, 2019 to obtain a BSN or higher nursing degree. Requires a minimum of three (3) years nursing experience in the area of Ostomy/Wound care. Must have a current, valid Arizona RN license, or compact RN license, or Nurse Practitioner license. Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. WOCN certification is required within the first twelve (12) months of employment in this position. Must demonstrate effective problem solving, prioritization, and decision-making skills. Must be able to remain calm and customer focused during stressful situations. Requires computer literacy, facilitation skills, ability to handle multiple complex projects, excellent written and verbal communication skills, time management skills, leadership skills, critical thinking, SBAR communication model. Must demonstrate compliance of MIHS policies and procedures, standards of care, and documentation in practice. Must be able to model professional behavior as evidenced by adherence to attendance. Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must. Bilingual skills helpful. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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