Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Specialist
Company: FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Posted on: September 21, 2023
The WOCN serves as a clinical resource and consultant in the acute
care setting to the medical staff, nursing team, other hospital and
affiliate personnel and patients in assessment, planning,
implementation and evaluation of care for patients with ostomies,
wounds, fistulae, incontinence, and actual or potential skin
breakdown. Utilizes the nursing process to care for pediatric,
adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients based on current
evidenced practice. Functions within the scope of nursing practice
as defined by the NC Board of Nursing and First Health of the
Carolinas policies and procedures.
BSN required, Master's preferred
Graduate of accredited program for Wound, Ostomy, and Continence
One year WOCN experience preferred.
Professional Certification required
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FirstHealth of the Carolinas, a private, not-for-profit health care
network, is headquartered in Pinehurst, NC. Its more than 5,000
employees serve 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas. Licensed for five
hospitals with 610 beds and also including facilities for inpatient
and outpatient rehabilitation, a hospice, a home care program,
community outreach programs, behavioral services, fitness
facilities, primary and convenient care practices, a hospitality
house, EMS and critical care transport services, a non-profit
insurance plan, a philanthropic foundation and a host of other
services, FirstHealth demonstrates a commitment to treating the
whole patient and to providing quality health care for the entire
community - especially those in need.
Moore Regional Hospital, FirstHealth's flagship hospital, is an
acute-care facility with 402 licensed beds. With a broad spectrum
of specialties and a full range of health care services, Moore
Regional continues to refine its knowledge of the most advanced
technology - all for the patients it serves. Moore Regional
Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and boasts
award-winning, quality care. Moore Regional Hospital recognized as
one of the nation's Top 100 hospitals and a Top 50 cardiovascular
hospital by Truven Health Analytics.
FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital has served the emergency,
outpatient and acute care needs of the people of Montgomery County
and the surrounding area for more than 50 years. Montgomery
Memorial provides acute care for both medical and surgical
patients, outpatient surgical services, imaging and other
diagnostic services as well as an emergency department that is
staffed with 24-hour in-house physician coverage.
A 99-bed community hospital, FirstHealth Richmond Memorial
Hospital-A Division of Moore Regional Hospital, serves the
emergency, inpatient, outpatient and acute-care needs of the people
of Richmond County and the surrounding area. The hospital first
opened in 1952 and was originally certified for 50 beds. Richmond
Memorial offers medical and surgical hospital services as well as
unique specialized services including ophthalmology services,
cardiology services, and a Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center.
Richmond Memorial Hospital joined the FirstHealth of the Carolinas
family on March 1, 2001, and became a division of Moore Regional
Hospital in August 2009.
FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Hoke Campus opened its doors to
patients on October 7, 2013, as the first hospital in Hoke County.
The opening was a historic event for a county long acknowledged as
one of the largest in the state without its own hospital. The
hospital is anchored by a 24/7 emergency department. A quarter of
the hospital houses an Imaging suite offering in-house services
ranging from general X-ray to low-dose CT and nuclear medicine as
well as the availability of mobile MRI.
Keywords: FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Fayetteville , Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Specialist, Healthcare , Pinehurst, North Carolina
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