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Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Specialist

Company: FirstHealth of the Carolinas
Location: Pinehurst
Posted on: September 21, 2023

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Job Details:
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 Nursing required.

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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