York Hospital

Department: Wound Care – Wells

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 8-4:30

On-Call Requirements: no

Benefit Eligible: Yes

Temporary Position: No

Weekend Requirements: No Weekends

Hours / Pay Period: 72


Summary: – Scope of Practice (WOCN®, 2010)

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (WOC) nursing is a multifaceted, evidence-based specialty practice incorporating a unique body of knowledge to provide excellence in prevention, health maintenance, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitative nursing care to persons with select disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. This complex, interdependent specialty encompasses the care of all patient populations across the continuum of care and all settings of care. While serving in pivotal roles as direct care providers, managers/administrators, educators, researchers, and consultants, WOC nurses direct their efforts at guiding optimal patient care that improves the quality of life for individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence concerns and achieves positive clinical outcomes.



Registered Nurse with a current Maine license, minimum Baccalaureate degree. Completion of a WOCN® Accredited Educational Program in wound management and/or certification in wound care by WOCNCB (i.e., CWCN, CWON, or CWOCN). Combination of medical surgical, home health, and wound care experience preferred. Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS (Basic Life Support), infections control, safety and all unit required skill review.



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