Who We Are
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.
Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.
We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:
1. Own it. Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.
2. Seek joy. Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.
3. Don't be a jerk. Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.
When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!
For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.
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Description: The RN Wound, Ostomy Certified provides patient care, case management, and consultation to patients regarding prevention and treatment of wounds, skin management, and ostomies. This position collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure safe, effective, and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.
Performs comprehensive assessments and reassessments to determine the most appropriate and cost-effective use of wound management products and resources
Observes patients response and wound status, reporting any changes to the provider or supervising clinician, according to facility or agency guidelines.
Fosters positive interdisciplinary collaborations , to establish individualized, comprehensive care plans that promote wound preventions and healing.
Develops and implements wound prevention, skin management, and wound treatment programs and provides corresponding education to patients, family members/caregivers, and facility staff.
Oversees curriculum development and delivery of wound care specific education programs.
Serves as a preceptor to physician residents, nursing residents, and physical therapy residents.
Serves as a consultant to provide insight and potential solutions for complex clinical cases to improve patient care and outcomes.
Uses evidence-based knowledge and research findings to guide practice and develop strategies/interventions to manage care to achieve appropriate goals and outcomes for patients with acute or chronic wounds.
Establishes, re-evaluates and revises facility policies, procedures, and guidelines governing skin protocols, wound and ostomy management, based on needs, evidenced-based trends, and industry changes.
Promotes facility based quality improvement that addresses wound prevention and specialized complex needs of the wound care patient.
Assists providers in selecting an effective stoma site.
Assumes responsibility for the orientation of new clinical staff.
Delivers quality nursing care while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury. Maintains safe and clean working environment ensuring compliance with procedure rules and regulations.
Assesses patients for specialty bed needs and acts as liaison for the hospital and specialty bed providers.
Evaluates products used for ostomy, skin, and wound management care. Implements new patient care products through appropriate committee structures.
Maintains statistical data on wound care activities.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Nursing.
Graduate of a Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Program accredited by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society .
Must have four years of nursing experience.
Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.
Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
Certification from the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board - Certified Wound, Ostomy, Nurse
Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Certification from the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board , as follows.
Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse
Certified Wound Care Nurse
Certified Ostomy Care Nurse
Certified Continence Care Nurse
Certified Foot Care Nurse
Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse society membership.
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
Posted Date : 2022-04-21
Expiry Date : 2022-07-21
Job type : Part Time