All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Nursing Clinical Ladder Program*
Team Based Nursing Model*
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa
AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
The role you’ll contribute:
The WOCN serves as a care consultant and provider for patients with complex wound care needs and ostomy management. Accountable for collaborating with the health care team to define and communicate the expected patterns of care for this patient population. Provides leadership for education and research programs to support the advancement of wound and ostomy care and improvement of patient outcomes through implementation of evidenced based practice. Serves as a resource, leader, and role model for wound and ostomy care and functions as a liaison with the community, other health care professionals, and other disciplines regarding areas of wound and ostomy care.
The Registered Nurse provides self-directed, effective nursing care to groups of patients and other duties as assigned in accordance with Division of Nursing standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 464.003 (3).
The value you’ll bring to the team:
The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse assesses patient care needs associated with wound ostomy continence as evidenced by:
Quarterly Pressure Ulcer Survey
Completes comprehensive assessment of wound, ostomy patients
Responds to physician and nursing request for consultation on patients pre and post ostomy, patients with skin breakdown, draining wounds, and urinary incontinence
Conducts and documents assessments and suggested interventions
The WOCN assesses educational needs of the nurse and potential educational needs across the organization through the review of annual nursing education survey and interactions with nurses
Develops nursing diagnosis to meet the needs of wound, ostomy, incontinent patients.
Differentiates between a variety of wounds, ostomy types, incontinence types.
The WOCN supports evidence-based practice in identification of expected patient outcomes by:
Identifying expected patient outcomes that incorporate scientific evidence and are achievable through implementation of evidence-based practices
Supports the use of clinical guidelines linked to positive patient outcomes
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing with Bachelors Degree in Nursing or related specialty area
One or more years of nursing practice experience.
One year of practice in which leadership and teaching competence has been demonstrated
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Florida or Licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.
BLS Instructor or obtain within 1 year of hire
Board Certified in Wound, Ostomy Care (WOCN) or obtain within 6 months of hire
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.