Fairview Health Services  RN - Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOC) in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle RN - Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (WOC)

Specialty NURSING-Home Care/Hospice

Location Fairview Home Care & Hospice-Bloomington

Department Nursing-Homecare Hospice

Hours per 2 weeks 64 - 80

Shift Day

Date Posted 04/10/2018

Job Number 18-72314

Job Description:

The Home Care Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC) Nurse plans and delivers wound, ostomy, or continence services to patients using the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and teaching.

Provides consultation, education, and direct care for patients with needs in the areas of wounds, ostomies, and incontinence problems.

WOC Nursing collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other health care disciplines to determine best treatment protocols, and facilitate quality outcomes for ostomy and wound care patients.

WOC Nursing incorporates current research and best practice guidelines for the care of ostomy and wound patients.

Job Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Nursing and graduation from an accredited WOC Nursing program.


One year recent RN experience in acute care, home care, hospice or long term care.

Completion of WOC Nursing Internship as part of WOC Nursing Program.

Ability to function in job role independently.


Licensed as a RN and eligible to practice in Minnesota.

Certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse (CWOCN) or Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON), or the ability to become certified within 1 year of hire.

BLS for Health Care Providers certification

Additional Requirements

Valid Minnesota driver's license (or license that matches your current permanent residence).

Current and adequate automobile insurance policy.

Reliable transportation.

Computer skills (able to document effectively in EMR).

Interest and ability to lecture and provide staff education related to WOC nursing.

Additional information

Schedule would be day shifts with rotating weekends and holidays.

Will see patients in the Bloomington and surrounding cities.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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