Kettering Health Network

  • RN Patient Educator- Wound, Skin & Ostomy- Fort Hamilton Hospital

    Posted Date 11 months ago(1/16/2018 2:45 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-9600
    Job Category
    Nursing
    Job Type
    Resource (PRN)
    Shift
    First Shift
    # of Openings
    1
    Shift Time
    Days
  • Overview

    Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals and over 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio’s leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 12,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    JOB SUMMARY:

     Assists by promoting/guiding the education of patients/families, of specialty. Participates in care by implementing an individualized educational plan for the patients/patient families related to the specialty. Act as a resource person for all patients of specialty and is a consultant/advisor for the nursing staff. Utilizing the nursing process, the RN during his or her specified work period is responsible for planning, implementation and evaluation of individualized nursing care to patients in all settings where nursing care is provide in collaboration with other health care providers. The RN is accountable for his/her own professional development and practice within the scope of care defined by law. Utilizing organizational resources, the RN acts as a patient advocate for the delivery of safe care including delegation of care and participation in performance and practice improvement activities. The delivery of nursing care at Fort Hamilton (KHN) reflects the philosophies, mission, vision and values of the organization and nursing departments.

     

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Current RN license for the State of Ohio

     BSN required. Will consider qualified candidates who are working towards BSN completion.

     Minimum of three (3) years if recent experience in specialty area of nursing

     Specialty credentials required within three (3) years.

    Inpatient and Outpatient Education- minimum of two (2) years of recent experience as an ostomy educator or patient teaching experience ET certification preferred, will consider employee working towards ET certification

    Current CPR certification

     Completion of annual corporate integrity training

    Maintains competencies & skills of specialty area of practice     

     

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