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Wound-Enterostomal Coordinator RN 

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Wound-Enterostomal Coordinator RN


In 2020 united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care including 11 hospitals and nearly 5000 physicians and providers. Together we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.


The Wound-Enterostomal Coordinator Nurse provides acute and rehabilitative care for patients with selected disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary systems. Responsible for education, counseling, research, and administration components within the specialty of Enterostomal (ET), Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) nursing.  Work requires professional nursing expertise and a thorough understanding of patient care standards/practices sufficient to make appropriate recommendations regarding the plan of care of participating patients. Thorough knowledge of current ostomy, prosthetics, and wound treatment modalities is also required.     


Essential Duties:  


Develops, implements, and modifies plans of care for wound care, ostomy, and continence patients.

Serves as primary patient educator; educates patients and family regarding ostomy care in order to facilitate complete rehabilitation through independence and self-care. Serves as a resource and provides community outreach. 

Serves as a consultant in areas of specialty for FHS and community.    

Completes documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and procedures. 


Education / Work Experience:


Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and graduation from an accredited Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education program (at hire or within 9 months from date of hire in the position) and one year of recent work experience in the practice of ET (WOC) nursing that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities. 




Licensure by the Washington State Board of Nursing is required. 

Board certification in Wound, Ostomy, and/or Continence Nursing is required.  

Current Health Care Provider BLS Certification