Enterostomy Nurse

Job Ref: 17912
Category: Nursing
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Wound Care
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 8:00-4:30

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Patient Care Services the Enterostomal Therapist (ET Nurse) will have a dual reporting structure with the Director of Home Care. Primary responsibilities includethe assessment, planning and coordination of care of the patient with ostomy, skin and/or wound care needs. The ET Nurse will work closely with nursing staff, managers of departments, physicians and other educators, throughout Emerson Health System as well as agencies and resources used in the continuum of patient care. The ET Nurse will ensure the accurate and timely flow of care plan information throughout all areas of the Health System.

Minimum Qualifications

BS in Nursing required. Graduate of accredited School of Enterostomal Therapy
Minimum of three (3) years Medical/Surgical Nursing background, background in Patient and Family Education, expertise in working with ostomy, skin and wound care patient needs
Licensure and/or Certification
Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse License, current Board Certification in Enterostomal Therapy, current BLS certification, professional membership in field

Displays good communication, written, telephone and organizational skills
Produces results in assignments
Displays a positive attitude
Team oriented
Sees the hospital or health system-wide perspective
Self directed
Able to problem solve within the scope of the role
Working knowledge of hospital and health system policies and procedures
Can work with a variety of individuals outside vendors, consultants, and others to provide quality care for the patient