West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
is a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission. West Hills Hospital & Medical Center's Mission & Vision: Mission:
Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life Vision:
To be the hospital of choice in our community Summary of Responsibilities:
The Wound-Ostomy Nurse Coordinator is responsible and accountable for planning, organizing, developing, evaluating, ensuring the efficient operation, and directing the daily functions, of wound/ostomy care. The Coordinator collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other appropriate hospital staff and directs the care of patients with wounds and ostomies. In addition, the Coordinator assists in attaining and/or maintaining appropriate certification(s) and ensures that all relevant data collection and use of data within the Hospital's Program is conducted in accordance with professional ethics. The Coordinator also develops appropriate policies, procedures, orientation, continuing education, new graduate programs and competencies related to wounds and ostomies and assist the Hospital with enforcement thereof. Additionally, the Coordinator performs other duties as directed or appropriate in support of the Hospital which may include the supervision of other employees.
- BSN required
- MSN/MN/MPH preferred.
- Current wound-Ostomy-Continence Nurse Certification (WOCN)
- Experience in clinical nursing
- Experience in a leadership role preferred
- Current California RN license
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom