RN Clinical Educator - Wound/Ostomy

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  • Maintains clinical competency congruent with defined standards of practice to provide direct patient care and education to those with altered/impaired skin integrity, ostomies and incontinence.
  • Initiates and applies new clinical modalities based upon expert knowledge, technical competency, new research and literature. 
  • Partners with medical staff, interdepartmental staff and community resources to provide comprehensive inpatient care. 
  • Assists with referrals of clients along the care continuum.
  • Provides in-service education, staff development instruction and educational opportunities to medical and nursing staff and nursing students.
  • Assists with the development and coordination of job specific nursing competency validation.
  • Provides input through product evaluation regarding the responsible use of present resources as well as purchasing cost-effective supplies and equipment relating to wounds, ostomies and incontinence.
  • Demonstrates and promotes the use of the quality improvement process by staff, integrating customer needs and staff competency to provide a safe environment and quality care/service for customers and employees.
  • Evaluates patent care with emphasis on quality improvement.
  • Consults in area of specialty with Exempla system and community partners. 
  • Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures.
  • Lead and organize meetings for hospital wide skin/wound/ostomy team.
  • Continue to keep abreast of current skin/wound/ostomy products and treatment
  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree required.
  • Master’s degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Three years of staff nursing experience
  • Graduate of accredited Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Education Program preferred.              
  • Experience in adult education preferred.
  • Membership in professional organization preferred.

Organization: Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: LMC-Nursing Administration
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 0.6
Job Number: 18001004
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