Wound and Ostomy Nurse

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building
Requisition Number:  125395

Job Summary

Provides special educational opportunities for nurses, residents, patients, and families relating to wound and osotomy management and the restoration and/or maintenance of good skin integrity. Provides direct patient care upon consultation, to enhance the management of problem/ problem prone patient skin care issues.  

  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care in order to achieve optimum patient outcomes for patients of all ages as appropriate. Applies knowledge of growth and development to appropriately care for patients served. 
  • Serves as a consultant, advisor and resource to Physicians, nursing staff, other health care team members, patients, and the community in ostomy and wound care management.
  • Performs ongoing assessments of the patient’s ostomy, wound and skin integrity. Assists members of the health care team in evaluating patients care to make recommendations.
  • Assures quality outcome of patients/consumers through education and patient care. Evaluates staff and patient/families for knowledge deficits relating to ostomy, wound/skin care, and appropriate use of equipment and provides appropriate education. Maintains an effective communication link with staff, patient/family and the community.
  • Organizes and oversees daily activities of wound care management. Manages resources, establishes priorities and modifies environment to meet patient care needs. 
  • Collaborates with physicians, nursing staff, therapists, other members of the health care team outside agencies and Carilion entities to coordinate ostomy and wound care management.
  • Participates in hospital, community, and professional committees.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates care goals and standards. Evaluates and makes recommendations for equipment and supplies utilized for effective wound care management. Coordinates evaluation of skin integrity as it relates to equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains professional competence and expertise in learning strategies both adult and children.
  • Promotes Carilion Clinic’s Culture of Excellence and quality service through team work, respectful communication, maintenance of a professional environment, partnership with those we serve, and anticipation of patient/customer needs. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: BSN required

Experience: Minimum of three years clinical experience.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: RN license required. Licensed and currently registered in the state of Virginia. Current Specialty Certification preferred.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Skill in verbal and written communication. Ability to travel. Excellent interpersonal skills. 24 hour accountability.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 125395 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-5
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4005 
Recruiter Email: Rminor@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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