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Wound Ostomy Care Specialist -BU/ Wound Healing/ Sharp Coronado/ Day Shift; Part-time (0.6 FTE), Sign-on Bonus $2,500 for External Candidates

Job ID JR_112372 Date posted 12/28/2021
San Diego, California
  • Outpatient Pavilion
  • Day
  • Regular
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At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

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  • Medical, vision
    dental and more

    Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.

  • Generous vacation
    holiday and sick leave

    We offer one of the most generous plans among health care systems in San Diego, and new Sharp employees start with 25 days of paid time off in just the first year.

  • Wellness

    We focus on your overall well-being by giving you tools to improve both yourself and your life — mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and environmentally. Our focus is on balanced health and wellness to help you reach your health goals and enjoy life along the way.

  • Employee assistance

    At Sharp, we understand that personal problems occasionally arise and you may need to seek outside professional advice. We’re here to help. Our employee assistance program helps employees develop and maintain a lifestyle that supports good health and productivity.

  • Retirement

    We’re proud to offer two retirement plans to match your needs. The Sharp$aver 401(a) plan matches your after-tax contributions and the 403(b) plan offers a long-term savings plan for pre-tax and Roth contributions with available loan and withdrawal provisions.

  • Educational opportunities
    and tuition reimbursement

    We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.

  • Discount programs,
    perks and other benefits

    Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.

Job Details


Shift Start Time:

8 AM

Shift End Time:

4:30 PM

Additional Shift Information:

8-hour variable day shift, shift start times may vary depending on case volume. Part-time (0.6 FTE) position

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:



Qualified candidates may be eligible for a sign-on bonus of $2,500

What You Will Do

The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (WOC) Specialist is a bachelors prepared nurse who applies clinical expertise in evidence-based nursing practice within a specialty area and functions in the following roles: clinical expert, educator, researcher, and consultant.  Leadership skills (system thinker and change agent) are role assumptions.

The WOC Specialist collaborates with a medical team of intensivists, hospitalists, infectious disease, emergency department physicians and other health team members to ensure maintenance of wounds, skin related issues, and continuity of care.

The WOC Specialist provides direct and indirect nursing services to patients and families.  Assists inpatient and outpatient physicians in managing the care of wounds and skin related issues for patients at Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center.  Performs inpatient extended role procedures as defined by Standardized Procedures to facilitate the timely and appropriate care process of skin related issues.  Collaboratively sets parameters and guidelines for continuum of care with the multidisciplinary team.  Recommends and coordinates follow-up, consults, and referrals.  Educates patients and families care of skin related issues.  Participates in continuing education programs, current literature reviews to maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge. Participates in quality improvement programs and utilization management.

The WOC Specialist is part of the Wound Healing department with Sharp Coronado Hospital and Health.  The Wound Healing department at Sharp Coronado was developed in 1996 and is unique in that it serves inpatient, long-term and outpatient populations.  The Wound Healing department functions in a collaborative fashion with primary care providers and referring physicians for consultations and ongoing care through the development and implementation of individualized patient-centered treatment plans.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Graduate of accredited WOC Nurse education program.
  • 2 Years Recent pertinent clinical experience as defined by the CBA.
  • 3 Years Nursing experience.
  • Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) - The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
  • California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 Year Recent home health.
  • 2 Years Acute care experience.
  • 1 Year Certified WOCN experience.
  • Proficient in computer skills such as Word, PowerPoint , Excel

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing; Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) - The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB); California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association

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