For over 100 years, we have made it our mission to care for others as we would care for those we love.
Backed by over a century of innovations, accreditations, expansions, customer care and giving back to the community, Riverside Health System has received numerous recognitions and awards to include Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers in Virginia, CHIME Health Care’s Most Wired for 15 consecutive years, US News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes, and Great Place to Work certification. Riverside Health System is a non-profit organization committed to bettering health in our communities in coastal Virginia in the greater Peninsula, Williamsburg, Tappahannock, Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore areas.
The Riverside Care Difference is the way we deliver care and services to the community. Be the difference in Newport News as a full-time Enterostomal Therapy Coordinator - Registered Nurse (RN) with Riverside Home Health!
As a Riverside team member, our benefits have you covered.
Health & Wellness: Medical Plan Options, Vision and Dental plans (including orthodontic care!), wellness & fitness center discounts, onsite pharmacy and delivery, Riverside services discount, flexible spending and savings accounts and health lifestyle incentives.
Peace of Mind: Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance, Short Term Disability, Whole Life Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Legal Insurance, Pet Insurance, and more.
Financial Support: Student Loan Repayment Program, CEUs through our partnership with MedBridge Education, Immediate Matching 403(b) Savings Plan, Specialty Certification Financial Assistance, Company Wide Bonus Program, Employee Help Fund and more.
Work-Life Balance: Paid Time Off for full- and part-time team members, extended illness bank, discounted child care (Newport News), Employee Assistance Program, Adoption Assistance, area retail discounts, and community involvement opportunities.
The Enterostomal Therapy Coordinator/WOCN (Registered Nurse) is responsible to assess plan make nursing diagnosis implement and evaluate care for clients with wounds or fecal/urinary diversions and clients with bowel or urinary incontinence. This professional will provide continuity of care of the ostomy incontinent and skin care client by improving the competence performance and understanding of the nursing staff through Riverside Home Health services. The RN WOCN functions as a consultant for clients with complex draining wounds fistulas pressure ulcers incontinence and skin problems related to fecal and urinary incontinence. Duties of the RN WOCN include:
Education: Bachelors Degree in Nursing required (must have BSN to acquire WOCN).
Experience: Experience in an acute care or home health setting preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Valid driver's license required and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. Must have reliable transportation to make visits to patient homes each day. Licensed as a Registered Nurse is required. BLS certification required. Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse WOCN or CWS Required- obtained w/in 1 year.