Wound/ostomy care registered nurse - united states, san diego

adecco medical and science division is seeking experienced wound care nurses in san diego, ca! join our team of committed healthcare professionals! opportunity to thrive with one of america’s trusted partners in total health!

essential responsibilities:

  • provides follow-up and interventions to patients diagnosed with ostomies, draining wounds, fistulae, or skin breakdown secondary to pressure, incontinence, venous hypertension, arterial insufficiency, trauma, surgery or diabetic neuropathy and other related skin issues.

  • provides direct patient care counseling of individuals anticipating surgery which may result in the creation of a stoma, individualized instruction for those who have an abdominal stoma for the diversion of stool or urine, or assessment and treatment recommendations for the above stated skin breakdown conditions.

  • assists patient through continuum of care for management of related issues.

  • evaluates new and currently used products for ostomy, continence and wound care.

  • makes recommendations to patients in obtaining related products.

  • assesses individual patient needs and goals, and provides educational programs to physicians, nursing, and other paramedical professionals on ostomy/wound care management and self-care education.

  • conducts continuing educational programs for physicians and nursing personnel. this helps provide current standards of practice for ostomy patients.

  • provides patient/family teaching and education regarding ostomy/wound care and self-management.

  • basic qualifications:


  • minimum one (1) year previous clinical nursing experience as a registered nurse in caring for patients with abdominal stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, and pressure sores ulcers.
  • education

  • bachelor's degree.
  • completion of an accredited wound, ostomy, continence nursing (wocn) program.
  • license, certification, registration

  • current ca rn license.
  • bls.
  • current board certification in wound (cwcn) and ostomy (cocn) nursing.
  • podiatry - only current board certification in wound (cwcn) nursing is required.
  • additional requirements:

  • demonstrated knowledge of pediatric and adult patient teaching principles.
  • demonstrated knowledge of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems including pathophysiology.
  • effective communication skills.
  • fine motor dexterity.
  • certified continence nurse (cccn) may be required as specified by department.

    preferred qualifications:

  • current board certification in wound, ostomy, continence nursing (cwocn).
  • why work for adecco?

  • medical, vision and dental
  • weekly pay
  • 401(k) plan
  • skills training
  • excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • *this client requires proof of covid-19 vaccination at time of hire.

    accommodations will be considered for those with disability/medical conditions or because of a sincerely held religious belief who, in narrow circumstances, cannot get vaccinated due to such reasons.

    click on “apply now” now to be considered for this role today!

    important: this role is being recruited for by adecco’s medical and science division, not your local adecco branch office.


    equal opportunity employer/veterans/disabled

    the company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

    United States, San Diego ,California
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