Ascension Health RN - Wound Ostomy Continence in Destin, Florida

Job ID: 240992

RN - Wound Ostomy Continence

Destin, Florida


Additional Job Information

Title: RN - Wound Ostomy Continence

City, State: Destin,FL

Location: SHH Emerald Coast

Department: Nursing Administration

Additional Job Details: FT Rotating

Marketing Statement

Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida’s leading health care provider – Sacred Heart Health System.

Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership’s support for their well-being.

Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families.

Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Health System, visit .

Job Description

Job Summary:

The RN - Wound Ostomy Continence provides direct nursing care to patients with select disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integumentary systems in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.


  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Provides patient and family education on common topics including wound care, dressing applications, compression therapy, diabetic foot care, venous disease, wound offloading, stoma care, pouching procedures and underlying disease processes.

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Participates in performance improvement initiatives as appropriate

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Wound, Ostomy, Continence credentialed from the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Florida Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.

Work Experience:

  • Two years of recent nursing experience required.

  • Prior wound care experience preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the Sacred Heart Health System Team, please apply by completing an online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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