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Registered Nurse (RN) - Wound Ostomy Continence

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
  • Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
  • Cardiology
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Position description
The Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse's (WOC) focus is the quality of care provided for individuals with ostomies, fistulas, draining wounds, tubes, altered skin integrity and incontinence. Facilitates the rehabilitation and health maintenance of these individuals and their families through assessment of needs, education, counseling, and coordination of care. Working collaboratively with other health care professionals, the WOC nurse functions in the roles of care provider, educator and consultant in a variety of settings throughout the medical center. Through leadership, education, and management responsibilities, the WOC nurse strives to further the clinical specialty.
Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN- formerly NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN or CCNE, at least one year of RN experience (within the last 5 years) in an applicable care setting is required. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required or, effective October 1st, 2017 one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.
Additional qualifications
Certification in wound and continence nursing preferred. If not currently practicing as a WOC RN, at least one year successful work experience in medical-surgical nursing within the past five years required. Demonstrates advanced clinical knowledge and competence in specialty area. Ability to collect, compare, sort, and prioritize information to be used in the decision-making process for patients and staff. Ability to manage stress and complex problem-solving issues. Ability to be self-directed. Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.
License or certification
Current RN license by applicable state requirements.

Completion of WOCN education program (or completion within the first 6-12 months). Certification in ostomy nursing (or completion within the first 6-12 months).

Arizona and Florida: Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.

Midwest: Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
  • American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Providers
  • Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
  • Military Training Network
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $34.38 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
48-56 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details
Monday – Friday, Days, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule
Occasional Saturday (approximately every 6th Saturday) – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Career profile
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Krista Ellis
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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