Wound Care Registered Nurse RN

Derry, New Hampshire
Dec 06, 2023
Dec 05, 2024
Nurse, Registered Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time


Parkland Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently.Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care?Submit your application for Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Registered Nurse RN (CWOCN) position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.


Parkland Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at Parkland Medical Center!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The CWOCN, utilizing current knowledge and research, serves as a consultant, clinical resource and educator across the continuum of care in the area of wound, ostomy and continence care. He/she works collaboratively with all members of the health care team, the patient and/or family/significant other to achieve the expected outcome.

What will you do in this role:
  • Functions as a resource for system-wide quality improvement efforts in wound/ostomy/continence care
  • Provides clinical consultation and education for patients with wound/ostomy/continence concerns
  • Consults with patient, nursing staff, physicians and other team members to facilitate the delivery of comprehensive wound/ostomy/continence care
  • Provides education as requested for patients undergoing Ostomy surgery, specifically including the preoperative, perioperative and postoperative periods, utilizing consideration of the need for physical and psychological adaptation
  • When possible, determines the appropriate preoperative site for stoma placement utilizing best practice techniques
  • Provides recommendations for patient, family and staff regarding instruction, referrals and supply needs
  • Serves as a resource for Ostomy patients via telephone conversation or outpatient service
  • Provides education, recommendations and inpatient follow-up care regarding all aspects of wound care, including assessment, documentation, treatment, prevention, referral and further consultant needs
  • Provides evaluation and assistance with topical treatment choices, including Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Provides consultation and guidance to staff on issues related to altered skin integrity
  • Recommends standards for selection of cost effective supplies for the care of the wound, ostomy and continence patient
  • Collaborates with Director to develop and present educational programs

What qualifications do you need for this role:
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in New Hampshire
  • Certification in Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing (CWOCN), or equivalent, required
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association BCLS required
  • 2-4 years of relevant nursing experience preferred

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Parkland Medical Centerhas provided quality healthcare services since 1983. We give patient's access to trained physicians, advanced technology and innovative approaches through our partnerships with the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the New England Heart & Vascular Institute. Our80+ bed hospitalis one of the region's leading acute care facilities in Southern New Hampshire. We are accredited as a Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI from the American College of Cardiology. We are recognized as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. Parkland has also earned The Joint Commission’sGold Seal of Approval® certification for Spine Surgery, Total Hip Replacement and Total Knee Replacement.

At Parkland Medical Center, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive
Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Registered Nurse Wound Care RN opening.Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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