Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse Jobs in MO
Wound, ostomy, and continence nurses provide comprehensive management of all types of wounds—acute or chronic, pressure injuries, surgical incisions, traumatic injuries (>10% of body surface area), radiation dermatitis, diabetic ulcers, and vascular insufficiency ulcers. Specific types of wounds include: 
A project to improve the quality of wound care was implemented in a large-scale, acute healthcare setting where Certified WOC nurses provided care to patients with advanced wounds, including acute surgical wounds. The improvement initiative included a customized wound-care protocol for Certified WOC nurses to follow, along with the provision of Certified WOC nurses during all standard clinical hours.