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Sanford Health RN - Pediatric Wound Ostomy in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 5225 23rd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $32.00 - $48.00

Department Details

This position is for the following:

Pediatric Acute Wound Service (PAWS) is a specialized team that treats wounds, burns, and ostomies and supports our Level II Pediatric Trauma Center and works with our Peds Surgeons. The team consults and manages inpatients and patients in the clinic through the Peds ARU at SMCF 2nd floor.

You must be wound certified PA-C, a WOCN (certified wound RN) within 2 years of hire.

Mon-Fri, Day shift position

Either Pediatrics or Wound RN experience required.

Job Summary

Cares for patients with wound, ostomy, and/or continence needs. Knowledgeable and skillful in consulting, following and/or developing care protocols for pediatrics and adults requiring their services. Will serve as a clinical resource and consultant to patient care staff in developing and implementing patient care plans. Demonstrates excellent clinical and interpersonal skills. The scope of practice encompasses the use of the nursing process in the areas of: (assessment, diagnosis, outcomes/planning, implementation and evaluation) to provide individualized nursing care to patients. Responsible for the coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Collaborates with other inter-professional colleagues, including physicians, to plan, implement and evaluate care. Demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Functions within the scopes and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards of Practice and the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements as published by the American Nurses Association as the foundation of nursing care delivery and professional conduct.


Bachelor’s degree in nursing required. Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).

Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Completion of Wound, Ostomy, and/or Continence Nursing Education Program and continued board certified within first 24 months of employment into role.

Certification as a Wound and Ostomy Nurse through the Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Certification Board (CWON) and/or (CWOCN).


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0186703
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No