Sutter Health RN WOCN - Lead Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse - Home Health (SF) in San Francisco, California


The Lead Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWOCN) serves as a clinical expert for wound, ostomy and continence related issues to all clinical and administrative staff in their location. The Lead CWOCN will provide oversight and management to wound, ostomy and continence patients through digital and in-home consults. The Lead CWOCN will provide wound, ostomy, and continence education to clinical staff and play an accountable role in supply management and utilization.



  • BA/BS required

  • Current CA RN License required

  • Graduate of WOCN program with certification in wound and ostomy required

  • WOCNCB Certification in wound and ostomy within 6 months (180 days) of hire required

  • CWS Certification may be accepted in lieu of WOCNCB Certification in wound

  • Continence certification highly preferred

  • Basic Life Support Certification - BLS required


Minimum of three years professional nursing experience required. Prefer at least one-year home health experience and one-year experience as a WOCN in any setting.

Special Requirements

Self-starter with a high degree of initiative, motivation, flexibility, energy, and creativity. Ability to form harmonious working relationships with internal and external customers. Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills and the ability to manage resources for patient care in a cost effective manner. Excellent collaborative and problem solving skills with customers and management. Ability to exercise independent sound judgment in planning and providing patient care. Demonstrated ability in physical, psychosocial, and environmental assessment skills and in implementing plan of treatment. Excellent organizational skills. With appropriate training, demonstrates an ability to competently work with the computerized documentation tools and systems of the organization. Access to a reliable automobile

Primary Location: California, San Francisco, San Francisco

Organization: Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.