Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence (NSWOC)

CarePartners

Tillsonburg, ON, Canada
Full-Time

Job Description

CarePartners is currently hiring NSWOCC Nurses for the Oxford County area!

Sign on Bonus $5000


We are looking for a Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence (NSWOC) for the Oxford County Area. The NSWOC will provide wound and ostomy consultation for patients in the clinic and community.  If you enjoy caring for a broad range of clients with a variety of wound etiologies and wound care modalities this is the job for you. In addition to make full use of your wound and ostomy care knowledge, each day you will use your skills in promoting self-management by patients and leading the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Your expertise in the management of wounds and ostomies will be sought out by individual practitioners and the various committees and organizations that guide wound care in the region.

CarePartners will provide you with an in-depth orientation to both the agency and wound/ostomy care in the community; ongoing clinical support including online access to clinical expertise; an iPad and the equipment you need to conduct assessments.


YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT BY:

  • Using your knowledge of assessment, prevention and interventions regarding wound infections and ostomy care

  • Care for patients with consuming wounds, ostomy, continence, provide lower leg assessment including ABPIs

  • critically appraising the wound care literature and apply research evidence to practice

  • Providing classifications and indications, appropriate utilization to reduce visit frequency and obtain desired outcomes

  • Practicing conservative sharp wound debridement (CSWD) and use of other debridement methods

  • Providing edema management including bandaging based on complete lower leg assessment

  • Monitoring criteria for adjunctive therapy for complex or recalcitrant wounds

  • Supporting our patient’s safety by practicing according to policy and standards

  • Using your professional assessment skills to perform a thorough holistic assessment of each client and identify the client's needs by utilizing information from the client, caregiver(s), the home environment, the Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) referral and other sources

  • Functioning as a member of a nursing team who are accountable for the nursing care it provides

  • Developing appropriate time-specific, measurable goals and outcomes in collaboration with the client and/or caregiver(s), and in keeping with the HCCSS goal for treatment

  • Being committed to quality and accuracy of care

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Graduate of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence Canada (NSWOCC, formerly CAET), CNA exam may be pending

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Several years of escalating experience managing wounds and ostomies

  • Leadership and people management skills are an asset

  • Proven computer skills, including e-mail, word processor, work scheduling systems

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form and must be fluent in English.

  • Vehicle and driver’s license

  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccine

About the Company

CarePartners is an Ontario wide agency that provides health care to Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) patients in the home, in long term care facilities and in clinics. We are an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization and have exemplary standing with Accreditation Canada.

CAREPARTNERS IS IN YOUR COMMUNITY:

In addition to providing home-based personal support, rehabilitation and therapy, nursing and palliative care across Ontario, CarePartners also serves the community through clinics, transitional care units, and provides relief in nursing homes and shared care settings. Since 2009, through our outreach program, we’re also proud to work in collaboration with international agencies to organize medical care and clinics in countries with poor access to health care. We seek to live our values at home and abroad, supporting the health of communities with purpose and passion.


CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities, accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.


CarePartners promotes and facilitates, as appropriate, the immunization of employees in order to provide a safe working environment for its employees, to deliver safe care to patients and to fulfill its commitment to evidence- based health promotion.  In accordance with Public Health and Government directives CarePartners has implemented safety protocols to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.  All employees will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment as directed by CarePartners and mandated by public health authorities.  All new hires of CarePartners are required at this time to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with our policies and procedures.


CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities, accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.