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Clinical Nurse Specialist in Skin and Wound Care

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH)

Joseph Brant Hospital, Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, Canada
Regular Full-Time
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How to Apply

To be considered for this exciting opportunity please visit the JBH Careers page to apply to posting #203780. We ask that you please include the posting number in the subject line of any email correspondence. No phone calls please. We thank all applicants and only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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Job Description


  • Development of internal policies and procedures for wound and skin management.

  • Hospital-wide clinical consultation in wound and skin management. This responsibility includes direct client care and interprofessional team consultation, direction and evaluation of individual care plans for wound and skin care.

  • Collaboration with community providers to ensure the continuum of care for patients awaiting discharge from JBH.

  • Development, delivery and evaluation of wound and skin educational programs to the interprofessional team. This responsibility includes the identification and assessment of educational needs, evaluation of staff performance and provision of performance feedback and counseling where appropriate.

  • Determines the need for procurement and discontinuance of special surface rental beds for all inpatients.

  • Evaluation and budget planning of products for wound and skin care.

  • Participation in JBH committees and regional/community committees, as appropriate, in consultation with the Administrative Program Director.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Applying individuals must have or are working on their MN.

  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

  • Masters in Wound Healing or Nursing Required

  • 2+ years’ experience working with patients with skin & wound needs

  • Preference will be given to individuals with a NSWOC/WOCC(C) certification or a IIWCC designation.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Medical and/or Surgical Nursing required.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in direct wound care management required.

  • NSWOC qualification or IIWCC would be considered an asset.

  • Experienced in advanced dressings and diabetes foot ulcer care.

  • Adult teaching experience and/or adult education courses required.

  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a multidisciplinary team.

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills (both written and verbal).

  • Demonstrated reliable attendance, punctuality and availability.

Company/Organization Description


Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a full-service community teaching hospital located in the growing and thriving community of Burlington, Ontario, serving more than 185,000 residents in Halton, Hamilton, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton and Stoney Creek. It is honoured to be recognized as one of Hamilton Niagara’s Top Employers for eight (8) consecutive years, with a skilled staff of 194 physicians, 1,911 full- and part-time staff and more than 700 volunteers.

JBH is a Clinical Education site in conjunction with McMaster University, and designated as an Academic Community Teaching Hospital. Its expanded campus includes the state-of-art Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower, featuring a new Emergency Department, 172 acute inpatient beds, 9 new Operating Rooms and post-anaesthetic care unit to support expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services. JBH is also a partner member of the Burlington Ontario Health Team.

JBH inspires and empowers a culture of caring and this is demonstrated in many ways including our commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our people. For more information, visit

Joseph Brant Hospital prioritizes the health and wellbeing of our patients, employees, credentialed staff, volunteers and learners. As a condition of employment, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of two COVID‑19 vaccines authorized by Health Canada within 24-48 hours of receiving an offer of employment, or proof of a documented exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Any information obtained during the recruitment process will be used for employment recruitment only, and not for any other purpose.

At Joseph Brant Hospital, we are committed to diversity and inclusion as we continue and expand our efforts to become a more inclusive, safe and respectful place for everyone to visit, work and receive care. HR will accommodate any needs under the Ontario Human Right Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Recruitment processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested.

Should you require accommodation through the application and/or recruitment process, please contact HR for assistance at or at Ext. 4129 to allow opportunity for appropriate accommodations to be made.

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