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In this community nursing role, as a Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC) Nurse and as working as a part of the ParaMed nursing health care team, the NSWOC will provide and promote evidenced based advanced wound, ostomy and continence assessment, management and care to all patient groups either through a consultative process or by direct care.
Why you’ll love working here:
Autonomy, independence, and a work-life balance
Supportive team of peer nurses and supervisors
Opportunity to develop long term therapeutic relationships with patients
Best in class training and development programs, including a comprehensive clinical orientation and hands-on skills labs
Celebration and Recognition programs
Part time and Full-time scheduling including every other weekend off
Comprehensive health and dental benefit plans
Company paid mobile devices
Opportunities for career advancement
Employee perks and exclusive offers
What you’ll do:
Provide direct practice to patients requiring wound, ostomy and continence assessment, care and management.
Provide education to ParaMed’s nursing health care team, patient, and families.
Provide consultation /clinical support to ParaMed’s nursing health care team (direct/or remote) including recommendations for specialty products/nursing care.
Participate in wound/ostomy/continence clinical leadership opportunities.
Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
Preceptor ParaMed nurses as required.
Follow wound, ostomy and continence evidence based clinical best practices and ParaMed policies and procedures.
IIWCC, NSWOC, WOCC(c), SWAN, or other advanced wound care education/certification
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a practicing Registered Nurse ideally in a community setting and/or providing wound/ostomy/continence care to patients (direct care/consultation)
Current membership/registration with the Nurses Specialized in Wound Ostomy & Continence Canada (preferred)
Ability to perform BCLS to College of Nurses standards
Completion of the Canadian Enterostomal Therapy (E.T.) Nursing program
Current registration with the CAET
Knowledge of standards and guidelines of Enterostomal Therapy and wound care
Comprehensive Enterostomal Therapy and wound care patient health assessment skills
Thorough knowledge of wound care products and indications for use
ParaMed has been providing home care and wellness solutions across Canada since 1974 and is a nationally accredited provider with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada. We ensure our care providers are fully trained, have access to ongoing training, have the necessary coordination and management support, are properly supervised and coached on best practices.