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Call for Volunteer Position: SWAN Community of Practice Leader

The NSWOCC Board of Directors is seeking a Skin Wellness Associate Nurse (SWAN) interested in raising awareness of the SWAN role and building the SWAN Community of Practice. The primary focus is to advance the profession of SWANs across Canada. This community aims to bring SWANs together to discuss the SWAN role, identify areas requiring advocacy, and create opportunities for SWANs to enhance their knowledge and skills, ultimately improving patient outcomes. This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain an understanding of governance.


Objectives:

  1. Unite SWANs in a community of practice to identify issues and advocate for change.

  2. Identify opportunities for SWAN Associates in wound, ostomy, and continence care, develop supporting projects, and implement them.

  3. Provide a forum to develop strategies for promoting the SWAN role, raising awareness, and demonstrating the value of SWANs in the Canadian healthcare system.


Responsibilities to the Board:

  • Attend fall annual face-to-face board meetings as a non-voting participant.

  • Report to the board and membership on the activities of the SWAN Community of Practice through annual and mid-year written reports.

  • Follow direction from the Board of Directors to develop and implement projects based on the current Strategic and Operational plans.


Responsibilities to the Core Program:

  • Provide leadership for the SWAN Community of Practice by organizing monthly meetings (except in July and August) and setting project goals and timelines.

  • Establish annual core program goals, objectives, and timelines as directed by the NSWOCC Board of Directors.

  • Recruit interested NSWOCC SWAN Associates to form project teams addressing specific deliverables.

  • Match volunteers to appropriate portfolios/projects.

  • Monitor progress towards identified goals and objectives.

  • Maintain communication between the SWAN Community of Practice and the board.

  • Collaborate with the Board to develop and maintain a succession planning process for the core program leader to ensure smooth transitions and continuation of ongoing projects.


Qualifications:

  • RPN/LPN or Diploma RN

  • Graduate of the NSWOCC Skin Wellness Associate Nurse (SWAN) Program

  • Active NSWOCC Associate in good standing


Term: 2-year term with the option of a second, 2-year term.

  

Application Process:

 If you are interested in applying for the SWAN Community of Practice Leader position, please send an email with an expression of interest and a copy of your resume to office@nswoc.ca. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 5, 2024. For further information on this leadership role, please email the NSWOCC CEO Catherine Harley at office@nswoc.ca.

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Yukia Nanilas
Yukia Nanilas
Jul 10

 The chance to learn about government and hone one's leadership abilities is great in this role.

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Colby Adkins
Colby Adkins
Jul 04

 This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain an understanding of governance. eggy car

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jessica Cheryl
Jul 04

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Civillains corpion
Civillains corpion
Jul 03

Analyze potential areas for SWAN Associates to expand their presence in wound, ostomy, and continence care, create dordle corresponding initiatives, and execute them.

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