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NSWOCs | Toronto & Mississauga | Closing the Gap Healthcare

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG)

Positions: Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC)

Locations: Toronto, ON & Mississauga, ON

Casual and Part Time Positions Available

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian owned, award-winning, fully accredited and government (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care) funded organization.

Our team of healthcare professionals delivers care to thousands of clients each day enabling people to close the gap between their healthcare needs and overall well-being, caring the way we would care for our own loved ones. Our Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC) Nurse will assist clients with wound, ostomy and continence care allowing clients to remain within their home and within their community setting. We also have clinic positions available.

Why apply?

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive Group Benefits Package and RRSP Matching Program.
  • Positive culture and 24/7 professional support.
  • Opportunities for further education and professional development.

The successful Registered Nurse will have:

  • Degree in Nursing
  • Qualified registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Holds a certificate for successful completion of a wound, ostomy, and continence
  • program (NSWOC) from a recognized educational institution; or
  • holds a certificate for successful completion of a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse
  • (“WOCN”) program from a recognized educational institution; or
  • has completed 75% of the NSWOC certificate
  • Previous work experience in the community or acute care setting with a focus on wound care is preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle

CTG offers flexible hours, a comprehensive compensation package, and a positive culture that provides discipline specific professional support and education.

We are excited you are considering applying to become a valued member of our “Team Made for Caring”

This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Canada, who meet all of the essential requirements stated above. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy.

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Nurse Clinicians, Wound and Skin Care | Various Locations, Fraser Health

Fraser Health

Position: Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence

Serving communities within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, Fraser Health is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people living in our communities, we serve 1/3 of British Columbia’s entire population with over 40,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope. 

We currently have exciting opportunities throughout the various locations in the Fraser Health region for you to bring your passion for nursing in skin and wound care.

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Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence | Toronto | VHA

VHA Home HealthCare

Position: Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence

Creating opportunities for more independence; its what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) a notforprofit charity—has provided since 1925. With over 3,000 staff and service providers VHA offers home and community services that support Ontariansindependence including: homemaking, nursing, personal support and rehabilitation services. Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity.

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Required Skills

  • CNA Certification (WOCC(C))

  • Registered Nurse who has graduated from a wound, ostomy, and continence education program that is recognized by the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists.

  • Nursing diploma or degree from a recognized college or university

  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Membership in your Professional Association preferred (RNAO)

  • Current registration with the CNO and First Aid/CPR

  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • Knowledge of the community

  • Ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills to client care

  • Physically able to provide safe and timely client care

  • Use of proper body mechanics and successful completion of the Physical Readiness Test to ensure safe work practices are followed, including mobility, transfers, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling

  • Valid drivers license and access to a car is required

    Why Work at VHA?

  • VHA has over 90 years of experience providing high quality care you can be proud of

  • A stimulating, client and family focused work environment

  • A variety of fulltime and part time positions

  • We invest in our staff, offering continuous opportunities for learning

  • Competitive compensation and paid orientation

  • Eligible staff are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package

  • Pension is available to eligible staff

  • A confidential, free Employee Assistance Program is available to all staff and service providers

  • We foster a supportive, and respectful team environment

CNS Ostomy & Wound Care | St. Michael’s Hospital

Unity Health Toronto: St. Michael’s site Job Opportunity

Position: CNS Ostomy & Wound Care

Program: Surgery & Critical Care

The CNS demonstrates advanced knowledge, skill and judgment in providing care to patients that are consistent with the College of Nurses of Ontario. At St. Michael’s Hospital, a CNS must be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • support the delivery of quality care to diverse patient population, and facilitate the development of comprehensive care plans in conjunction with the interprofessional team to enhance patient safety, outcomes, access to care, and experience
  • blend clinical expertise with education, knowledge translation, leadership and research skills to serve as a consultant and resource to nurses, nursing leadership, interprofessional teams and external partners in the process of decision-making, developing clinical guidelines and protocols, promoting the use of evidence, and facilitating system change
  • The CNS will be working collaboratively with the SMH Wound Care team and focusing their care on ostomy & wound care Management
  • The CNS must be comfortable providing consultation with new stoma’s and open abdomens.
  • The CNS will work closely with physician colleagues for post-operative management of gastrointestinal patients.

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Careers at Unity Health Toronto


Registered Nurse – Wound, Ostomy & Continence (WOC) | Niagara Health (NH)


WAGE RANGE: $33.560 to $48.050 PER HOUR

Casual Part Time Registered Nurse – Wound, Ostomy & Continence (WOC) 

If you’re an RN looking to apply your critical thinking and knowledge translation skills as well as your clinical nursing experience in wound care, consider joining Niagara Health’s Professional Practice team in this rewarding role with multi-site accountabilities.

View the full job description here.

Please Apply on our Website at and reference Job Posting #21397

Recruitment Specialist: Sarah Fisher (905) 378-4647 extension 44223

NSWOC Position | Hourly Part-Time, NSHA, Northern Zone, Aberdeen Hospital

Req ID: 99589
Location: Northern Zone, Aberdeen Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: OPNZ Enterostomy EDMDU

Type of Employment: Hourly PT long-assignment  (40% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status:  NSNU 

Posting Closing Date: 5-Apr-21

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Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Hours of Work

Part-Time (40%) Position; 30 hours biweekly

Long-Assignment, commencing as soon as possible for approximately one year

Dates are approximate and may be subject to change

Salary Information

$41.3990 – $47.1507 hourly



NSWOC Position: Full-Time, Yellowknife, NT

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 19383
Salary: $92,976 – $111,072
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: January 8, 2021

You will provide advanced, specialized nursing expertise and leadership to protect, restore, maintain or improve the wound, ostomy and continence issues for people of all ages in the acute care, long term care and home and community care settings in the Northwest Territories (NWT) independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team! You will also be responsible for leading the Wound Care Strategy for the NWT, including indicator tracking. You will need to use a holistic and sensitive approach to your patients, who may experience complex health issues, and as well as incorporate resources available to the individual within the family, health care setting, community organizations and the community at large!

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GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

Advanced Practice Nurse – Wound, Ostomy & Continence (WOC), Temporary Full-Time, Niagara Health

Advanced Practice Nurse – Wound, Ostomy & Continence (WOC)

This temporary, full-time position, with multi-site accountabilities, would be a great career move for a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class committed to excellence in professional practice, who champions best practice ostomy and continence care.

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Reporting to the Manager, Professional Practice, you will lead, model, promote and facilitate a best practice approach to Wound, Ostomy & Continence (WOC) care at Niagara Health. Your initial focus as the Advanced Practice Nurse – WOC will be on the enactment of the pressure injury/wound care aspects of the Niagara Health Wound Care Action Plan, while at the same time developing and initiating an action plan for best practice ostomy and continence care. In addition to being an expert resource to the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Team, you will demonstrate leadership throughout Niagara Health with a focus on providing extraordinary caring through knowledge translation, people/change management expertise, clinical staff development and related policy and procedure development for patients at all sites.

As the APN-WOC, you will collaborate and build strong relationships with the WOC Team, Directors, Physician partners, Patient Care Managers, Nurse Educators and other nursing and hospital leaders, to support and engage nurses and inter-professional team members, plus work with community providers to ensure the continuum of care for patients. You will compile, and assist with reporting, WOC metrics, participate in/conduct research and participate in product selection for WOC products, along with providing advanced wound, ostomy and continence care through the assessment, treatment and management of WOC challenges, primarily to inpatients. Providing leadership for various corporate committees, such as the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Committee, and collaborating with the reporting Manager, and the Director of Nursing Professional Practice and Elder Care, will be other key aspects of your role.

Travel between Niagara Health sites will be required.