NSWOC | SE Health | Barrie, Hamilton, London, Woodstock, Huron and Bradford (Central Simcoe (Alliston, Bradford, Nobleton and Tottenham)
JOB TITLE: Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC)
As a member of the Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC) Team the NSWOC provides specialized holistic assessment and management as an interprofessional team member to meet the needs of individuals/families with ostomies, acute and chronic wounds, and urinary and fecal continence concerns.
Clinical Support and Consultation
Perform detailed holistic assessment of clients with wound, ostomy and/or continence related concerns
Formulate treatment recommendations in collaboration with the interprofessional team, and develop a plan of care based on the holistic assessment for clients who require wound, ostomy, and/or continence care
Evaluate the plan of care, involve the Wound Ostomy Resource Nurse (WORN) and/or K2P Wound Care Resource Nurses (K2P WCRN) in evaluation process as appropriate
Provide education and mentorship experiences in order to build wound, ostomy and continence knowledge and capacity within SE Health
Provide consultation to care providers within the organization
Facilitate the dissemination of wound, ostomy and continence knowledge
Coordinates/collaborates with interprofessional team across the continuum of care to reduce duplication of services, client anxiety, and cost
Supports quality health care through teaching, mentoring, program development and quality monitoring
Optimizes client outcomes through review of Quality Improvement (QI) reports to prioritize need
Identify nursing trends and issues related to specialty wound ostomy and continence management
Assist in the development of information tools and educational initiatives for care providers
Remain updated on current evidence related to wound, ostomy and continence best practices
Promote and participate in research-based practice
Identify potential research initiatives
Promote and participate in research projects.
Submit case studies for publication
Participate in conferences through poster presentations or oral abstracts.
Support WORNs and K2P WCRNs in development of posters and case studies for conference presentation
Participates with professional nursing associations to develop and enhance the delivery of health care for Canadians
Collaborate in local Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) initiatives/working groups as required.
Advanced Practice Nurse-Wound, Ostomy & Continence | Niagara Health
VACANCY NUMBER: 24827SF
JOB TITLE: Advanced Practice Nurse-Wound, Ostomy & Continence (Woc)
STATUS: PERMANENT FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
LOCATION: MULTI SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD
POSTING DATE: 1 OCTOBER 2021
CLOSING DATE: 14 OCTOBER 2021
UNION: ONTARIO NURSES’ ASSOCIATION
WAGE RANGE: $49.210 to $55.780
Full full job description: http://nswoc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/24827SF-FT-APN-WOC-MULTI.docx
Reporting to the Clinical Manager, Professional Practice, the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)– Wound, Ostomy & Continence (WOC), will lead, model, promote and facilitate a best practice approach to WOC care at Niagara Health. The APN-WOC will be an expert resource to the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Team and will demonstrate leadership throughout Niagara Health. The domains of practice for an APN will be enacted with a focus on providing extraordinary caring through knowledge translation, people/change management expertise, clinical staff development and related policy and procedure development. The APN-WOC 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. The successful candidate will compile and assist with the reporting of WOC metrics, participate in/conduct research and will participate in product selection for WOC products. The APN-WOC will provide advanced wound, ostomy and continence care through the assessment, treatment and management of wound, ostomy and continence challenges and work with community providers to ensure the continuum of care for patients. The successful candidate will provide leadership for various corporate committees, such as the Pressure Injury Prevention and Management Committee while collaborating with the reporting Manager, Director of Nursing Professional Practice, Education, & Elder Care, Human Resources, Finance, Materials Management and other related teams. Travel between the sites of Niagara Health is required.
- Current registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Nurse in the Extended Class (RN-EC).
- Masters in Nursing
- Completion of the NSWOCC Wound, Ostomy and Continence Education program (WOC-EP) required.
- Completion of CNA Certification Exam required.
- Five years’ RN and/or APN clinical experience in an acute or complex care setting with a direct focus on wound care.
- Superior inter-personal and leadership skills including critical thinking, responsiveness, conflict resolution, change management, visionary thinking, organizational skills, effective customer service, decision making skills and problem solving.
- Demonstrated experience in leading teams and enacting a plan of action.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to relay complex information effectively to patients and health care professionals.
- Demonstrated knowledge translation skills to implement evidence based practices.
- Demonstrated experience with quality improvement strategies and methodologies.
- Demonstrated proficiency with program development and implementation, project and change management and evaluation.
- Committed to excellence in all elements of professional practice, including excellence in patient care processes, measuring outcomes, collaboration and professional growth through continuing education and research utilization.
- Demonstrated ability to be flexible, self-directed and to work independently and as a member of the Professional Practice team.
- Demonstrated ability to manage a large/diversified workload with rapidly changing priorities and challenging deadlines.
- Computer skills in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook and a variety of audiovisual equipment.
- Must maintain a valid Ontario driver’s licence and have access to reliable transportation.
- Demonstrated commitment to the Vision, Mission and Values of Niagara Health.
- Consistent and regular attendance is required.
- Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset
NSWOC | Victorian Order of Nurse for Canada | Various Locations across Ontario
Victorian Order of Nurse for Canada Employment Opportunity
Position: Registered Nurse (RN)- Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC)
Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual
Program: Visiting Nursing
Locations: Brantford, Grey Bruce Area, Hamilton, Middlesex-Elgin & Stratford
Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in health care? Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision and management of client and family centered, evidence-based, efficient nursing care to individuals and families in their homes and community with a focus on Enterostomal Care. The Registered Nurse ensures care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by VON, relevant provincial regulatory body and Community Health Nurses of Canada. The Registered Nurse is responsible for safe and appropriate teaching, assignment and delegation of tasks to different categories of workers.
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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.
- 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.
Link for the job advertisement– http://ctg.jobis.ca/MlF
Nurse Clinicians, Wound and Skin Care | Various Locations, 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; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) a not–for–profit charity—has provided since 1925. With over 3,000 staff and service providers VHA offers home and community services that support Ontarians’ independence 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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To Apply: Visit www.vha.ca/careers
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 driver’s 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 full–time 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.
Candidates to submit directly to
Registered Nurse – Wound, Ostomy & Continence (WOC) | Niagara Health (NH)
VACANCY NUMBER: 21397SF
JOB TITLE: REGISTERED NURSE, CPT
STATUS: CASUAL PART TIME
DEPARTMENT: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE – WOUND, OSTOMY & CONTINENCE (WOC) CARE
LOCATION: MULTI SITE
HOURS OF WORK: ON CALL AS NEEDED
POSTING DATE: 16 MARCH 2021
CLOSING DATE: 15 APRIL 2021
UNION: ONTARIO NURSES’ ASSOCIATION
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.
Please Apply on our Website at www.niagarahealth.on.ca/careers and reference Job Posting #21397
Recruitment Specialist: Sarah Fisher (905) 378-4647 extension 44223 email@example.com
NSWOC Position | Hourly Part-Time, NSHA, Northern Zone, Aberdeen Hospital
Req ID: 99589
Location: Northern Zone, Aberdeen Hospital
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
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
$41.3990 – $47.1507 hourly
NSWOC Position: Full-Time, Yellowknife, NT
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!
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
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.
View the job description here: http://nswoc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/N75-NUR-185revised.docx
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.