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Nurse Practitioner- Wound and Complex

Employer
Home and Community Care Support Services Waterloo Wellington
Location
Waterloo (City), Ontario
Salary
base compensation + benefits
Closing date
Feb 19, 2024

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Discipline
Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Home Care
Hours
Full-time

CARE AND BE CARED FOR- THIS IS YOUR HOME

Position Summary

Reporting to the Patient Services Manager, this self-directed position functions in an advanced nursing role within a collaborative practice model. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will support individuals receiving the services of Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) Waterloo Wellington who may not have a family physician and require Nurse Practitioner support, while others may have a family physician who is requesting the advanced wound care knowledge, assessment and support of the NP. The NP acts as a key resource to all HCCSS and service provider staff regarding wound care and acute or chronic health conditions.

 

What do we offer?

We know wellness is supported with work-life balance. In an inclusive culture committed to support your passion for continuous learning, growth and innovation, we offer: ​

  • Attractive comprehensive compensation packages and benefits
  • Valuable development opportunities
  • Membership in a world class defined benefit pension plan. 

 

 What will you do?

  • HCCSS WW is committed to supporting healthcare in a manner that is consistent with patient and family centred care
  • Applicants are required to have demonstrated understanding and commitment to this care philosophy
  • As part of a team, Nurse Practitioners provide expert clinical care to HCCSS WW patients and expert clinical advice to primary care physicians and community nurses on the management of wounds along with other acute or chronic health conditions.
  • Is the clinical resource for Care Coordinators and service providers in terms of clinical expertise in wound diagnosis, assessment and treatment.
  • Provides consistent clinical support for HCCSS patients as the patients interact with home and community care, primary care, acute care, and specialist care.
  • May participate in case conferences with care teams.
  • Develops a shared care partnership with primary care, and wound care specialists.
  • Facilitates ongoing integration of patient’s medical care across the health care sector to ensure all domains of care are addressed in a seamless, integrated manner and client and family goals are achieved.
  • Ensures regular communication with direct care community team as well as primary care practitioner for each patient.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

 

What must you have?

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Registered Nurse in the Extended Class (RN EC designation)/expectation to have RN EC registration and successful completion of the Nurse Practitioners’ exam set by the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Advanced wound care certification such as NSWOC, IIWCC, MCISc-WH or equivalent
  • Advanced experience in wound care practice including equipment and product selection
  • Familiarity with the services available within the community sector
  • Demonstrated expertise in wound care and collaborating with external agencies and community partners
  • Advanced assessment skills and sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership and collaborative practice with all care providers
  • The ability to travel throughout Waterloo Region and Wellington County is required. 
  • Fluency in French language preferred.

 

What would give you the edge?

  • Fluency in French language preferred.

 

What do you need to know?

This position is a Hybrid position and will be required to be onsite in the office as determined by the Employer.  The successful applicant must be willing and able to attend onsite as required.

 

Why Join Us?

If you’re interested in driving excellence in care and service delivery, and seeking an unparalleled opportunity to lead and learn, partner and connect, care and be cared for, this is your home.

 

Equity, Inclusion, Diversity and Anti-Racism Commitment

Home and Community Care Support Services is committed to a culture of equity, inclusion, diversity and anti-racism. We are committed to attracting, engaging and developing a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

 

How do you apply?

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter before 4:30 pm on Friday, January 19, 2024, stating Competition # “24-O-001- NP, Wound & Complex” in the subject line of the email, to HR.WW@HccOntario.ca

By submitting an application, applicants are consenting to the sharing of their personal information with individuals from Home and Community Care Support Services Waterloo Wellington who are participating in the selection process.

 

Home and Community Care Support Services has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy across the province that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Applicants being considered for employment will be required to provide proof of vaccination documentation confidentially to Human Resources upon hire.   Any medical or human rights exemption requests are required to be submitted for review and validation prior to an offer of employment.

 

 

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