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Visiting Wound Care Nurse - Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, & Continence

Employer
S.R.T. MedStaff
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Home Care
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Full-time
About S.R.T. MedStaff

S.R.T. MedStaff has been a trusted leader in the health care community since 1981, hiring client service coordinators, personal support workers, registered nurses, registered practical nurses, and supervisors. Come work for an agency that truly values and supports its staff!

Why work with S.R.T. MedStaff?
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Sign on bonus
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • Full-time and part-time positions
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RSP matching program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Choice of daily instant pay or weekly direct deposit pay
  • Staff appreciation events
  • Paid continuing education sessions and in-services


Job Summary:

S R.T. MedStaff is currently seeking a Visiting Wound Care Nurse (RN) specializing in Wound, Ostomy, & Continence care for our Community Visiting Nursing and Clinic Programs. The Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (NSWOC) will provide safe, holistic, and specialized nursing care to patients across the Toronto West and Mississauga areas.

We are offering a sign on bonus of $1,000 for this role!

Responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with the patient/family/caregiver and other health care professionals, help formulate a plan of care based on patient assessment
  • Perform detailed assessment of clients with wound, ostomy and/or continence related concerns
  • Provide nursing care to patients according to the written plan of care
  • Evaluate effectiveness of treatment plan(s) and adjust accordingly in consultation with the patient/family/caregiver and other health care professionals
  • Provide consultative services to other nurses for patients with wound, ostomy, and/or continence care needs
  • Act as a patient advocate by protecting and promoting patient rights
  • Promote patient safety and assist them in living comfortably in their home environment
  • Share nursing knowledge and expertise with other health care providers


Qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse in good standing with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Wound, Ostomy and Continence Certified Canada - WOCC (C); Canadian Nurses Association Certification
  • One (1) year recent experience in the community
  • One (1) year recent NSWOC experience
  • Excellent problem solving, time management, and crisis resolution skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience with Information Technology
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle is a requirement
  • Second language is considered an asset
  • Experience as a NSWOC, visiting nurse, visiting registered nurse, and/or community nurse considered an asset


We thank you for applying to S.R.T. MedStaff. We will review all applications. Only those applicants selected for further discussion will be contacted. S.R.T. MedStaff is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application process, please let us know in advance.

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