CLINICAL PRACTICE CONSULTANT – WOUND, OSTOMY & CONTINENCE (WOC)Apply Now Job ID 1388378 Date posted 04/04/2020
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
If you are an experienced Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse with exceptional interpersonal skills who loves working in a flexible environment, we want to hear from you!
We have an exciting career opportunity that will provide relief in community based programs at Kelowna General Hospital and May Bennet Wellness Centre. This position supports home health, acute care and some residential care within the community.
As the Clinical Practice Consultant you will champion, guide and lead the delivery of a comprehensive Wound, Ostomy and Continence program for clients. The ideal applicant will be passionate about creating change and will be responsible for promoting the delivery of quality client care by providing clinical consultation and expertise, education and direction based on a specialized body of knowledge to interdisciplinary team members. This role will collaborate with other Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC); research and evaluate current wound, ostomy & continence standards and facilitate the development and implementation of program policies and procedures, education programs for staff and quality improvement initiatives, incorporating evidence based ‘best practices’.
This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.
Shift times are Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30.
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Successful completion of the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute’s Wound, Ostomy & Continence Education Program, three years recent, relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid motor vehicle license.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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