• Region: Région d'Ottawa
  • Categories: Nursing | Community Care
  • Type: Full-time
“A rewarding career in caring starts here”

Posting Date: November 26, 2022

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The Opportunity:
The Foot Care Nurse with Advanced Foot Care training and certification is responsible for providinga wide range of foot care services, either in the clients residence or in a clinic setting. The Foot Care nurse will use a General & Diabetic Foot Assessment Tool, which follows the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Best Practice Guildeline “Reducing Foot Complications for People with Diabetes”, on all new Foot Care admission clients to Carefor.
What You Will Do:
As a Registered Nurse in Carefor’s Visit Nursing Program, you will make a difference in the lives of your clients in a clinic setting and in the community by utilizing your excellent communication skills to obtain relevant information from your clients and their families. You will implement nursing strategies or interventions according to the established care plan in consultation with the client and/or caregiver and the health care team. You will utilize adult learning principals and teaching materials to provide guidance to clients and their caregivers. You will incorporate your research findings into your daily clinical practice while demonstrating your exceptional time management and advance planning skills that will promote client-directed care, self-care and independence.
Qualifications include:
  • Currently registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Certification in advanced foot care required
  • Experience in foot care clinics required
  • Previous community experience will be considered an asset
  • Ability to create a client visit schedule
  • Ability to organize work and implement a plan of care
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license (G2 level)
  • Use of a reliable vehicle that is insured for business use
  • Functional knowledge of IT devices, i.e. laptop, tablet, cellphones
  • Bilingualism (French/English) considered an asset
What We Have to Offer You:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Work life balance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients
Our Nurses in the community are paid for their kilometers during travel between clients. We offer an orientation for our nurses for up to four weeks with ongoing educational opportunities.
Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.
Carefor values equity, diversity and inclusion in all its forms and recruits qualified individuals at all occupational levels that reflect the diversity of our clients and our community. We are committed to providing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce. If you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know when contacted. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.
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