Nurse Practitioner - Wound Skin Care Consultant

Hospital Hamilton St Josephs Health care Center Hamilton

Nurse Practitioner - Wound Skin Care Consultant

Posting #:14551 Location:Charlton Campus

Position Details

Openings Remaining:1 Time of Day:Reg/Temp/Casual:Temporary Shift Length:Full/Part Time:Full Time Department:Skin Health & Wound CareUnion:ONA Open Date:Hours of Work:Monday to Friday; days Closing Date:


Temporary assignment for approximately 20 weeks

The Nurse Practitioner – RN (EC) functions as a member of an integrated interdisciplinary health care team in the provision of specialty skin and wound care services for the clients, using advanced nursing knowledge, skill, clinical reasoning, problem-solving and critical thinking. The Nurse Practitioner – RN (EC), utilizing the full scope of RN (EC) practice, provides services to clients who include the individual throughout the lifespan, the family, and the community, with a strong emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.

The Nurse Practitioner will hold the following roles:
•Clinician – Provide clinical care to inpatients and outpatients
•Educator – Develop, implement and evaluate hospital wide skin and wound care education for all nursing staff.
•Administrator – Program development for inpatient and outpatient programs
•Researcher – Knowledge and implementation of current evidence based practice and best practice guidelines

•Completion of an educational program for Actue/Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners
•RNAO membership preferred
•Masters Degree in Nursing required
•Proof of successful completion of controlled substances education required
•Registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
•Graduate of the International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course (IIWCC) through the University of Toronto or Advanced Wound Care program preferred
•Eligible for credentialing through the hospital medical board
•Demonstrated expertise in Wound Care
•Comprehensive knowledge of best practices in wound care
•Proven management and leadership skills
•Strong organizational, analytical, conceptual and communication skills
•Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills
•Commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of St. Joseph’s Healthcare
•Must have an excellent attendance record
•Proven success in providing inspirational leadership in a team environment and ability to encourage innovation and creativity amongst team members

Monday to Friday; days

St. Joseph’s Nursing Vision is to make a difference in the lives of those we care for, our organization, and the future of our community through achievement of excellence in nursing and commitment to a culture of nursing innovation, empowerment, leadership and accountability.

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all our programs, practices, facilities, and people.

Applications must be received online by 12:00 midnight on the Closing Date - late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. SJHH is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process - please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.

We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of SJHH.

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