Expired on: Mar 25, 2024

Ogimaawabiitong is dedicated and committed to “Excellence in all that we do”.  The ethics, along with the Seven Teachings, speak to how the organization operates: in relation to interaction amongst clients, staff, members and other stake holders.  The Ogimaawabiitong code of ethics and teachings reflect in both decision-making and service delivery.

Do you want to work for a health care organization that changes people’s lives? One that not only cares deeply about clients, but also values that its employees are its greatest Gifts!

Examples of Support

  • Unique health services organization
  • The supportive management team and collaborative work environment
  • Family Culture
  • Innovative environment
  • Enriched job fulfilment and
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
  • A retirement savings plan with company contributions

Position Description

Reporting to the Nursing Manager, the Foot Care Nurse is responsible for ensuring that the quality of the Foot Care services to clients in the community and facility setting is compliant with legislation and standards of practice

Position Title:                 Foot Care Nurse

Department:                   Primary Care

Salary:                              Per Annum, after successful probationary period

Term:                               Full time – 1 FTE

Location:                         240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor, Kenora, Ontario

Reports to:                      Director of Nursing

Summary of Duties

  • Conduct foot assessments continually and provide foot care treatment
  • Electronic scheduling and documentation
  • Continually assesses, anticipates, identifies and responds to new and changing needs of clients and communicates available Total Care resources to clients when appropriate
  • Instructing patients on proper care of their feet, including how to trim toenails and use moisturizers
  • Conducting foot exams to assess the condition of the patient’s feet—including checking for signs of infection and taking measurements
  • Providing education about how to prevent problems related to the feet, including how to avoid infection and trauma and how to properly fit shoes
  • Performing basic foot care procedures, such as cleaning the feet, clipping nails, and removing calluses with pumice stones
  • Teaching patients who have diabetes how to monitor their feet for signs of infection, sores, blisters, redness, or swelling
  • Providing specialized treatment options for patients with diabetes who have wounds that have not responded to other methods of treatment
  • Providing specialized nursing care for patients with diabetes who have wounds that have not responded to other methods of treatment
  • Maintaining accurate records of patient treatments, including information about medication and special devices used to monitor blood glucose levels or blood pressure

Qualifications

  • Currently registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Advanced and Diabetic Foot Care certificate is required
  • Prior experience in foot care is an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Position Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Must be willing to travel when required
  • Ability to effectively manage time and priorities
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search

We’re looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for

creating the best experience for our clients and within KCA.  Discover What’s Possible!

Please forward resume cover letter and 3 references by to:

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656

Email:  resume@www.kenorachiefs.org

*Position open until filled

*We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

** Traditional practices involve burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage and cedar within the work setting

Sorry! This job has expired.