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Footcare Nurse – LMC Ottawa

LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted May 25, 2023.

Would you like to work as a Footcare Nurse with-in a muti-disciplinary including Canada’s largest group of Endocrinologists? If so, LMC Footcare is here to offer you an exciting opportunity.

LMC Healthcare is Canada’s largest specialist care provider in diabetes, endocrinology & metabolism. With over 13 multi-disciplinary centres and 22 clinical research sites, we are transforming diabetes care by making it more accessible, comprehensive, and patient-centric than ever before. 

At LMC Footcare, part of LMC healthcare, we are committed to provide care and treatment to all types of patients with simple to complex footcare concerns.

Currently, our team is looking for Footcare Nurse who can work with us on a permanent part-time basis (2 days/week) at our LMC Ottawa location, with the ability to add days. This position is perfect for someone who is looking to become part of wonderful team of clinicians and skilled multidisciplinary healthcare professionals that fosters the environment of professional growth.

Job Summary

The Footcare Nurse will be working as a key member who will assist with triaging footcare cases and providing footcare and education to patients. Working both independently as well as within a team to provide footcare to patients

  • Nursing Skills
    • Must have current unrestricted registration with your provincial or territorial nursing regulatory body.
    • Must have professional insurance coverage
    • Have 5 years or more of nursing experience (including 10000 or more nurse practice hours)
    • Must have a certificate of completion in one or more of the following complimentary specialty areas:
      • Diabetes education
      • Wound care
      • Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)
  • Nursing Foot Care Skills
    • 2 to 5 years or more of providing nursing foot care as an Advanced Foot Care Nurse INCLUDING 3000 hours or more nursing foot care practice hours (or equivalent).
    • Qualification: Successfully completed the following Foot Canada Training courses within the past 5 years:
      • Foot Care Nurse online Theory course (110 hrs)
      • Foot Care Nurse Clinical course (43 hrs) or Clinical Refresher (8 hrs)
    • Dedication to ongoing yearly continuing education
    • Competent and compliant foot care nurse as per current and relevant agency policies and procedures, provincial or federal legislation, regulations, professional standards and practice standards, such as per: 
      • Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses (CAFCN) National Competencies for Advanced Nursing Foot Care in Canada.
      • Infection Prevention and Control Canada’s (IPAC Canada) guidelines, including ‘point-of-use sterility of critical, reprocessed foot care instruments for every client.’
      • Guidelines and standards within the scope of practice as defined by your provincial or territorial nursing regulatory body.
      • Privacy and confidentiality legislation
    • Successful completion of a medical reprocessing course(s) such as PHO, Canadian Standards Association course “Reprocessing Foot Care Devices”, IPAC Canada, CDMR or equivalent is an asset.
    • Experience or interest in clinical research is an asset.
  • Foot Care Related Memberships
    • Currently a member of the following associations, or willing to join:
      • CAFCN
      • RNAO/ RPNAO
      • IPAC Canada
      • Diabetes Canada
      • Wounds Canada

LMC Offers

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee Appreciation Days
  • Various opportunities to grow your RN profile
  • Easy access to the location

LMC Healthcare values the health and well-being of our employees, clients and patients and as such we have instituted a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy for all employees.  All candidates attending interviews in-person or receiving job offers will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to entering our facilities. Accommodations will be provided for those who cannot be vaccinated for a reason protected by applicable provincial human rights legislation.

LMC Healthcare is an organization committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Once an applicant has been selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted. 

We thank all candidates, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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