Job Locations CA-ON-Waterloo
ID 2023-1948
Position Type

Who We Are

NSWOC Sign-on Bonus of $5000

CCPN $25000 Grant for a 2-year commitment


CarePartners is one of Ontario’s largest, most reputable and well-established accredited home health care providers, providing nursing, personal support, home support, palliative, therapy and rehabilitation support services for patients of all ages across urban and rural Ontario. We visit approximately 80,000 patients each year in homes, schools, clinics, workplaces and retirement homes, spread across 14 branches and 21 nursing clinics.


We continuously innovate to meet patient needs with specialized (award-winning) care programs and technology, including virtual care and AI.


We are looking for full-time and part-time Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence (NSWOC) in the Waterloo area. The NSWOC will provide wound and ostomy consultation for patients in the clinic and community.  If you enjoy caring for a broad range of clients with a variety of wound etiologies and wound care modalities this is the job for you. In addition to make full use of your wound and ostomy care knowledge, each day you will use your skills in promoting self-management by patients and leading the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Your expertise in the management of wounds and ostomies will be sought out by individual practitioners and the various committees and organizations that guide wound care in the region.

CarePartners will provide you with an in-depth orientation to both the agency and wound/ostomy care in the community; ongoing clinical support including online access to clinical expertise; an iPad and the equipment you need to conduct assessments.

We are looking for Nurses with NSWOC certification who desire great flexibility in their schedules.


What We Offer

Professional Fulfillment

  • Practice within your full nursing scope
  • Continuing education, certification and training
  • Competitive wage grid that recognizes nursing skillset
  • PAID MILEAGE at $0.40 per/km PLUS travel time
  • Flexible hours, autonomy over your schedule and a variety of assignments


  • Incredibly supportive, caring and inspiring culture
  • Comprehensive orientation and hands-on mentoring from experienced, caring staff
  • Up-to-date mobile devices with current scheduling and virtual technology

Added Value

  • Robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family members
  • Health & dental benefits, plus retail discounts and recognition rewards
  • Opportunities to volunteer in countries with limited access to healthcare services

What The Role Involves

  • Using your knowledge of assessment, prevention and interventions regarding wound infections and ostomy care
  • Care for patients with consuming wounds, ostomy, continence, provide lower leg assessment including ABPIs
  • critically appraising the wound care literature and apply research evidence to practice
  • Providing classifications and indications, appropriate utilization to reduce visit frequency and obtain desired outcomes
  • Practicing conservative sharp wound debridement (CSWD) and use of other debridement methods
  • Providing edema management including bandaging based on complete lower leg assessment
  • Monitoring criteria for adjunctive therapy for complex or recalcitrant wounds
  • Supporting our patient’s safety by practicing according to policy and standards
  • Using your professional assessment skills to perform a thorough holistic assessment of each client and identify the client's needs by utilizing information from the client, caregiver(s), the home environment, the Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) referral and other sources
  • Functioning as a member of a nursing team who are accountable for the nursing care it provides
  • Developing appropriate time-specific, measurable goals and outcomes in collaboration with the client and/or caregiver(s), and in keeping with the HCCSS goal for treatment

What You Bring

  • Registered Nurse (RN) diploma
  • Current College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) registration in good standing
  • Graduate of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence Canada (NSWOCC, formerly CAET), CNA exam may be pending
  • Several years of escalating experience managing wounds and ostomies
  • A strong desire and commitment to making a difference in the lives of our patients
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle as regular travel is required
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • CPR Certification
  • Current immunization record including 2 step TB test
  • To protect our patients, we require a current vulnerable sector check and a clear background check

CarePartners In Your Community

In addition to providing home-based health care, CarePartners also serves the community through clinics, transitional care units, and provides relief in retirement homes and shared care settings. Through our Community Nursing Services outreach program, we’ve been organizing staff-led medical care and clinics in countries with poor access to health care since 2009.


CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities. Candidates can request accommodations at any time in the hiring process.





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