Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence

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Date Posted: 5/30/2024

Location: Halton, Ontario, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-1519

Position Type: Permanent

Title: NSWOC Nurse (Wound Care Nurse)

Various Location(s): Mississauga, Halton, GTA, Central, Dufferin

Part Time / Casual


Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is dedicated to providing Canadians with the highest level of care across a wide range of home and community settings.


We are looking for an NSWOC Nurse who is comfortable providing care to our clients. Our next NSWOC Nurse will thrive in a culture made for caring where being flexible and possessing strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills will drive the success of their role. If your passion is rooted in all things client focused and you have a strong urge to provide care to a variety of patients in the community and clinic and have extensive wound care experience, then this would be the opportunity for you!


We have part-time and casual positions available based out of the Mississauga, Halton, GTA, Central, Dufferin


What you will be doing:


Our team of healthcare professionals delivers care to thousands of clients each day enabling people to close the gap between their healthcare needs and overall well-being, caring the way we would care for our own loved ones.

  • Our Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC) will assist clients with wound, ostomy and continence care allowing clients to remain within their home and within their community setting
  • The NSWOC Nurse, is responsible for the provision and management of high quality, appropriate nursing care to all individuals with actual and potential skin integrity issues related to wound management, ostomy care, and continence related nursing diagnoses
  • Adhering to provincial regulatory body standards and practice guidelines, perform safe, competent evidence-based nursing care within his/her scope of practice
  • Assess, plan, collaborate with the client, family and other members of the health care team to establish and/or update the care plan and implement and evaluate client care with every client encounter and provide clinical advocacy
  • Assessment of clients for appropriateness of virtual consults


Skills need for success:


  • You are a highly energetic and enthusiastic individual who loves to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Hold a certificate for successful completion of a wound, ostomy, and continence program (NSWOC) from a recognized educational institution; or
  • Hold a certificate for successful completion of a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (“WOCN”) program from a recognized educational institution; or
  • Has completed 75% of the NSWOC certificate; or
  • Previous work experience in the community or acute care setting with a focus on wound care is preferred
  • You are highly organized and excel at managing your schedule
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • A minimum of two years’ community or clinical/hospital experience preferred
  • You are currently certified as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the CNO
  • Currently certified with Standard First Aid & CPR/ AED (Level C)
  • Can possess current Mask Fit test


What you can expect:


As a member of Closing the Gap Healthcare’s Team Made for Caringtm, you can expect:


  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Group benefits including medical and dental
  • Generous Vacation package
  • On the job Microskills Nursing Certificate provided. Training includes but not limited to Wound Care Management, Palliative Fundamentals, Enteral Feeds, etc.
  • A culture of performance recognition and appreciation
  • A commitment to excellence


Who we are:


Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian-owned, award-winning, fully accredited and publicly funded organization.

We are A Team Made for Caring™ dedicated to providing people of all ages the highest level of care across a wide range of home and community-based and clinic healthcare services. Our philosophy and care approach are based on ethical principles and compassion, together with a commitment to meet the highest practice standards.


The Not so Fine Print:


We are excited you are considering applying to become a valued member of our “Team Made for Caring”.


This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Canada, and who meet all the essential requirements stated above. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy.


Closing the Gap is committed to a high-quality and safe environment for our team members and clients/families. At Closing the Gap, we strongly encourage all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza as unvaccinated team members put themselves, co-workers, their clients, their client’s families, and CTG’s communities at unnecessary risk.


Closing the Gap is committed to the success of all its team members. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at at your earliest convenience.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing the Gap Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.