The primary focus of this position is to provide Advanced foot care to We Care clients in their homes, in clinics and in facilities.
The Foot Care Nurse is also We Care’s representative to the public and customers and plays a key role in the success of all We Care programs. Manage and conduct all aspects of foot care clinics operation according to the established highest quality care standards of practice. Manage and conduct all aspects of in–home foot care visits according to the established highest quality care standards of practice.
Co-ordinate and ensure all supplies/related equipment are secured, properly set up and fully operational. Create and maintain the related client documentation in accordance with set guidelines. This includes collection and submission of evaluation data.
Teach and educate on foot care related topics. Determine and carry out appropriate advanced foot care nursing interventions. Be conscience of the hazards in the environment and to act accordingly in meeting the safety and protection needs of the Client. In keeping with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Foot Care Nurse will take every reasonable precaution to ensure that the workplace is safe. Perform other duties as assigned and required from time to time.
*Must have own vehicle for transportation.
Completion of a university, college or other approved registered nursing program. Completion of an approved Advanced Foot Care Training Program. Licensure by a provincial or territorial governing body. Some knowledge of Public Health / Community Nursing advantageous.