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Wound Care Consultant (N4) - Repost

Requisition ID: 181161 

Position Number: 20035781

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Renal Education 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU-10

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 0.80 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015 


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the applicable Director and in collaboration with the Program Teams, the incumbent is responsible for:


  • Clinical Application of Wound Care expertise:
  • Teaching and learning activities.
  • Nursing practice standards.
  • Patient education development.
  • Administration
  • Professional and Self Development.

Note: The priority and percentages of each of the above functions will vary throughout the year and possibly from year to year.


  • Recent nursing experience in enterostomal/skin and wound care management required.
  • Previous experience in staff education and patient and family teaching an asset.
  • Recent experience in performing ankle brachial index (ABI/ABPI) an asset.
  • Knowledge of community (homecare) and primary health delivery model an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing is preferred.
  • Completion of post graduate course work and/or certification a recognized wound care program:

    • Inter professional Wound Care course – IIWC , Canadian Association Enterostomal Therapy – CAET, Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse – WOCN. Certified Diabetic education an asset.

  • Competency with word processing and presentation programs, required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Manitoba (C.R.N.M.).
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
  • CPR at the Health Care Provider Level required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve in complex situations.
  • Evidence of knowledge of the principles of adult learning and teaching strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to function creatively and independently.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development.
  • Initiates and supports change.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Hours of work are flexible and may include evening or weekend shifts as required.
  • Work is primarily in a clinical setting.


The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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