Job Opportunities 

Current Job Opportunities

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Position: Clinical Practice Consultant

Status: Permanent Full Time

Site: WoundPedia/Project ECHO Skin and Wound

Hours of Work: 40 hrs/week with ability to work remotely

Compensation: $100,000 – 120,000 CAD annually

Applications: Email reneeka@woundpedia.com with CV and cover letter

Supervisor: Dr. R. Gary Sibbald

 

About WoundPedia:

WoundPedia is a Canadian not for profit organization, founded by Dr. Gary Sibbald. Our mission is to provide high-quality interprofessional wound care education and to improve patient-centered care and outcomes through knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Our goal is to improve skin and wound care nationally and internationally through education, research, knowledge mobilization and building an integrated system of care.

Woundpedia’s two main programs are:

–           The International Interprofessional Wound Care Course (IIWCC) is a 9-to-12-month course, offered in partnership with the University of Toronto. The objective is to provide a comprehensive educational experience for wound care specialists and to translate new knowledge into practice.

–           Project ECHO Skin and Wound based on the ECHO model™ links specialist/ resource team (Hub) with primary care community-based partners (Spokes) to form the Hub and Spokes model. ECHO provides virtual wound care education at no cost in partnership with Queen’s University and Nurses Specializing in Wound Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC).

Job Description:

The Consultant will be the main lead for the development of four Project ECHO Ontario Skin and Wound Regional Sub-Hubs in Hamilton Niagara, North West, North East and Champlain (Ottawa). Additionally, the Consultant will be responsible for mapping ECHO participant wound care teams across Ontario to facilitate interprofessional wound care collaboration within Ontario.

Responsibilities:

  1. Work closely with ECHO Ontario Skin and Wound/WoundPedia team and other stakeholders to define project goals and success criteria.
  2. Develop comprehensive project plans that outline project scope, objectives, deliverables, timelines, and resources required.
  3. Monitor project progress, track key milestones, and ensure adherence to timelines.
  4. Regularly communicate project status, updates, and risks to stakeholders.
  5. Manage project budget, ensuring effective use of resources. Identify and communicate budgetary constraints and potential cost overruns.
  6. Address and resolve issues that may impact project timelines and outcomes.
  7. Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  8. Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure the accuracy and relevance of educational content.
  9. Support Project ECHO Ontario Skin and Wound Care Hub Team (faculty) from a clinical perspective, especially related to nursing management and healthcare systems.
  10. Assist in the production and distribution of educational materials and other components and facilitates delivery of academic courses to Spokes during ECHO Sessions.
  11. Work with health districts and Ontario Health, especially for Limb Preservation strategies – VIPs (Vascular (AHHD), Infection (oral vs systemic antibiotics) and plantar pressure redistribution.
  12. Collaborate on projects with partners and stakeholders e.g. IIWCC, Sault College, NSWOCC.
  13. Attend key conferences or events to promote Project ECHO/WoundPedia and network with key health care professionals and decision-makers.
  14. Participate in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns.
  15. Adhere to WoundPedia Policies and Procedures.
  16. Complete other tasks as requested.

 Key Qualifications:

  1. Current registration [and in good standing] with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  3. Master’s degree in wound care and community health or equivalent.
  4. Minimum five years clinical experience.
  5. Experience working within various healthcare settings, especially homecare/community-based care setting.
  6. Previous experience in developing and delivering educational programs.
  7. Computer skills, i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Canva.
  8. Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills – both written and verbal.
  9. Ability to coach, mentor and provide feedback while fostering a positive work culture.
  10. Strong critical thinking, decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  11. Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  12. Commitment to evidence-based practice and quality improvement.
  13. Exceptional project management and processes/skills.

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