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Careers with Whole Health Care

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Click the link above to email your application.  Please include your resume, cover letter, and BCCNM registration.

Advanced Foot Care Nurse (FCN)

Full-Time, Part-Time, On-Call

 

 

Whole Health Care is a well-established Advanced Nursing Foot Care business that recently expanded to a new clinic location in Kamloops after providing mobile Advanced Nursing Foot Care and Education to Kamloops and surrounding areas for the past eight years.  We complete all instrument reprocessing in-house while exceeding provincial requirements.  Whole Health Care is a recognized Advanced Nursing Foot Care educational institute and may provide specialized training to successful candidates.  

 

As a 2017 Kamloops Business Excellence Award winner, Whole Health Care embodies the values of integrity, service and safe medical foot care following the standards defined by the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses (CAFCN).  We provide competitive wages, flexible working hours, and a detailed orientation/mentorship program to further your medical career.  

 

Job Summary:

An Advanced Foot Care Nurse is a regulated professional who has received additional education specific to the foot and lower limb.  The objective of the Advanced Foot Care Nurse is to monitor and deliver Advanced Nursing Foot Care to patients of all ages.  Care includes patient history, assessment of the foot and lower extremities, nail cutting and filing, management of corns and calluses, and identifying the need for more specialized treatments.  Nurses create a treatment plan focusing on preventative measures and self-care promotion. 

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform Advanced Nursing Foot Care services on patients of all ages, understanding the structure and function of the foot 

  • Understands and implements infection prevention techniques 

  • Follows strict infection control standards for cleaning and instrument sterilization 

  • Understanding of how diseases and poor circulation affect the foot 

  • Demonstration of proper application of training and competency 

  • Participation in ongoing continuing education to maintain and enhance competencies 

  • Complete electronic charting and scheduling of patients 

  • Works closely with other health care professionals and makes appropriate referrals  

 

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Accreditation from a Registered Nursing program or Licensed Practical Nursing program 

  • Registration with the BCCNM 

  • Advanced Nursing Foot Care Certificate of Completion 

  • Previous Advanced Nursing Foot Care experience would be an asset 

 

Technical Requirements:

  • General clinical and electronic charting skills using Jane App 

  • Knowledge to conduct a comprehensive assessment of feet 

  • Awareness of health and safety while providing foot care 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information 

  • Provide foot care following an individualized patient treatment plan 

  • Experience with high-risk patients (diabetes) is an asset 

  • Collaboration and referrals with other health care professionals 

  • Strong ability to work independently or as part of a team 

  • Time management skills and the ability to exercise independent judgement 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

 

Working Conditions:

  • Monday to Friday, days only 

  • Flexible hours available from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm 

  • Full-time, part-time, and on-call positions available