Diabetes Footcare Nurse

Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig (WNHAC) are looking for a Full-Time Diabetes Footcare Nurse! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe'iyewigamig (WNHAC)
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P.O. Box 320
Application Deadline: March 7th, 2024
Email: hrteam@wnhac.org
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

We provide primary health care through a range of options including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Our interprofessional teams include health professionals, educators and support workers representing both traditional Anishinaabe and contemporary models of care and using wholistic health and community development concepts.


The Diabetes Footcare Nurse is part of a client-centered multi-professional team structure and reports to the designated Interprofessional Team Manager. The position assists with the development and implementation of a culturally appropriate inter-professional diabetes strategy that promotes self-care and is responsive to diverse needs.

NOTE: Anishinaabe traditional practices involve cultural ceremonies and burning sacred medicines including tobacco, sweetgrass, sage, and cedar within the work setting.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Certificate of successful completion of an Advanced Nursing Foot Care course that is in alignment with the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses National Competencies for Advanced Nursing Foot Care in Canada or willingness to obtain through employment
  • Current registration as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Demonstrated cultural competencies to fully understand how to direct and facilitate the development and implementation of a culturally sensitive diabetes strategic care plan
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to work within a wholistic care model; able to work independently and be an effective team member
  • Experience working in an Anishinaabe organization and ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin a definite asset
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Valid drivers’ license and own vehicle required; copy of current drivers’ abstract required
  • Current criminal/vulnerable persons records check
  • Commitment to ongoing training and professional development relevant to job requirements
  • Proof of immunization in compliance with policy requirements is mandatory
  • Positive attitude and capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please send resume with covering letter and three references, to:

Diabetes Footcare Nurse Position

Email: hrteam@wnhac.org

For more information visit our website: WNHAC.org

Fax: (807) 467-8341

Phone: (888) MYWNHAC

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