Stoma Nurse and Educator: North West - Sandton, South Africa - Coloplast

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Sandton, South Africa

1 month ago

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Sandton, ZA

Job Family:

South Africa

Stoma Nurse and Educator:
North West

Coloplast has an opportunity for a Stoma Care Nurse to join our South African nursing team.

As a registered nurse, this individual provides clinical expertise in pre
- and post-operative services as well as the day-to-day management of ostomates in the North West and surrounding areas.

Major Areas of Accountability

Represent Coloplast as a Clinical Expert

Maintain professional credentials and education to maintain status as a clinical expert through board certification as a nurse.

Act as a clinical liaison to ostomates with regards to planned surgical procedure, impact of living with a stoma and ostomy care.

Support in-hospital stoma clinics in conjunction with hospital employed staff.
Set up new stoma clinics for follow up visits for end users.
Deliver education programs to a diverse group of internal and external customers and end users.
Attend approved national and regional conferences and tradeshows as a Coloplast representative.
Report back to senior leadership key clinical learnings and opportunities.

Essential Qualifications

Registered Nurse with a bachelor's degree
Preferred SASA Stoma certification
2+ years' experience in a clinical setting working with patients and/or end users
Previous medical industry experiences an asset
Domestic travel required
Must permanently reside in or near North West

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Effective written and presentation skills
Ability to read, analyse and interpret clinical publications
Proven success with organization and time management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Ability to tailor training and education in order to serve many audiences
High attention to clinical outcome and follow-through
The ability to prioritize multiple tasks in order to support internal and external customers as well as end users.
Must be self-driven with the ability to work independently

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.

Employing about people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world ́s leading medical device companies.

We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward - we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.

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