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Stoma Nurse and Educator: North West


Sandton, ZA

Job Family:  Consumer
Country/Region:  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 14.000 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.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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