Registered Nurse | Diabetes Education Program

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Registered Nurse to join our Diabetes Education team at the Penticton Health Centre in beautiful Penticton, BC.! If you are a Registered Nurse who has completed a recognized Diabetes Education certification program and has recent related clinical experience, apply today!

Who We Are:

Interior Health (IH) is committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work life balance is promoted within the IH team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in the Interior Health region from our employees to the population we serve.

About the Job:

The Registered Nurse:
• Provides diabetes education, supports diabetes management and participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team
• Has a strong understanding of adult education principles and change facilitation skills, in addition to excellent working knowledge of diabetes care and management with all types of diabetes – Type 1, Type 2, gestational diabetes, and pediatric diabetes
• Enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers
• Demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice
• Maintains and advances own clinical competence
• Participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned

This is a CASUAL OPPORTUNITY. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

Shifts of work will be scheduled Monday through Friday with shift times of 08:00 to 16:00, 07:30 to 15:30, 08:30 to 16:30 hours.

Effective April 1, 2024, the hourly wage for this position will be $41.42 to $55.91

About this location:

The city of Penticton is located in BC’s scenic south central region in the Okanagan Valley. With its mild climate, easy accessibility, urban amenities and world-class recreational opportunities, it offers an attractive lifestyle. Boating, windsurfing, hiking and skiing are among the numerous outdoor leisure pursuits enjoyed here.

Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!

Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved school of Nursing with current practicing registration with British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM)
• Current, valid Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification (CDE); or completion of the Diabetes Educator Graduate Certificate Program from Michener Institute
• Current, valid BC Driver’s License
• Two years’ recent related clinical experience including: one year experience assessing, treating, and educating patients, family members, and others about diabetes using a self-management support approach; and experience providing formal, adult, group education; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01833765

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCNU

Facility:

PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PEC DIABETIC EDUC CENTRE

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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