DIABETES EDUCATION NURSEApply Now Job ID 1445306 Date posted 09/22/2020
Facility :DR. HELMCKEN MEM HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.40 FTE)
If you are a dynamic and highly professional individual who enjoys working as part of a close-knit and high-functioning team, we have a career opportunity for you. We currently have a Diabetes Education Nurse position based out of Dr Helmcken Memorial Hospital in beautiful Clearwater, BC.
As the Diabetes Education Nurse within our multidisciplinary team, you will work with people of all ages and with all stages of diabetes. Some duties within the scope of this role include education of gestational diabetes, pediatric diabetes, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. If you are comfortable speaking with physicians and teaching clients how to manage their diabetes, this is the position for you.
This position is permanent part time (0.4FTE) and works days on Mondays at Barriere and Tuesdays in Clearwater. The position works independently to see clients most weeks; however a Registered Dietitian works with the Diabetes Education Nurse on varying schedule of approx. every 4-6 weeks.
If you have honed your nursing skills and are enthusiastic about your practice, we would love to chat with you. Come to Interior Health and make a difference in people’s lives while loving what you do! Apply Today!
Community Profile: Clearwater is a vacation paradise, with the majestic mountains of Wells Gray serving as a picturesque backdrop. The remote wilderness, the virgin forest, and the rivers, lakes, and streams all combine to showcase Clearwater’s active way of life. There are almost as many recreational options in the winter as in the summer.
*** To be considered for this position you must be a Certified Diabetes Educator with the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (CDECB) and be eligible to handle insulin dose adjustments as per the scope of practice for Registered Nurses as outlined by British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM). ***
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Current valid BC Driver’s License.
Two years’ recent related clinical experience including one year of teaching experience in a Diabetes Education program or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Formal diabetes education and certification as a pump trainer would be an asset.
Experience using motivational interviewing skills and self-management support skills would be an asset.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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