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DIABETES EDUCATION NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1180463 Date posted 10/29/2018
Job title :DIABETES EDUCATION NURSE
Community :NELSON
Facility :KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.51 FTE)
Position Summary

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 available in beautiful Nelson, 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 works weekdays.

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: Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada. Residents enjoy a wide range of leisure pursuits, including hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, and skiing. Nelson is an economically diverse community supported by small retail businesses, tourism, and internet-based businesses.


Qualifications

*** 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 the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC). ***

Graduation as a Registered Nurse from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

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.

If you have any questions, please email the recruiter at donna.weber@interiorhealth.ca
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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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