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DIABETES EDUCATION NURSE

Apply Now Job ID 1287314 Date posted 07/31/2019
Job title :DIABETES EDUCATION NURSE
Community :TRAIL
Facility :KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
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 permanent full time Diabetes Education Nurse position available at our Community Health Centre in beautiful Trail, 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 Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 16:30.

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: Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. It is a special place with affordable real estate, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges; Greater Trail is a four-season destination, offering an abundance of recreational activities. Conveniences like golfing, skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and first-class recreational facilities make Trail “BC’s Number One Sports Town”. Breathtaking vistas, active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations make Trail one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary Region. For residents and visitors alike, Trail offers outstanding opportunities for living life well and to the fullest. The culture of volunteerism is abundant and is evident by the many events and projects the community gets involved in.


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 British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

• Graduation from an approved school of Nursing with current practicing registration with 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.
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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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