Full-Time, Temporary (Approx. 9 Months)
Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager, Grey Bruce Diabetes Program, the Registered Nurse works in a team environment to assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate individual counselling and group education programs for people with pre diabetes, diabetes or at high-risk of developing diabetes.  Diabetes education is patient-centred, reflects the principles of chronic disease self management, and incorporates evidence-based standards of practice as identified in the Diabetes Canada (2018) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada and the Standards for Diabetes Education in Canada (2014).  The Registered Nurse acts as a consultant and resource for other health care professionals with regards to diabetes education and management, and works in collaboration to build capacity and expertise for diabetes prevention and management in various community, long term care and hospital settings

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications

Required:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Member of the Diabetes Educator Section of Diabetes Canada.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Certified Insulin Pump trainer, or recent experience with Insulin Pumps would be an asset
  • Experience in providing/facilitating individual and group learning to clients, community members and health professionals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing the principles of adult learning and chronic disease self-management.
  • Experience or awareness of Aboriginal culture
  • Ability to function effectively in an independent multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable insurable vehicle
  • Ability to travel throughout Grey and Bruce Counties
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends to accommodate client and program needs
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Preferred

  • Bachelor of Science – Nursing

Additional Information:

Posting Date: 2022-04-01
Closing Date: 2022-04-07

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