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Diabetes Nurse Educator - Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Jul 03, 2019
downtown Toronto, Ontario

Anishnawbe Health Toronto

Our mission: to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal People in spirit, mind, emotion and body by providing Traditional Healing within a multidisciplinary health care model.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  Diabetes Nurse Educator (Full Time Continuing Position)

Anishnawbe Health Toronto, a fully accredited community health centre, offers access to health care practitioners from many disciplines including Traditional Healers, Elders and Medicine People. We will be hiring a Diabetes Nurse Educator (RN) to contribute as an effective member of our Diabetic Education Team, in a full time continuing position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties within the DEP team
  • Develop and implement diabetes management education programing
  • Contribute to the development of policies, procedures, protocols, medical directives and best practice guidelines
  • Develop programs for health promotion and disease prevention for diabetic clients
  • Contribute to the development of client centered healing paths, in conjunction with and in collaboration with clients, health care providers and Traditional Healers, Elders and Medicine People
  • Provide diabetes education and monitoring services to individual clients to better manage diabetes
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current certification as a Diabetes Educator
  • 2 years’ experience in Diabetes Education Programing
  • Effective consultation and collaboration skills
  • Ability to develop program curriculum
  • Ability to function independently and within a multidisciplinary team
  • Respect for and an understanding of Aboriginal culture, traditions and teachings
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal health issues and the impacts of post-colonial and residential school histories
  • Clinical experience in diabetes management

How to Apply: Submit your cover letter/resume by email to recruitment@aht.ca, in a single document, with your name and “Diabetes Nurse Educator” in the document name. If you have questions about the process, please call 416-920-2605 x.332

CLOSING DATE: July 3, 2019 by 5:00 pm

Anishnawbe Health Toronto offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a commitment to your professional development and a supportive workplace environment.

Applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal and meet the requirements of the job posting will be given first consideration in the hiring process

Anishnawbe Health Toronto is committed to diversity and values the contribution of its employees from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We welcome applications from Aboriginal persons, visible minority group members, women, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who contribute to greater diversity of perspectives.

(If you are invited for an interview and require accommodation, please let us know)

Meegwetch to all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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