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Diabetes Nurse Educator - Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team

Sep 06, 2020
Central Toronto (Lawrence Park East), Ontario
Summer, Internship, Work While Studying, Co-op

The Sunnybrook Academic Health Team is hiring a Diabetes Nurse Educator to join our team. We work in an interprofessional, fast-paced, dynamic environment. We’re looking for a Diabetes Nurse Educator with a strong patient-focus, experience in diabetes education and management, and exceptional communication skills. This job is permanent part-time, and you’ll work two days a week. We’d like you to start right away! Also, if you’re the successful candidate, you’ll also have the choice to work on a full-time basis, from August 2020 – August 2021.

As a member of the Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team’s Diabetes Education Team, you will:

  • Provide diabetes education and support to our patients with complex bio-psychosocial needs
  • Work in our outpatient clinics providing services in individual, group, and virtual care settings
  • Provide comprehensive assessment, care planning, and education for patients and families in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
  • Provide accurate and timely follow up on new referrals
  • Consult with patients, families, and Interdisciplinary Team members to develop and revise coordinated care plans

Qualifications and Skills

  • Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing
  • Certified Diabetes Educator designation is an asset
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development, continuing education and leadership skills
  • Excellent knowledge of diabetes education and management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, teaching and organizational skills
  • Computer skills are essential
  • Your strong counselling skills coupled with well-developed analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills will assist you in the provision of best practice patient care
  • A minimum of two years recent experience in a diabetes education/diabetes management setting is preferred
  • Applicants with proficiency in a second language are asked to let us know that in your cover letter.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Walter Leahy, Executive Director, at by Friday, July 17, 2020. Interviews will take place via Zoom, the week of July 20, 2020.

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