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Clinical Nurse Educator, Diabetes

Details
Part Time
7 days ago
Position Summary
** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **

Are you interested in sharing your clinical nursing experience with others on your team? If you are looking for an opportunity that will make use of your varied skills and experiences or if you are seeking a challenge that will draw upon your leadership skills and initiative, then please read on.

Responsible to the Manager, Community Services. Works within the Hospital, Prince Rupert and surrounding Communities; and is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the provision of Diabetes Education for inpatients/outpatients and their family members. The responsibilities are carried out in accordance with written standards, protocols, agency expectations and the goals for professional Nursing Practice.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Friday, Days, 08:30 to 16:30

Prince Rupert is a coastal port city with a population of 12,220 (2021). It is nestled into a mountain and surrounded by the Great Bear Rainforest. See rare wildlife, explore our rugged landscapes, and experience world-class fishing adventures you won't find anywhere else. Check out more on Prince Rupert , known as the halibut capital of the world.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

Qualfications
• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• Diabetes Educator Certification.
• Recent clinical experience (within 3 years) with the care and management of adults and children with Diabetes which includes program development and teaching.
• CPR Certification.

Skills and Abilities:
• Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
• Ability to promote safe, competent, patient care.
• Ability to organize and set priorities.
• Program planning and evaluation skills.
• Counselling and teaching skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the health care team.
• Ability to communicate and maintain good public relations with family and friends of patients.
• Ability to recognize and intervene appropriately in an emergency situation.
• Physical ability to perform duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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Health Care