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Diabetes Nurse Educator - Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team (SAFHT) - Temporary Part-Time (030422)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 3/4/2022 4:46:27 PM

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 part-time, and you’ll work two days per week. We’d like you to start right away! Also, if you’re the successful candidate, you’ll have the opportunity to interview for a full time position.

Job Type

  • Temporary part-time (0.4 FTE) – 6 months - two days per week
  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interview for a full time position

Salary

  • $36.00 - $37.50 / hour – Negotiable based on qualifications

Please note that this is not a Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Position

Responsibilities

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-psycho-social 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
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • 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 three years recent experience in a diabetes education/diabetes management setting is preferred

Does this sound like you? If so, please send your resume and cover letter to Walter Leahy, Executive Director, at walter.leahy@sunnybrook.ca by Monday March 28th 2022.

Applicants with proficiency in a second language are asked to let us know that in your cover letter.

The Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

The Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.