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Job Title:
NURSE EDUCATOR, TRPTA

Posted Date:
9/10/2019
Closing Date:
9/16/2019
Functional Discipline:
DIABETES EDUCATION

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000017174CC

JOB TITLE: NURSE EDUCATOR, TRPTA
STATUS: TEMPORARY REGULAR PART TIME A
DEPARTMENT: DIABETES EDUCATION
LOCATION: WELLAND SITE - HOME SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 30 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD,

POSTING DATE: 10 September 2019
CLOSING DATE: 16 September 2019

UNION: ONTARIO NURSES' ASSOCIATION
WAGE RANGE: $36.260 TO $50.530 PER HOUR

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Driven by a fundamental passion and commitment to patient/client centered care and Inter-professional practice, the successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of clinical education programs at both the corporate and program level. Reporting to the Clinical Manager, Diabetes Management, the Nurse Educator will work collaboratively with Practice, Clinical Managers, the Regional Education Team and other health professionals towards the achievement of NHS educational goals for staff, patients and families.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Must have current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
o Must have completed a Nursing diploma or BScN with advanced knowledge and background in the adult field of Diabetes as it relates to insulin and oral agent therapy management and patient education.
o Must hold a current Ontario driver's license.
o Must have adult clinic experience in the adjustment of insulin therapy and diabetes related oral agents within the last two (2) years.
o Must have experience in community based adult diabetes education within the last two (2) years.
o Teaching experience in a group forum within a multi-discipline setting is required.
o Teaching experience in an individual counseling forum within a multi-discipline setting is required.
o Demonstrated teaching skills including needs and educational assessment; development of educational plans; defining educational objectives; and the evaluation of education outcomes, in both group and individual counseling is required.
o Must have knowledge of diabetes teaching strategies, resources and evaluation tools for different literacy levels.
o Must have knowledge of the 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diabetes Management as it relates to the pathophysiology, pharmacological aspects, and current treatment regimes for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and psycho-social dynamics of adapting to the chronic illness for adults.
o Demonstrated understanding and acceptance of the adaptation process required for the chronic illness of Diabetes, its daily self-management regime and long-term complications.
o Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to relay complex information and relate effectively with patients (of all ages and cultural backgrounds), and health care professionals in a calm and professional manner.
o Must have knowledge and demonstrated an understanding in working in a collaborative team approach with physicians and other health care groups located in the community.
o Certification as a Diabetes Educator in accordance to the Diabetes Educator Sector of the Canadian Diabetes Association is preferred.
o Evidence of effective customer service, organizational, interpersonal, communication, leadership, judgment, critical thinking and decision-making skills
o Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
o Flexible, self-directed and able to work effectively with minimal supervision.
o Ability to use various audio/visual equipment independently.
o Consistent and regular attendance required

Recruitment Specialist: Christine Callaghan


It is Niagara Health policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.


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