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Carefirst Family Health Team

Diabetes Educator/Registered Nurse

Canada-Ontario-Scarborough

Richmond Hill1534174

Company Information

Carefirst Family Health Team improves the health of patients and families by providing culturally sensitive and holistic primary health care services. Our team of multidisciplinary professionals delivers timely, accessible, and patient- and family-centered care in collaboration with our community partners.


Job Description

We would like to invite applications for the post of Diabetes Educator/Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate diabetes education programs and community initiatives. Programs may include: group teaching, individual counseling, support groups and other initiatives to support people with diabetes
  • Practice in accordance with self-management model to assist patients with diabetes to achieve their optimum level of health and quality of life
  • Participate in outreach initiatives to reach complex and marginalized populations
  • Work with the team to create, implement, evaluate and deliver performance improvement plan
  • Accurately complete documentation in a timely manner using EMR

Job Requirements

  • Current registration as Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Prior specialization in diabetes or Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Current basic cardiac life support certification
  • Minimum 3 years of clinical experience as RN in community based health care setting
  • Demonstrated experience in counselling and group facilitation
  • Experience with quality improvement initiatives in clinical and health promotion settings
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the impact of social, economic, environmental, and cultural issues in diabetes self-management
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and EMR (Practice Solutions)
  • A second language (Tamil) reflecting the local community is a must

Interested and qualified members are invited to submit resumes to the Hiring Committee via Human Resources by email to hr@carefirstseniors.com

We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange a reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Contact Information

Carefirst Family Health Team
Human Resources Administration Officer
Posting Date: 01-Sep-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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