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Diabetes Educator - Registered Practical Nurse

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

 

Position:              Diabetes Educator – Registered Practical Nurse
Site:                     Weeneebayko General Hospital
Division:              Patient Care
Reports to:          Manager of Diabetes and Nutrition Programs

Status:                 Permanent Full-time

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experience candidate to fill the key role of Diabetes Educator - RPN.

The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.


Position Profile Requirements:

Experienced registered nurse

Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Extensive knowledge in nursing role and enhances scope

Key Responsibilities:

Provide professional nursing care to clients

Plan, carry out and evaluate nursing care

Develops, implements, and evaluates comprehensive, interdisciplinary teaching programs and follow-up for diabetes management.

Exercise judgement in meeting patient needs

Qualifications/Experience:

Diploma in Nursing, BScN preferred

Current registration and in good standing with College of Nurses of Ontario

Certification as “Certified Diabetes Educator” or intent to obtain certification within a prescribed time frame

Mandatory certification in CPR Reliable and cooperative, effective interpersonal relationships

Ability to communicate in the local native Cree language is an asset


Benefits

Defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP)

Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation

Being part of a strong and cohesive multidisciplinary team

Retention, Travel, Northern allowance benefits, Relocation allowance, and Subsidized housing


How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame.

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2022-285 by Monday November 28, 2022 to:

Human Resources

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0


Resumes can be emailed to jobs@waha.ca or faxed to 705-658-4917

For more information contact the HR team by email above

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada


Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.


Job Expires: 2022-11-28

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Email: jobs@waha.ca
Phone: 7056584544
Fax: 7056584917
19 Hospital Dr 19 Hospital Dr, Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0, Canada

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