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Program Lead - Diabetes Education & Clinical Nutrition

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region


Title:                           Program Lead – Diabetes Education & Clinical Nutrition

Division:                     Diabetes Education Program/Clinical Nutrition

Site:                             Moose Factory & Regional Sites

Reports to:                 Manager/Director

Status:                         Full-Time


The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experienced professional to fill the key role of Program Lead – Diabetes Education & Clinical Nutrition.


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 Constance Lake. 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:

Provide direction and leadership to WAHA’s DEP/Clinical Nutrition program

Collaborate with leadership on staffing needs, as well as budgetary planning

Support day-to-day management of planning, organizing and communicating with clinic

Oversee staff scheduling, as well as staff hiring, orientation and training

Consult with relevant health care staff, as well as external professional organizations and stakeholders, where needed

Provide diabetes/clinical nutrition related in-services to hospital staff and support community engagement events

Carry out all work assignments safely and be knowledgeable of , and in compliance with, relevant policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Review staff attendance and clinic schedule

Check in with Admin staff regarding referrals received and any outstanding tasks

Participate in clinical rounds

Assist in the planning of DEP monthly coastal visits and Clinical Nutrition Services

Travel to WAHA sites as needed

Lead DEP/Clinical Nutrition specialty clinics (pediatrics, endocrinology, etc.)

Qualifications & Experience:

Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Health Sciences or Nursing

Registered Dietitian or Registered Nurse

Certified Diabetes Educator or experience in diabetes education

Minimum of two years relevant experience preferred as Dietitian/Registered Nurse Diabetic Educator


How to Apply:

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2023-004 to:


Human Resources

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0


Resumes can be emailed to or faxed to 705-658-4917

For more information contact the HR team by email above

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

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: 2023-04-07

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 17056584544
Fax: 705-658-4917

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