Diabetes Educator

Job Detail


Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Bachelor
Job Posting Date: 08-Nov-2017
Apply by: 16-Nov-2017

Job Description:


Job Opportunity with Centretown Community Health Centre


World Skills Employment Centre is working with Centretown Community Health Centre to recruit for the position of Diabetes Educator.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to applications@ottawa-worldskills.org, on or before 9:00am, November 16th, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name NEEP _First Name_Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Please also submit your letter of interest along with your resume to jobs@centretownchc.org.
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 ext.300Reception@ottawa-worldskills.org to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services.
World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market. http://www.ottawa-worldskills.org
Program - Community Diabetes Education Program of Ottawa
Number of Positions:  2 
  • Regular Full-time, Bilingual Diabetes Educator (Nurse or Dietitian)
  • Term Full-time, Bilingual Diabetes Educator (Nurse or Dietitian) [term of 16 months)

Working with the CDEPO team, the Diabetes Educator (Nurse or Dietitian) is responsible for the delivery and promotion of the Community Diabetes Education Program of Ottawa in the City of Ottawa. Using a self-management approach, the Diabetes Educator provides group and individual education to adults with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, starts them on insulin and assists them with titration. The Diabetes Educator works collaboratively with CHC and community physicians and endocrinologists especially around insulin initiation and management. In addition, the Diabetes Educator collaborates with other CCHC teams where appropriate and refers internally and externally as needed.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree Nursing or Nutrition Science or equivalent.
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, registration with College of Nurses of Ontario or the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Minimum two years’ experience in diabetes education and management.
  • Experience in group facilitation and knowledge of adult education methods.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with Windows-based computer systems, in particular, basic email and MS Word.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a multi disciplinary team.
  • Experience and sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations.
  • Experience working in a community setting including outreach activities.
  • Availability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Desirable
  • Certification as a Diabetes Educator.
  • Experience with insulin initiation and management.
  • Membership in Diabetes Educator Section of the Canadian Diabetes Association.
  • Ability to communicate in a third language (Preference for: Arabic, Somali, Spanish)

Language Designation
  • English and French, written and spoken

Dates for Interviews: November 28 and 29, 2017
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $57,564 - $69,354/year
Pension and Benefits: Excellent benefits package including Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. Do not hesitate to contact us if you require alternative arrangements to submit your application.
Candidates with a disability requiring accommodations during the interview process should advise Human Resources so arrangements can be made.
We thank all applicants but regret that we can only contact those to be invited to an interview.