Bilingual, Diabetes Nurse Educator

Job Detail

Company: Centretown Community Health Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Contract
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Highest Level Of Education: Certificate
Job Posting Date: 14-May-2018
Apply by: 02-Jun-2018

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 Bilingual, Diabetes Nurse 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, on or before 9:00 am, June 2, 2018.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your cover letter and resume as a SINGLE document, with the file name Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (John_Smith_Project Officer). IMPORTANT!
  • Late applications will not be accepted.


If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services.

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Bilingual, Diabetes Nurse Educator - Community Diabetes Education Program of Ottawa (CDEPO)

Fixed term full-time contract of 12 months (5 days/week)

Working closely with the Diabetes Dietitian Educator, the Nurse 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 Nurse provides group and individual education to adults with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, starts them on insulin and assists them with titration. The nurse works collaboratively with CHC and community physicians and endocrinologists especially around insulin initiation and management. In addition, the nurse collaborates with other CCHC teams where appropriate and refers internally and externally as needed.


  • Bachelor degree Nursing or equivalent.
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, registration with College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • One year of experience in diabetes education
  • 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.


  • Certification as a Diabetes Educator.
  • Experience with insulin initiation and management.
  • Membership in the Diabetes Educator Section of Diabetes Canada.
  • Ability to communicate in another language (Preference for: Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Somali, Spanish, etc.).


Language designation:

  • English, written and spoken
  • French, written and spoken

Dates for Interviews: June 18 and 20, 2018

Start date: June 2018 to June 2019

Pension: Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)