Diabetes Education Nurse
Interior Health Authority
Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.
As the Diabetes Education Nurse within our multidisciplinary team, you will work with people of all ages and with all stages of diabetes. Some duties within the scope of this role include education of gestational diabetes, pediatric diabetes, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. If you are comfortable speaking with physicians and teaching clients how to manage their diabetes, this is the position for you. This position works weekdays.
To be considered for this position you must be a Certified Diabetes Educator with the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (CDECB) and be eligible to handle insulin dose adjustments as per the scope of practice for Registered Nurses as outlined by the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the
British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Current valid BC Driver’s License.
Two years’ recent related clinical experience including one year of teaching experience in a Diabetes Education program or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Formal diabetes education and certification as a pump trainer would be an asset.
Experience using motivational interviewing skills and self-management support skills would be an asset.
$33.56 - $44.06