Registered Nurse

Company

Trillium Health Partners

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier CommunityWhen we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Location

Mississauga Hospital

Duties

Position Summary:

- Responsible for development of nursing care plans and counselling for patients with diabetes and/or co-morbidities such as renal, cardiovascular disease and mental illness
- Responsible and accountable for decisions and actions in the provision and management of nursing care for patients with diabetes in a collaborative inter-professional team environment
- Broad understanding of resources available in the community to help support caseload of patients through critical thinking and problem solving to ensure best practices are maintained
- Assist and support clients to gain the knowledge, skills, attitude and self-awareness necessary to effectively manage his/her diabetes
- Monthly rotations in the inpatient units at the Mississauga Hospital to support bedside teaching for diabetes and safe discharge.
- Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team, and act as a resource for other health care providers and the community
- Using a variety of teaching methods, incorporating the principles of adult education and a variety of client engagement or empowerment modalities to facilitate behaviour change (ie motivational interviewing, stages of change )
- Facilitates group education programs for patients as needed
- Develops appropriate education materials to meet the needs of the clients
- Assists in program planning and evaluation

Requirements

Key Qualifications:

- Certified Diabetes Educator
- Membership in the Diabetes Educator Section of Diabetes Canada preferred
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in counselling clients with diabetes on an individual and group basis
- Good working knowledge of diabetes and comorbidities through the lifecycle, adult teaching principles and patient engagement strategies
- Good working knowledge of diabetes medications, including insulin
- Highly effective decision making, problem solving and organizational skills combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
- Proficiency in computers, Microsoft Office and experience with electronic medical records and good keyboarding skills are essential
- Reliable, flexible, creative professional, able to work effectively and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team approach required
- Experience using medical directives an asset
- Additional language an asset
- Positive attendance and work record essential
- Member in good standing with College of Nurses of Ontario

Hours

Shifts: Days; Hours 8 – 4 pm, 1 – 9 pm

Salary

CPS04.2 – Clinical Patient Services $34.24 - $48.17

Contact

Name

Senna Yadeta

Title

Recruiter

Address

100 Queensway W

Email

Senna.Yadeta@thp.ca

Job Posting Link

Trillium Health Partnerswebsite

Display Date

2022-05-11

Expiry Date

2022-05-26