Registered Nurse – Diabetes Nurse Educator – DECNET


South Riverdale Community Health Centre

The Diabetes Education Community Network (DECNET) is a partnership among South Riverdale Community Health Centre, East End Community Health Centre, Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services, and Toronto East General Hospital. Working within the context of community health principles and practices, DECNET provides diabetes education support and services to adults with pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes in East Toronto. Particular emphasis is placed on increasing access for mental health, hard to reach, complex, and marginalized populations and members of our community.




• Plan, deliver, and evaluate diabetes education programs and community initiatives, in collaboration with the DECNET team members. Programs may include: individual counseling, group teaching, support groups, community kitchens, and other initiatives to support people with diabetes
• Participate in an ongoing quality improvement process to ensure adherence to best practices and to optimize quality of care
• Work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
• Participate in outreach initiatives, home visits and community partnerships to improve access for our priority communities which include hard to reach, complex and marginalized populations
• Work with the team to create, implement, evaluate and deliver a performance improvement plan
• Maintain professional competency through networking with peers and other health professionals, participating in relevant continuing education, and through organizational affiliations


• Certification as a Registered Nurse in the Province of Ontario required
• Current member with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
• Certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator a definite asset
• At least 2 years’ RN experience desired, preferably in a community setting
• 1-2 years’ experience in diabetes education and care preferred, including working familiarity with insulin
• Experience with quality improvement initiatives in clinical and health promotion settings
• Current in evidence based best practices and clinical practice
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to the impact of social, economic, environmental, and cultural issues in diabetes self-management
• Experience with outreach and community-based health care
• Willingness to work in community settings and to travel within the East Toronto community
• Foot care training an asset
• Ability to speak and write another language (Chinese or South Asian) an asset


SALARY RANGE: $53,254 - $66,567


A Police Clearance Letter completed within the past twelve (12) months will be required prior to commencing employment.

The deadline for applicants is: Monday, August 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to:
The Hiring Committee - Diabetes Nurse Educator
South Riverdale Community Health Centre
955 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON, M4M 3P3

We would like to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. SRCHC is an equal opportunity employer.

No emails, faxes, phone calls or requests to meet please.



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