Job title :DIABETES EDUCATION NURSE
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)
Recognition of previous experience in determining salary
If you are a dynamic and highly professional Registered Nurse who enjoys working as part of a close-knit and high-functioning team, we have a great career opportunity for you as a Diabetes Education Nurse in Salmon Arm, BC. This is a Registered Nurse DC1 permanent part time (0.60FTE) position working Monday to Wednesday from 08:00-16:00.
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 may include education of gestational diabetes, pediatric diabetes, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. If you are comfortable teaching clients how to manage their diabetes and working with other care team members, this is the position for you.
As a B.C. top employer, we offer progressive and diverse workplaces, a network of welcoming multi-disciplinary colleagues and a range of benefits and services to support you:
Relocation assistance for eligible positions
Generous employer paid benefits, vacation & sick pay
Training and career development opportunities
Community Profile: The town of Salmon Arm is located in the heart of British Columbia’s famous Shuswap Lake recreational area, surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space. Salmon Arm has a mild, yet distinct four-season climate, and offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities including arts and cultural events, skiing and hiking. Residents take pride and satisfaction in protecting their quality of life. Salmon Arm’s economy is based upon forestry, agriculture, tourism, commerce, and manufacturing.
Graduation from an approved school of Nursing with current practicing RN registration with British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Current, valid Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification (CDE) or Completion of the Diabetes Educator Graduate Certificate Program from Michener Institute.
Two years’ recent related clinical experience including: one year experience assessing, treating, and educating patients, family members, and others about diabetes using a self-management support approach; and experience providing formal, adult, group education; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Current, valid BC Driver’s License.