Diabetes Nurse Educator, RN

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The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council

invites applications for the position of

Diabetes Nurse Educator, RN
Full Time Term Position (November 2, 2020 to November 5, 2021)

The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council is a non-profit organization that provides a range of programs and services to 11 First Nations throughout Southern Saskatchewan within the Treaty Four Territory.

The Diabetes Nurse Educator works within a primary health care delivery model that utilizes an integrated, interdisciplinary team of health professionals and community members in the delivery of diabetes prevention, screening, intervention and education programs which support and improve the health of clients. Reporting to the Director of Client Services, the candidate will provide community based diabetes education services to the 10 FHQ Tribal Council First Nations.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Community Dietitians to coordinate and manage the implementation of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Integrate knowledge, skills and the principles of teaching and learning, in the provision of community-based diabetes care for clients, families, and community(s)
  • Monitor, evaluate and report results of coordinated, integrated care
  • Flexibility in responding to requests for chronic disease programs and presentations to address

    community needs

  • Works in collaboration with Pasikow Muskwa Rising Bear Healing Centre, All Nations’ Healing

    Hospital acute care unit and Home and Community Care program to address client care needs related to diabetes and chronic illness

    Qualifications

  • RN (BScN)
  • Active registration with SRNA
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (preferred)
  • Experience working in Diabetes Education an asset
  • Respect and sensitivity of First Nations culture and traditions
  • Must possess a valid drivers license

Hours of Work: 0830 to 1630 (Monday to Friday, some flexible hours required)

Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

All interested individuals should forward a cover letter demonstrating how they meet the requirements of this position, a current resume and three references to:

FHQTC Health Services Human Resources
P.O. Box 300
Fort Qu’Appelle, SK. S0G 1S0
Fax: 306-332-3790 E-mail: cbrazeau@fhqtc.com

We thank all applicants for applying. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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To apply for this job email your details to cbrazeau@fhqtc.com