The RN in the Diabetes Education Program works within a changing environment and in inter-professional teams to advocate for and promote wellness while ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and ethical nursing care. The diabetes RN shares his/her knowledge and expertise with others and contributes to the advancement of nursing practice excellence. The diabetes RN continually enhances his/her practice and competencies through ongoing learning, education, experience and reflective practice.
This opportunity will be of interest to Registered Nurses with experience in diabetes education and management. Working collaboratively with family practice physicians, allied health, clerical support staff, and reporting to the Clinical Leader Manager. This position will be based at our Sumac Creek facility, but will support three of the SMH AFHT practice sites. The successful candidate will work standard business hours (9-5). Flexibility with working the occasional evening (12-8) to accommodate group programing and/or community engagement events required.
The primary role of the RN is to provide holistic, evidence-based, culturally appropriate, patient-centred quality care in accordance with the College of Nurses of Ontario standards and SMH’s mission, vision, values and policies. The RN optimizes the patient’s experience and care outcomes by:
The RN has 4 key areas of responsibility:
Collaboration & Coordination
Must be available for flexible start times, days and evenings.