Registered Nurse - Diabetes Nurse Educator

Covenant Health
COV00010594 Requisition #
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Reporting to the Unit Manager of the Centre for Diabetes, the Registered Nurse provides safe patient care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care, following the policies and procedures of Covenant Health and CDA guidelines. The Registered Nurse participates in an in-depth, comprehensive diabetes education program for patients and their families. This includes type 1 and 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes and insulin pumps. The Registered Nurse also assists in planning and implementing diabetes education programs within the hospital (inpatient teaching), community and region. Works in collaboration with dietitians, physicians, and clerical staff. Physical job demands are classified as medium.


The Registered Nurse (RN) participates in nursing assessments and interventions, care planning, implementing prescribed treatments, administering medications, evaluating treatments, and monitoring/documenting treatment progress and patient/resident response. Acting as an advocate, coordinator and liaison for the patient/resident, the RN identifies needs and sets priorities in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. The RN facilitates patient/resident and family education and discharge planning, and may be required to act in a charge nurse capacity. The RN is responsible for the provision of care in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health.

  • Classification: Registered Nurse
  • Union: COV UNA
  • Department: Diabetes Education Centre GNCH
  • Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.79
  • Posting End Date: 29-MAY-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 03-JUN-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75 / 4.0
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 16
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum of five (5) years current ambulatory nursing experience. Experience with insulin pumps required. Insulin pump certified. Three (3) years of recognized and current diabetes education experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Member of the Canadian Diabetes Association (Educators Section) preferred. Certified Diabetes Educator preferred. Adult Education Course completion desired. Proven competency in preparation of teaching materials for presentation with groups and individuals. Must show superior demonstration, communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in performing physical and psychological assessments.

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