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Diabetes Nurse Educator, Diabetes in Pregnancy Service -BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

Diabetes Nurse Educator, Diabetes in Pregnancy Service

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre 

Monday to Friday 

The Diabetes in Pregnancy Service at BC Women's Hospital provides specialized and personalized care for women with type 1, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and women who are risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy. Our team sees women before pregnancy, during pregnancy and after the baby is born.

We are seeking a Diabetes Nurse Educator with experience with insulin dose administration to join our team.

What you will do: 

  • Provide patient care to patients diagnosed with diabetes in pregnancy or requiring pre-conceptual counselling.
  • Assist the Program Director in the monitoring and assessment of nursing care, ensuring standards of practice are met.  
  • Evaluate care given via direct observation; review/audit of relevant patient documentation; consultation with co-workers and other health care professionals; and interviews with patients and families. 
  • Educate, counsel, and provide clinical expertise to health professionals and patients in the initiation, management and adjustment of insulin within CRNBC’s nursing scope of practice and with C&W / BCCH certification for insulin dose adjustment and according to CDA Clinical Practice Guidelines and Standards for Diabetes Education.

What you bring:

  • Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration as an RN with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), IDA Certification or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Relevant preparation in Maternal Child Health/Diabetes
  • Three (3) years' recent clinical nursing experience in the speciality including one (1) year in an educational or leadership role or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • CPR Training: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Level 1

What you can do: 

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Effective interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Ability to identify learning needs and provide instruction/orientation.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Demonstrated interest and progress in professional development (i.e. completion of course, workshops).
  • Ability to teach
  • Ability to maintain current knowledge and skills in relevant clinical areas and adult education.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

What’s in it for you:

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time for appproximately 6 months
Wage: $42.25 to $51.78 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm
Requisition Number: 94992BCW

What we do: 

BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

BCW is part of Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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