The Nurse Clinician functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team to deliver in-depth diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia education and provide clinical management to clients and families in the Endocrinology and Metabolism Program. Work duties will include one or more of the following: roles in the Diabetes, Hypertension and Cholesterol Centre sites, Diabetes in Pregnancy Clinics, Living Well sites and physician offices. The Nurse Clinician acts as a resource person to other health care professionals and to the community. The responsibilities and functions of the Nurse Clinician are performed at full scope of practice. Practices are in accordance with employer policy and professional standards, including Standards of Diabetes Education in Canada and Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Bachelors of Nursing Degree from an accredited university required.
Current CARNA registration.
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or intention thereof within 3 years required.
Member of Diabetes Education Section (DES) of Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) encouraged.
Minimum of 5 years nursing experience with 2 years related clinical and teaching experience required.
Previous experience working with clients with diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia. Experience with insulin pump therapy preferred.
Advanced clinical knowledge in management of diabetes (including diabetes in pregnancy), hypertension and dyslipidemia.
Expertise in interviewing, counseling, teaching and group dynamics.
Ability to work independently but collaboratively with clients, families and multidisciplinary team members.
Experience working with family physicians/specialist physicians.
Demonstrates initiative, accountability, good time management, decision making ability and strong organizational skills.
Must have a valid Alberta driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required throughout the Calgary zone.
Additional Regional Info:
Alberta Health Services - 2 years ago
Calgary West Central Primary Care Network
- 12 days ago