Diabetes Strategy Nurse – Employment Opportunity


Paawidigong First Nations Forum is looking to recruit 1 Diabetes Strategy Nurse who will be responsible for providing a variety of holistic, comprehensive, preventative and education awareness services on diabetes that also includes the promotion and incorporation of traditional knowledge and the adoption of healthy lifestyles.  This includes a monitoring plan for newly diagnosed clients, individualized to meet the needs, provide follow up, teaching and support until the client is able to self-manage.

Summary of Knowledge and Skills

  • An approved Canadian university Baccalaureate/Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Valid CPR certification – level HCP (Health Care Provider)
  • Current certificate of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Minimum three years nursing experience
  • Certification in Advanced Foot Care or willingness to acquire is required.
  • Ability to preform assessments using validated screening tools while planning care to meet the client’s health needs.
  • Ability to perform diabetes nursing skills as per care plan, during client care encounters such as insulin teaching, glucose meter & blood pressure measurement and or foot care.
  • Awareness of Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) initiatives that promote best evidence-based practice.
  • Ability to work with community members, health professionals, and co-workers as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Proficient Computer Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to show initiative and self-direction.
  • Proven planning, time management, organization, and coordination skills
  • Knowledge, respect and understanding of First Nations language, culture and traditions is considered an asset.
  • Successful completion of a criminal record check including a vulnerable sector check.
  • Travel is a requirement of this position therefore, Valid Driver’s License with good driving abstract/record required to be insured under company vehicle.

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How to Apply

  • Fill out the form below to submit your cover letter and resumé (preferred method).
  • Fax your resumé and cover letter to (807) 223-5012.
  • Drop a paper copy of your cover letter and resumé to the following address:
    Paawidigong First Nations Forum.
    Attention: Human Resources
    105 King Street
    Dryden, ON P8N 1C1
  • We thank all candidates for applying. However, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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