Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) (Term) - Sharbot Lake FHT (Sharbot Lake)

Organization Name
Sharbot Lake FHT (Sharbot Lake)
Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) (Term)
FTE Type
1.0 FTE, 1 year contract

1005 Medical Centre Road
PO Box 70
Sharbot Lake ON K0H 2P0

Closing date

Position: Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Status: Full Time, 1 year contract
Hours of Work: 5 Days/40 hours per week
Reports to: Executive Director
Sector: Primary Care-Family Health Team
Deadline: Position to be filled April 1, 2021

Closing date to receive applications is March 5. 2021. A complete job description is available upon request.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Certificate of competence from College of Nurses of Ontario (RN status)
  • A member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BScN)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) with the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (preferred), or willing to become certified within two years of employment.
  • Experience in Diabetes Education
  • minimum 2 years RN experience, preferably in a Family Health Team setting
  • Excellent knowledge of insulin and Oral Anti-Hyperglycemia agent (OHA) treatment based on the 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Experience assessing and counseling diabetic patients.
  • Experience working in primary or community care, preferably as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Experience with principles of adult education
  • Experience with program development and the ability to support and provide input into the program evaluation process to align and
  • determine priorities.
  • Foot care assessment and teaching an asset.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and above average attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to establish positive and supportive relationships with patients, families and Allied Health Care Professionals
  • Sensitivity and awareness of cultural, racial, economic, and socially diverse communities
  • Proficiency with various computer programs and application, especially Microsoft Office, TELUS (PS Suite)
  • Excellent attendance and employment record required.

Other Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License, valid insurance coverage, and access to vehicle
  • Current and satisfactory Criminal and Vulnerable Persons Check
  • Home Visits may be necessary.

Application Instructions 

Email to Fran Smith, Chair of the Sharbot Lake Family Health Team at

Applications must be received by March 5, 2021