Registered Nurse Diabetes Education Centre

  • Humber River Hospital
  • Mar 05, 2020

Job Description

Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future


Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.


We currently have two (2) exciting opportunities (Temporary Full Time and Temporary Part Time) for a Registered Nurse (CDE) to join our Diabetic Education Centre.


Reporting Relationship: Manager, Ambulatory Medical Clinics

Hiring Salary Range: $33.23 - $47.57

Location:  Wilson Site

Hours of work: Must be available for day and evening shifts (subject to change) 

Employee Group: ONA



  • Conduct thorough nursing assessments of clients with diabetes, taking into consideration ethno-cultural backgrounds and the social determinants of health
  • Collaborate with the Registered Dietitian and the Endocrinologist in development of client-focused health maintenance plans related to diabetes while utilizing a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach
  • Use a variety of teaching methods and principles of adult education to engage with clients to enhance diabetes self-management in group and individual settings
  • Ensure continuity of care by maintaining up to-date medical records, communicating with the client’s primary care provider and other service providers, and making referrals where appropriate
  • Advocate on behalf of clients with respect to systemic issues as they arise
  • Regular monitoring of clients within scope of practice
  • Act as an inpatient resource for patients that have a new diagnosis of diabetes or are experiencing challenges with diabetes management
  • Engage in health promotion, outreach activities and diabetes education services in the community
  • Participate in program planning, evaluation and resource development based on a client-centered, inter-disciplinary approach
  • Act as a diabetes resource to staff members and community stakeholders
  • Contribute to policy and protocol development in relation to clinical practice delivery and/or professional practice
  • Participate in chart reviews and case conferences
  • Maintain and develop professional competencies


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in a Diabetes Education Program
  • Certification as a Diabetes Educator is required
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience with individual and group facilitation of education utilizing various adult learning principles
  • Understanding of and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team environment
  • Knowledge of chronic disease management beyond diabetes management required.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Sensitivity to and awareness of cultural, racial, economic and socially diverse communities
  • Experienced in the use of computers, various software applications and EMR systems
  • Proficiency in a second language used in the community served would be an asset
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required. 

Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.

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