Diabetes Nurse Educator



Position: Diabetes Nurse Educator
Site: Weeneebayko General Hospital
Division: Patient Care
Reports to: Manager of Diabetes and Nutrition Programs

Status: Permanent Full-time

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experience candidate to fill the key role of Diabetes Nurse Educator.

The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

  • Experienced registered nurse
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge in nursing role and enhances scope

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional nursing care to clients
  • Plan, carry out and evaluate nursing care
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates comprehensive, interdisciplinary teaching programs and follow-up for diabetes management.
  • Exercise judgement in meeting patient needs


  • Diploma in Nursing, BScN preferred
  • Current registration and in good standing with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Certification as “Certified Diabetes Educator” or intent to obtain certification within a prescribed time frame
  • Mandatory certification in CPR Reliable and cooperative, effective interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to communicate in the local native Cree language is an asset

How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame.

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2021-079 to:

Human Resources

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

· Resumes can be emailed or faxed to 705-658-4917

· This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired

· For more information contact the HR team by email above

· Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Reference ID: 2021-79

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $33.23-$47.57 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Application question(s):

  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?

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