Registered Nurse (RN) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

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Two Rivers Family Health Team (TRFHT) is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) Registered Nurse (RN) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). The position is 5 days a week. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome interest from all qualified applicants.

TRFHT provides primary health care including chronic disease management, health promotion and disease prevention to a population of patients in the local community and surrounding area. TRFHT employs an interprofessional team of health care providers who work in a collaborative model of care.


TRFHT is looking for a dynamic Registered Nurse, with experience working with diabetes in a clinic or outpatient setting to work with 21 family physicians and other health care practitioners in the Diabetes Education Program.

As a member of the Diabetes Education Program, the RN CDE will provide health assessments and diabetes education for the prevention and management of diabetes are per current practice guidelines. The RN CDE will assist patients in creating goals for self-management and developing an effective individualized self-management education plan. Using research-based diabetes information and with the support of the team the RN CDE will facilitate both group programs and individual sessions. The RN CDE will collaborate and communicate with physicians to evaluate client progress and needs and will work with the team and also independently in providing holistic approach to client care.


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) required
  • Current Certified Diabetes Educator certification preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in diabetes care and management
  • Previous experience working as a CDE with demonstrated leadership, program planning and networking skills preferred
  • Expertise using adult teaching and learning strategies in developing/delivering adult group education required
  • Experience and proficiency with recommending adjustments to oral and injection medication used in the treatment of diabetes preferred
  • Experience and proficiency with insulin dose adjustments for clients on insulin is preferred
  • Experience with interpreting data from continuous glucose monitoring devices is preferred
  • Excellent organization skills, with an ability to set priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Implement client centered insulin initiation and/or ongoing diabetes management as orders as authorized by referring/primary care practitioner
  • Participate in planning, development, implementation, monitoring of diabetes education programs for individuals and client
  • Highly effective decision making, problem solving and organization skills combined with interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written
  • Be able to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary health care team, but also be self-directed and able to work independently
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency with computers and information technology


Thank you for your interest in the Two Rivers Family Health Team. Two Rivers FHT supports Employment Equity initiatives and is an equal-opportunity employer. Two Rivers Family Health Team encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. If you require a specific accommodation during the application or interview stage, please contact our office.

Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1987.

Qualified applicants are asked to please complete the form below and attach their cover letter and resume.  While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE:  January 31, 2024

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