The CDM Nurse Facilitator reports to the Primary Health Care Team Manager and works with an interdisciplinary team with a chronic disease prevention and management focus.
This position has two main areas of responsibility. First, the CDM Nurse Facilitator collaborates with the multidisciplinary team members, community volunteers and community members to facilitate and coordinate self-
management support programs for persons living with chronic conditions. Secondly, the CDM Nurse Facilitator is responsible for assessing the learning needs, developing and providing clinical education and consultation for PHC team members.
In addition this position is responsible for tracking mandatory and professional education for the department.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have obtained one or more of the following Chronic Disease Management certifications prior to employment :
2) Pulmonary Educator with national certification such as CAE (Certified Asthma Educator) or CRE (Certified Respiratory Educator) designation have written a national respiratory -
3) Certified Diabetes Educator through the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (CDECB).
If no qualified candidates, the Employer is willing to consider senior candidates who are willing to obtain the required qualifications within 18 months).
Requires a minimum of three years experience in the areas of diabetes, cardiovascular, stroke and pulmonary diseases.
Valid drivers license.
Demonstrated evidence of interpersonal communication skills for individual and group interaction. Evidence of skill in teaching patients / families and individually and in a group setting.
Computer skills and familiarity with Word, Excel, and Power Point. Regular travel will be involved with this position. Current CPR certification and registered basic life support.