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Diabetes Nurse Educator

Organisation : Merri Health

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 3 Dec, 2021

About the role

Merri Health – Diabetes Nurse Educator

  • 0.5 EFT; Permanent Part Time position
  • Site: Various Merri Health Sites
  • Join an established multi-disciplinary team, who strive to help our clients reach their desired outcomes

Your new role

You will be working as part of an established multidisciplinary team to provide diabetes education and advice to clients through diabetic assessment, appropriate care plans and providing evidenced based care. This role is funded by Community Health and will require credentialing with ADEA or working towards credentialing.

As the Diabetes Nurse educator in the Prevention of Chronic Illness Care Team you will be responsible for:

  • Assessing adult clients diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 Diabetes Mellitus including those newly diagnosed, on insulin or other medications and managed by lifestyle interventions
  • Provide education on diabetes and self-management principles including blood glucose monitoring, use of medication, healthy eating principles, management of hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia and activity levels
  • Initiating and titrating insulin and other injectable agents in accordance with DNE insulin work instruction
  • Participation in planning, designing and implementation of group programs that operate across different sites of Merri Health

 

What you’ll need to succeed

To be successful with Merri you will go above and beyond to achieve great results for our clients, the organisation and yourself. We’re looking for individuals with:

  • Qualification in Nursing and Post Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education with or working towards credentialing by ADEA and current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated experience in providing diabetes education and assisting client in self-management of diabetes
  • Experience in working autonomously and within multi-displinary teams
  • Experience in Diabetes Nurse Educator clinical service program development, planning and evaluation

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Merri Health

Your new organisation

At Merri Health, we strive to enrich diverse communities through the provision of quality health care and support services.  A career at Merri will see you contributing to a culture that affects change for our clients and the wider community.  We are committed to supporting the talent and skills of our employees because we know their capability is the key to our success.

 

What we offer

You will be working with a motivated and experienced multi-disciplinary team, in a community health setting to deliver high quality health care to our community.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  As the successful applicant you’ll be joining an organisation where you will be supported to grow, learn and develop your skills to reach your potential.

You will also have access to generous salary packaging, purchase leave and flexible work arrangement options.

How to apply

Position Description : Diabetes Nurse Educator - PD2189_

Your new organisation

At Merri Health, we strive to enrich diverse communities through the provision of quality health care and support services.  A career at Merri will see you contributing to a culture that affects change for our clients and the wider community.  We are committed to supporting the talent and skills of our employees because we know their capability is the key to our success.

 

What we offer

You will be working with a motivated and experienced multi-disciplinary team, in a community health setting to deliver high quality health care to our community.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  As the successful applicant you’ll be joining an organisation where you will be supported to grow, learn and develop your skills to reach your potential.

You will also have access to generous salary packaging, purchase leave and flexible work arrangement options.

 

What else do I need to know

Preferred candidates will be subject to comprehensive reference and pre-employment background checking conducted by Merri Health prior to an offer of employment, including criminal record history check, NDIS worker screening and other employee screening and credential checks as determined by the position description.

All candidates must have the right to work in Australia. Merri Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring a safe environment for children and young people.

We encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTIQA+ community and those living with a disability to apply.

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Please quote in application: Diabetes Nurse Educator via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Healthcare_and_Medical
Sector: #Aged_Care_and_Seniors, #Health_–_General
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