Chronic Disease Nurse - London FHT (London)

Chronic Disease Nurse

.6 FTE Chronic Disease Nurse

The London Family Health Team offers high quality primary health care for its patients in London Ontario. An interprofessional group of health care practitioners, including family physicians, provide health care in an integrated, respectful and holistic environment. The focus of the family health team is on chronic disease management and prevention as well as health promotion. By working collaboratively, the team is able to provide a broad spectrum of primary health care services to its patients to ensure they get the care they need when they need it. The London Family Health Team is currently seeking a part time Chronic Disease Nurse for 24 hours per week to work collaboratively with all members of our multidisciplinary team. You will be located at our Stoney Creek site on South Wenige Drive in North London supporting five family physicians. The Chronic Disease Nurse will provide client centred, goal oriented assessment, teaching and counseling services to patients requiring assistance managing their chronic disease. Qualifications:
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • An interest and experience in program development and group program delivery
  • Two or three years of clinical experience
  • Understanding of the Chronic Disease Management and Patient Self-Management Models
  • Demonstrated experience in Diabetes Education; Diabetes Educator Certification an asset
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and previous experience with an Electronic Medical Record
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and co-operatively in a busy multi-disciplinary team

If interested, please forward a letter of interest and your resume by August 10, 2016 to: Jayne Graham, Executive Director London Family Health Team 1261 Beaverbrook Avenue London, ON N6H 0G6 Email: execdir@londonfht.ca

The London Family Health Team is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our community, including men and women aboriginal peoples, member of visible minorities and persons with disabilities. We seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.