Trillium Health Partners

Registered Nurse - Paediatric Diabetes

System ID
Job Type
Part Time
Mississauga Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description



Position: Registered Nurse 

Department:Paediatric Diabetes Education Program - Women’s & Children’s Program

Posting ID:  2023-31325

Status: Permanent Full Time 

Role Level: CPS04.2 ($34.24 - $48.17)

Hours of Work/Shifts: 8 hour shifts | Days (7am-5pm)

Site:  Mississauga Hospital  

Posted: Janauary 24, 2022

Internal Deadline: January 31, 2023


Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.


Our Mission:     A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

Our Values:       Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals:        Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers:    People, Education, Innovation, Research


Position Summary:

  • Responsible for development of nursing care plans and counselling for patients and families dealing with paediatric diabetes
  • Responsible and accountable for decisions and actions in the provision and management of nursing care for patients with diabetes in a collaborative inter-professional team environment
  • Broad understanding of resources available in the community to help support caseload of patients through critical thinking and problem solving to ensure best practices are maintained
  • Assist and support clients to gain the knowledge, skills, attitude and self-awareness necessary to effectively manage his/her diabetes
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team, and act as a resource for other health care providers and the community
  • Using a variety of teaching methods, incorporating the principles of adult education and motivational interviewing within a case management model
  • Develops appropriate education materials to meet the needs of the clients

Key Qualifications: 

THP is committed to internal talent, and therefore priority will be given to internal applicants.

  • Certified Diabetes Educator
  • 3-5 years current paediatrics nursing experience; familiar with childhood diseases and treatments
  • Membership in the Diabetes Educator Section of the Canadian Diabetes Association preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in counselling clients with diabetes on an individual and group basis
  • Good working knowledge of diabetes through the lifecycle and adult teaching principles
  • Highly effective decision making, problem solving and organizational skills combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency in computer, experience with electronic medical record and good keyboarding skills are essential
  • Reliable, flexible, creative professional, able to work effectively and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team approach required
  • Experience using medical directives an asset
  • Additional language an asset
  • Positive attendance and work record essential
  • Current member in good standing with College of Nurses
  • Current CPR
  • PALS preferred

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website:


Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.


Candidates are selected on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications.

Where these factors are relatively equal seniority shall govern providing the successful applicant.


 Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) is an equal opportunity employer who values the importance of antiracism work and is committed to integrating antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion best practices throughout THP operations, policies and culture. Therefore, we ask that even if you do not see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on this posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We encourage all applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk/Inuit person to consider this opportunity.


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.



We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.





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