Diabetes Educator Dietitian

EMPLOYER: Weeneebayko Area Health Authority


Position: Diabetes Educator Dietitian 

Site: Weeneebayko General Hospital with organized travel throughout the Health Authority Region 

Division: Clinical Services 

Reports to: Manager of Diabetes Education Program and Program Team Lead 

Status: Permanent Full-time


Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Diabetes Educator Dietitian. 


The Organization 

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members


Position Profile Requirements: 

• Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

• Effective oral communication techniques and interpersonal skills 

• Knowledge and skill in the application of the professional sciences of food, nutrition, and management 

• Motivated professional with a desire to work in a high-performance workplace setting 

• Demonstrated ability to work independently


Key Responsibilities: 

• Provide professional nutritional therapy, education and prevention to clients for the management of Prediabetes, T1 and T2 diabetes in both children and adults, as well as Gestational diabetes 

• Plan, carry out and evaluate care to inpatient and outpatient diabetes clients virtually via telemedicine and phone, and in-person via WAHA’s hospital and clinic sites 

• Work within an interdisciplinary team of dietitians, nurses, foot care professionals, doctors, nurse practitioners and endocrinologists 

• Work under medical directives to provide extended services including insulin adjustment and management, and lab work ordering 



• Degree in Applied Human Nutrition with completion of accredited internship. New Grads welcome. 

• Current Diabetes Educator certification an asset (CDE must be obtained within 2 years of hire at the earliest eligible opportunity if not currently certified) 

• Knowledge of Indigenous health issues as well as the geographic region of the James Bay coast is considered an asset



• Retention bonus, travel and Northern allowance benefits, Relocation allowance 

• Subsidized Housing 

• Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation


How to apply: The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame. Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2022-085 by 12:00 noon on March 7, 2022, to: Human Resources Weeneebayko Area Health Authority P.O. Box 664 Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0 


• Resumes can be emailed to jobs@waha.ca or faxed to 705-658-4917 

• For more information contact the HR team by email above

• Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

START DATE: Immediate

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