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Diabetes Nurse Educator

Job posted: 20/07/2021
Applications close: 03/08/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 47833

Reference: 47833

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Diabetes Nurse Educator - Casey Hospital

  • Be the first point of contact for our patients for all concerns related to diabetes

  • Take a leadership role in the coordination of nursing and health care within and across different care contexts

  • Work within a very supportive and dedicated team


Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About our Diabetes Services at Monash Health


The role of the Diabetes Nurse Educator (DNE) is an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team to support the ongoing care of patients within the Emergency Department, Inpatient and Subacute Wards.  With the recent commissioning of the Casey ICU has resulted in patients with DKA now being provided treatment at Casey Hospital.


We are currently seeking a highly motivated Diabetes Educator to join our team.   


About the role and you


The DNE is an active member of the multidisciplinary team providing consultation and advice pertinent to client centred care. Participation in team projects and continuous quality improvement activities are also ongoing components of the role. The service models are underpinned by encouraging clients’ self-management of their condition and within a social model of health.


This is a permanent position with 80 hours per fortnight available to fill; it can be appointed on a full time or part time basis.


The ideal candidate is a dynamic, innovative and flexible Diabetes Educator, treating clients with a variety of conditions in individual or group settings.  Possessing strong organisational, delegation and communication skills, you will have the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.


What You Need:



  • Postgraduate Certificate of Diabetes Education (Australian Diabetes Education Association accredited) - essential

  • Significant demonstrated experience in Diabetes education

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) Credentialed Diabetes Educator

  • Australian working rights

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio or portfolios contributing toward quality improvements and National Standards


What we offer:



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


If appointed on a full time basis, you will have the opportunity to accrue one day off every four weeks.  In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to subsidised onsite staff car parking and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


How to Apply


Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered. 


Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2750 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:



  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same); and

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


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Diabetes Nurse Educator

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Kathryn White - 87682940

Diabetes Nurse Educator