POSITION:                          Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) Worker

CLOSING DATE:                September 25, 2023 at 4 PM

Under the direction of the Health Director, the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) Worker is responsible for providing community-based programming to Long Plain community members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a comprehensive teaching and monitoring plan for diabetic clients, individualized to meet their needs, providing reassurance, teaching and support until the client is able to manage the diabetic regime independently.
  • Schedule and conduct home visits with clients.
  • Implement and deliver group diabetes education for secondary and tertiary prevention of the complications of diabetes.
  • Conduct screening clinics for community members.
  • Conduct regular clinics for the purpose of monitoring for potential complications, client education and referrals to physicians.
  • Writes reports and correspondence, collates health statistics, maintains register of diabetic clients.
  • Completes annual workplan, quarterly reports, annual reports, annual program evaluation, and other required reports.
  • Assist with visiting professionals related to diabetes education, awareness, and treatment.
  • Work with other Long Plain Health Services Community Health Programs to provide community-based programming.
  • Keeps current on new relevant health trends and developments.
  • Other duties as assigned and/or outlined in the job description.


  • Must possess a current active registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, or related licensed Health Care professional.
  • In good standing with their professional Manitoba association.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator or willing to obtain certification.
  • Have previous community health nursing or related work experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working with individuals with diabetes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate collaboration, encouragement and a patience approach.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks with competing demands.
  • Experience working within First Nations communities.
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, history, and issues.
  • Demonstrated superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties in a confidential and ethical manner.
  • Ability to function effectively as a team member, demonstrating emotional stability and objectivity when dealing with challenging/changing work environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work co-operatively as a part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be proficient in a variety of computer software and applications such as electronic charting.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture, traditions and fluent in a First Nations language would be an asset.
  • Adhere to LPFN policies and procedures with specific attention to attendance, and professional ethics.
  • Must be in good physical and mental health.

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle. Valid CPR and First Aide Certificate. Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Clear Child Abuse Checks.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, resume with two references to:
Human Resources – Email: [email protected]

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