Director – Diabetes Integration Project


Posted Aug 5, 2022 at 09:00 pm Closes Sep 2, 2022 at 09:00 pm

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Position Title: Director – Diabetes Integration Project


Position Summary:


The Director - DIP will oversee the activities and ensure all components of the Diabetes Integration Project are implemented. The Director - DIP is responsible for effective communications, linkages and networking with the Manitoba First Nations Diabetes Leadership Council, Tribal Councils, First Nation communities, Academic Institutions and political organizations. The Director - DIP will report directly to the Executive Director.


The Director - DIP will successfully oversee and supervise the administration of the Diabetes Integration Project. The Director-DIP will oversee the activities associated to strategic planning and evaluation, program strengths and capacity building. The Executive Director will provide regular updates to the Board of Directors, Executive Director and Manitoba First Nations Diabetes Leadership Council and other organizations as necessary. Activities to achieve objectives will include but not limited to:


Role and Responsibilities:


·       Functional support and supervision of all Diabetes Integration Project staff

·       Recruitment, retention and evaluation of all DIP health staff;

·       Assist in the development, implementation and networking with federal/provincial organization to ensure access and coordination of diabetes care and treatment services;

·       Ensure the provision of quality assurance activities such as chart audits, nursing activity reviews, case reviews, morbidity and mortality reports, and performance appraisals;

·       Provide opportunities for professional development activities of staff and support knowledge transfer activities to community leadership and community health staff;

·       Facilitating and conducting health meetings on a regular basis;

·       Ensuring proper administrative maintenance and practices;

·       Responsible for liability protection by ensuring all staff are properly trained to carry out job functions and proper insurance coverage;

·       Conducting/coordination of strategic planning exercises;

·       Organizing resources for all aspects of operations and systems;

·       Policies and procedures development/review/modification;

·       Development of annual staffing, budgets, administration communication plans, work plans and programs with measurable outcomes and defined accountabilities;

·       Provide regular briefings/reports to the Board of Directors, AMC Chiefs Task Force on Health, the Manitoba First Nations Diabetes Leadership Council Committee, Chief and Council and other organizations as requested;

·       Development of annual Diabetes Integration Project budget;

·       Review and/or modification of operational budget;

·       Operations management and clinical supervision of the Mobile Diabetes Health Care Service Delivery Teams;

·       Development and implementation of a Quality Assurance Program to include both internal and external activities;

·       Ensure a teamwork approach in the delivery of diabetes care and treatment services;

·       Ensure an effective communications processes are in place with the Regional Diabetes Programs, First Nations and Inuit Health, specialists and independent physicians/practitioners;

·       Development and implementation of an evaluation process;

·       Other duties as assigned.





·       Registered Nurse with a baccalaureate degree or a Registered Nurse with a minimum of two years’ experience in the management and administration of health programs;

·       Must be an active member in good standing with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba;

·       Proficiency and experience in research;

·       Ability in working with committees and partnerships in the health field;

·       Must be computer literate in Microsoft Application Software - Word, Excel, Database, PowerPoint Presentations, and Internet, etc;

·       Excellent, demonstrated, written and verbal communication skills;

·       Must have a positive attitude;

·       Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and be accountable;

·       Willingness to work flexible hours;

·       Must be knowledgeable of Federal and Provincial Health Care Delivery Systems and/or policies;

·       Must have valid Manitoba Driver’s License;

·       Must be subject to Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check;

·       Must be professional and maintain confidentiality at all times;

·       Must have a working knowledge of First Nation culture, customs, values and traditions;

·       Ability to understand and be fluent in a First Nation language would be an asset;



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