RN DIABETES EDUCATOR

7 days left

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Mar 27, 2017
Closes
May 02, 2017
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Princess Anne Hospital in Virginia Beach, Virginia is seeking a RN Diabetes Educator Full Time Day Shift

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital is a 160-bed acute care hospital that serves Southern Virginia Beach, as well as the neighboring Chesapeake and northeastern North Carolina communities.

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, in partnership with Bon Secours Virginia, brings quality clinical outcomes, experienced physicians, award winning patient safety initiatives, advanced technology and a patient-centered approach to care for patients. Combined with more than 100 physicians and services offered on the multiple campus medical office buildings, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital is a comprehensive healthcare destination for the community.

The RN Diabetes Educator serves as an expert clinical resource for clinical staff and healthcare providers in the inpatient and outpatient settings to include support groups. The RN Diabetes Educator plans and coordinates care and education for patients with diabetes across a continuum in collaboration with other disciplines, community agencies and Sentara Healthcare subsidiaries. The RN Diabetes Educator provides patient, family, and staff education to promote wellness and prevention of complications associated with diabetes.

Education Level
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Diabetes - 2 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support, Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Judgment and Decision Making, Microsoft Word, Service Orientation, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Certification in Diabetes Education (CDE) required within 2 years of employment. Demonstrates expert clinical skills in diabetes management, diabetes education and care.

Consult with both inpatient and outpatient diabetes patients
Educated staff on glucommander and glycemic management
Participate in committee work and quality improvement