Diabetes Instructor - Endocrine Specialists
Job Description: The Anne Arundel Medical Center Diabetes Center is a recognized diabetes self management program by the American Diabetes Association. The educator will be responsible for individual and group teaching, regulatory and quality reporting requirements, and the coordination of other Diabetes Center activities and services. The educator works in a collaborative management structure with a Department Director, Inpatient Diabetes Educator, Financial Coordinator, and MedStar Program Coordinator. The educator is closely involved with operations, clinical management and the strategic direction of the Diabetes Center. Supports the vision, mission, and goals of the medical center through behaviors that foster professionalism, empowerment, teamwork, productivity, and customer satisfaction. Functions as an expert clinical resource in diabetes management. Fosters interdisciplinary collaboration by serving on hospital-based service line committees. Promotes and utilizes customer service data for improvement of diabetes services provided to the Medical Center community. Ensures effective on-going team communication and information sharing at inter and intra levels of assigned areas. Participates in selection, evaluation, and professional development activities of employees consistent with personnel policies and procedures. Required : Graduation from a school of nursing with licensure as a Registered Nurse or Registered Dietician by the State of Maryland. Certification as a Diabetes Educator from the American Association of Diabetes Educators or is eligible. Prior experience in providing diabetes education, medical nutrition therapy for Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes is required. Three years staff nursing experience with at least one year in diabetes specialty and one year demonstrated clinical leadership role.