RD Diabetes Educator

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 19, 2019
Closes
Apr 17, 2019
Ref
121787BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Overview:

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is hiring a part-time (24-hours/week) Diabetes Educator.

Min of 3-years diabetes experience is required.

Prefer experienced CDE for both inpatient and outpatient services, RN with diabetes experience, or RD MNT in diabetes.

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a 276-bed acute care facility that has a long history of commitment to the city, offering specialized, tertiary services. It is the region’s only Level III Trauma Center and home to the Sentara Heart Center. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital offers many advanced clinical services. The hospital specializes in orthopedics, neurosurgery, thoracic and colorectal surgery and sleep disorders. Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is one of the region’s accredited stroke centers.

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We’re setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!



Other
Certification in Diabetes Education (CDE) required within two years of hire. Expert clinical skills in diabetes patient education/care. Ability to perform all interventions and procedures necessary to care for diabetes patients.


Keyword Search: Diabetes, Educator, RN, Registered Nurse, RD, Dietitian

Responsibilities:

Plans and coordinates education and care of patients/persons with diabetes across a continuum in collaboration with other disciplines, community agencies and Sentara subsidiaries. Provides staff education, educates/counsels patients to promote wellness and prevention of complications in persons with diabetes. Serves as a clinical resource person for the clinical staff serving the inpatient population.

Qualifications:

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - DIETETICS

Experience
Required: Diabetes - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Reg Dietitian

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Instructing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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