Diabetes Educator, FT Days

Functions in the specialty role of Diabetes Educator by providing direct patient care in the acute care and ambulatory settings based on consultative requests from the medical staff. Works closely with the entire medical staff and nursing staff to prepare patients for discharge in a safe, efficient manner. Provides tools and skills for homecare to patients and families. Makes recommendations to hospital staff for changes in diabetes management. Serves as an educational and informational resource to all hospital staff and the community.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide diabetes self-management education and diabetes management recommendations to patients and families in the in-patient and out-patient settings
2. Provide education / management to patients with all types of diabetes
3. Collaborate with medical, nursing, and case management staff
4. Assess and develop plan of care, evaluate effectiveness of plan
5. Remain current on the rapidly changing field of diabetes management and the latest recommendation for patient education techniques
6. Teach all aspects on insulin management

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Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Graduate of a Nursing program or Bachelors of Science in applicable field.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Two (2) years of experience in a clinical setting
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current License as a Registered Nurse(RN), Registered Dietitian (RD), Certified Diabetes Educator(CDE), or Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) required
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in Diabetes Education preferred


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Posted
11/24/2021
Salary Range
$69,000.00 - 113,000.00
per Year
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Location
Cartersville, GA 30120, US
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