Registered Nurse- Certified Diabetes Educator- McMurray

Job ID: J131764
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Mcmurray, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny Clinic
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Sep 27, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides care/education for patients with diabetes.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collects DSME program participant assessment data, develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational content and teaching methods with DSME program participants. (20%)
  • Conducts a follow-up assessment upon completion of DSME program, documents assessment data, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant's educational record. (20%)
  • Provides educational interventions that utilize primarily interactive, collaborative, skill-based training methods and maximizes the use of interactive training methods/models. (15%)
  • Works collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers to provide blood glucose management for patients in accordance with policy and standing orders. (20%)
  • Maintains knowledge of new medications and other treatment of diabetes and is able to utilize this knowledge to instruct patients. (10%)
  • Contributes to and participates in a continuous quality improvement process to measure all education programs and to identify and address opportunities for improvement. (10%)
  • Participates in community, hospital and agency education programs and health fairs. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Current PA RN Licensure
  • Certification as a Diabetes Educator
  • Two years experience in a Diabetes Education Program

Preferred

  • BSN

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