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Diabetes Nurse Educator

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 12744
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2023

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Nursing Educators

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.100000

Work Type: 1 to 31 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: STD HRS - Standard or Office w flex

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do

Summary:

The Diabetes Nurse Educator performs professional nursing, consultation, and educational services for persons with diabetes for patients of all ages from infancy to geriatrics. The Registered Nurse that is also a Certified Diabetes Educator applies in depth knowledge and skills in the biological and social sciences, communication, counseling, and education to provide individualized diabetes self-management education/ self-management training to individuals and families according to the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional performance for Diabetes Educators (AADE, 2019).


Responsibilities:

1.Performs nursing assessments to gather data and identify the patient’s needs for this episode of care per ANA standards and NCBON.

2.Provide education related to diabetes and the disease process; medication, diet and nutritional monitoring; foot care, prevention and care of complications; blood glucose monitoring and techniques of self -monitoring and injection.

3.Develop and implement educational programs for diabetic staff, patients, and families.

4.Advise patients as to long term complications.

5.Provide clinical resources and consultation to staff and providers.

6.Assists patients in monitoring blood glucose for the purpose of medication control and adjustment for both insulin and non-insulin diabetic patients.

7.Coordinates and communicates patient care needs for discharge planning in interdisciplinary care conferences and with members of the health care team.

8.Develops and implements an individualized plan of care with the patient and family.The plan of care will include educational goals, learning objectives and educational content and teaching methods.

9.Collaborates with physicians and other health team members in coordinating the plan of care and facilitating patient outcomes.Utilizes a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members when needed.

10.Provides ongoing assessment and recommendations to the treatment team and patient/family for adjustments in the plan of care.

11.Provides care based on established standards of practice, policies and protocols.

12.Demonstrates leadership by providing information as a resource nurse, mentor and coach and delegator of nursing care activities.

13.Demonstrates critical thinking skills for problem solving and anticipating patient care needs. Documents assessments, delivery of care and patient’s response to care, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant’s medical and educational records.

14.Provides information and facilitates patient/family teaching and identifies when a program participant’s needs are outside the scope of the instructor’s practice and expertise, plus arranges for additional services to meet needs.

15.Demonstrates accountability for ongoing learning needs, completion of annual education requirements and competencies and participates in peer review process to evaluate performance of other professional instructional staff.

16.Document assessments, interventions and plans including recommendations and goals, with educational tools.

17.Serves as Subject Matter Expert / Consultant for patients with recognized diabetes as well as subject matter expert when needed in the organization.

18.Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Registered Nurse
* Cert Diabetes Educator

Education:
Essential:
* Bachelors Degree

Other information:

Licensure/Credentials: Credentialed as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or the ability to obtain certificate within 2 years of experience.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in caring for adults with diabetes and diabetes treatment management in a healthcare setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Able to lead and effectively manage groups. Ability to develop a collaborative, therapeutic alliance with individuals and must possess basic computer skills (use of electronic medical record, internet, meter downloads and communication via email.

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

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