Diabetes Educator RN or Dietitian

Requisition ID
2021-153400
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Endocrinology Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday, 8a-5p
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Health Physician Network
Location
NE-LINCOLN

Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

Responsibilities

This position contributes to the mission and vision of CHI Health by providing direct and indirect care to a designated group of patients across the age continuum.  Provides services, which encompass the spiritual, physiological, social, and psychological aspects of care of the sick, prevention of disease, or conservation of health.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Conducts a thorough individualized assessment of the person with or at risk for diabetes. Works with the person with or at risk for diabetes to identify mutally acceptable diabetes self management training (DSMT) outcomes and behavioral objectives.
  • Provides diabetes education according to the individualized plan of care and desired outcomes. Develops the self-management training plan to attain the mutually defined outcomes.  The plan integrates current diabetes care practices and established principles of teaching and learning.  The plan is coordinated among the healthcare team members, the participant, referring provider, and other relevant support systems.
  • Coordinates/provides individual/group education sessions for diabetic outpatients.
  • Provides leadership in maintaining and developing diabetic education program standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains on-going evaluation of the diabetes education program.
  • Assists in Quality Improvement activities related to patients with diabetes.

Qualifications

Requirements:

 

  • Licenses as a registered nurse and/or dietician in the state of Nebraska or Iowa (Nebraska and Iowa are compact states, so license must be held in the state of your residence).
  • Be certified as a Diabetes Educator or Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management with 9 months of hire.
  • Job requires continuous use of reading skills and verbal communication skills. Job requires individual and group interactions, time management, critical thinking skills, and stress management.  Incumbents must possess knowledge of how to provide care to a diverse population of patients and the ability to communicate and work with people from a variety of age groups, social strata and ethnic backgrounds
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Or Dietitian
  • Two to three years acute care nursing experience.  Demonstrated expertise in field of diabetic education.

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