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Diabetes Specialist Educator II - Per Diem - Staffing Resource Network

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 68548 Date posted 09/28/2015
Requisition ID: 68548
  • Facility: Sharp HealthCare
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Staffing Resource Network
  • Category: Specialty Nurse Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Position may float to different Sharp locations
8-hour variable shift; weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered California RN License
  • Current BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • One to two years in direct Diabetes Education
  • Ability to effectively employ critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage time effectively
  • Must be flexible to allow for last minute changes in schedules
  • Must demonstrate up-to-date knowledge in Diabetes Self-Management and Education
  • Experienced in working with Electronic Medical Records and basic computer skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Experienced and confident in group presentation, written, and oral skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing  
  • Experienced with Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred

The Diabetes Nurse Educator will apply in-depth knowledge of nursing to deliver the principles of self-management to individuals with Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes.  The Diabetes Nurse Educator will maintain a high level of clinical expertise in order to serve as a resource to colleagues, physicians, patients, and the community. Responsibilities include provision of self-management education skills to patients in both group and individual settings, initiation of glycemic lowering agents per protocol for patients with diabetes in pregnancy, collaboration with registered dietitians, health screenings in the community, assessment of education needs, development of education materials and guidelines of care in addition to other projects as assigned, and basic insulin pump management education. 
This is a float pool position through Staffing Resource Network (SRN). The SRN department offers opportunities to experience a wide range of services at various sites within Sharp HealthCare. Sharp promotes quality patient-family centered care in a team environment with excellent customer service. This position requires an enthusiastic, positive individual willing to be a part of a dynamic float pool servicing all of Sharp HealthCare.
The Staffing Resource Network (SRN) is part of the Sharp System Services which has campuses located in the communities of Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa and consist of the Spectrum location, the Ruffin Road location and Sharp Operations Center (SOC). These offices provide the centralized integrated system support services to the operating entities within the system. 
Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview
    • Sitting
    • Walking
    • Standing
    • Twisting (trunk)
    • Twisting (neck)
    • Bending (waist)
    • Flexing/extending (neck)
    • Gripping/grasping
    • Fine manipulation/pinching
    • Reaching below shoulder level
    • Reaching above shoulder level
    • Kneeling
    • Squatting
    • Some lifting required in transport of education materials
    • Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status. sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
      Keywords: 68548, RN, Nursing Jobs, Diabetes Educator, CDE
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