Diabetes Specialist EducatorJob ID 85676 Date posted 01/24/2018
- Facility: Sharp Outpatient Pavilion
- City: San Diego
- Department: Diabetes Clinic
- Category: Specialty Nurse Jobs
- Job Status: Part-Time
- Shift: Day Job
- FTE: 0.8
- Shift Start: 8 AM
- Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
This position is located in Serra Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
8-hour day shift 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; every other Saturday
Part-time - 0.8 FTE position (64 hours per pay period)
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Current, unencumbered California RN license
- Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider
- Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
- Ability to serve as a clinical expert, educator and consultant in the area of diabetes
- Effective interpersonal skills: oral, written and presentations
- Basic computer skills (Word, Outlook, etc.)
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- BSN degree
- 2-3 years RN inpatient RN experience
- 2-3 years’ experience with individual and group education
- Leadership skills
- Ability to demonstrate complex problem solving and the use of critical thinking skills
The Diabetes Specialist Educator position is with the Diabetes Clinic at Sharp Metro campus, which includes Sharp Memorial Hospital and the Outpatient Pavilion. The Diabetes Specialist educator applies clinical expertise in evidence-based nursing practice within the diabetes specialty area and functions in the following roles: clinical expert, educator and consultant. This position will be required to work inpatient and outpatient as a Diabetes Educator.
The Diabetes Service Line at Sharp HealthCare employs Registered Nurses and Registered Dieticians. The Service Line provides inpatient and outpatient diabetes education and Diabetes Disease Management at various sites throughout San Diego County. The location for this position is the Sharp Metro Campus, which includes Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Outpatient Pavilion.
The Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion (OPP) is unique in San Diego. The OPP combines outpatient surgery and medical services, health screening, education, and health resource services in one convenient, integrated health center. The OPP provides a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care to deliver comprehensive care.
Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, located next to Sharp Memorial Hospital, offers a wide array of services including cancer treatment, laser vision correction, general women's imaging, outpatient surgery, endoscopy, diabetes education, and a community conference center and health library. At the heart of the Pavilion is the Cushman Wellness Center - providing comprehensive health evaluations tailored to an individual's age and lifestyle, and integrated therapies to enhance physical, mental and spiritual health.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements of the position may be discussed during interview.
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.
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