RN Diabetes Educator

Job Title: RN Diabetes Educator

Exempt

Job Code: 140302

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The Diabetes Educator RN is responsible for providing education and/or resources on diabetes self-care management to patients/clients of varying levels of education living with diabetes throughout their life span. They participate as a member of the treatment team to support physicians both within the center and external physicians caring for patients with diabetes and other medical nutrition needs.

EDUCATION:

Please describe the minimum education REQUIRED to perform the position duties.

Minimum: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current registration to practice nursing in the state of Kentucky. BSN Required. Eligible for certification as a Diabetes Educator.

Desired: Certification as a Diabetes Educator. Knowledge of educational principles and instructional media/computer skills.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

Please describe the minimum amount of experience required to perform the position duties.

Minimum: Five years’ experience in clinical nursing.

Desired: Previous teaching experience

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint and the ability to learn other computer skills. Must have good organizational skills and work professionally with doctors, hospital administration and management, SEP employees and the public.

OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  1. Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team-based decision-making culture.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work independently resulting in effective outcomes and on-time performance.
  3. Experience in planning and coordinating multi-disciplinary communications strategies, strategic initiatives, and events.
  4. Must respond and follow through to requests from customers promptly.
  5. Must work carefully and precisely with attention to detail.
  6. Must utilize resources wisely.
  7. Performs duties willingly and with initiative. Shares necessary information so co-workers can do the same.
  8. Cooperates with other departments and work groups.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

List any licenses and/or certifications required to perform this position.

Certification as a Diabetes Educator