Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator, Diabetes Education - PT/D

Location: 
SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Schedule: 
Part-time
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
SAD002210
Educator Instructor Teacher

Saddleback Memorial�s centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women�s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures. Saddleback Memorial Medical Center has consistently been named one of Healthgrades� America�s 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation�s hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics� Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County�s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register�s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker�s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters� lists of America�s Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial�s U.S. News & World Report �high-performance� ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

The Diabetes Coord has the knowledge in regulatory and quality certification requirements r/t glucose outcomes. As the subject matter expert, the will identify the complex inpatient who requires diabetes education and support; and provides the education personally and/or guides the staff nurse on required learning needs prior to discharge. Collaborates with the patient care team members to provide updates on glycemic matrix for SMC and current trends in diabetes care.

Qualifications: 

Experience:

3+ Years of Diabetes Education in an inpatient setting preferred

3+ Years of working as a Diabetes Educator in an ADA or DEAP outpatient setting preferred

1+ Year as a Program Coordinator for either an ADA or DEAP program preferred

Extensive knowledge in smart insulin pens and diabetes injectables preferred

Knowledgeable in both subcutaneous glucose sensors and continuous glucose sensors

Licensure/Education:

Bachelor�s Degree or higher in Nursing preferred

Current California Registered Nurse License required

Active Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred

Board Certified � Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) preferred

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