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Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist

Carilion Clinic
Roanoke, VA
  • Posted: November 03, 2022
  • Full-Time
Company Description

Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit healthcare organization serving nearly one million people in Virginia through hospitals, outpatient specialty centers and advanced primary care practices. Led by multi-specialty physician teams with a shared philosophy that puts the patient first, Carilion is committed to improving outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care through medical education and research.

Job Description

Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist

Sign on incentives and relocation assistance, Not for Profit eligible for Public Student Loan Forgiveness plan, Employer Funded Pension Plan and much more.

Primarily Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm with some variable hours

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke Virginia

Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Joining us, you can expect supportive leadership, inter-professional teamwork, state-of-the-art technology, extensive training and innovative learning, and advancement potential.

As a member of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Team, participates in clinical, educational, leadership, consultant and research activities related to simple to complex, Type I and II diabetic patients. Provides leadership in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, protocols and standards of practice. Supports the integration and application of evidence-based practice and critical thinking skills to provide optimal healthcare outcomes for critically injured and complex patients. Systems focused, enterprise program facilitator, leader, advisor and mentor.

  • Provides leadership in the application of the nursing process based on evidence-based practice, current research and national standards regarding DM management, education and staff/provider training.
  • Provides highly complex assessment, care planning, care, treatment and discharge/transition planning and placement to specified patients.
  • Provides leadership in promoting interdisciplinary collaboration to implement outcome-focused patient care needs; creates and manages a DM dashboard that aligns with organizational KPI's and mission.
  • Develops evidence-based clinical interventions and systems to achieve defined patient and system outcomes.
  • Coordinates care of patients with use of system and community resources to assure successful health/illness/wellness transitions, enhance delivery of care and achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Interacts frequently with nursing staff, physicians, advanced practice providers, therapists, students and other members of the health care team to coordinate care. Maintains patient, staff and customer confidentiality. Maintains accessibility throughout system and in the community as a resource person. Moderate risk of exposure to infectious diseases, hazardous materials and combative patients. High risk, stressful environment due to demands on time from multiple sources and need to shift priorities frequently. Supports the Culture of Excellence and actively practices the Carilion Health System Mission, Values, and Guiding Principles. Physical requirements include prolonged standing, reaching, walking, computer use, and limited lifting, bending and pulling.


Position Requirements:

Education: . Master's Degree in Nursing required.

Experience: Minimum 5 years of nursing experience. Minimum experience of 1-2 years working with an endocrinologist. Experience with a Diabetologist is preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Current nursing licensure and specialty certification. Registration as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the state of Virginia or will obtain within six months of hire. Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) required.

Other: . Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills. Ability to think globally and communicate a vision

Additional Information

About the Roanoke Valley

The Roanoke Valley is a metro area of 300,000 and has consistently been rated among the "best places to live" in the nation and features exceptional schools, low cost of living, inexpensive real estate, and abundant outdoor activities in an exceptional setting along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, Smith Mountain Lake, and surrounding areas.

The Roanoke Valley was named one of the ten most bike-friendly areas in the United States by USA Today Travel and our mountain biking has been featured by internationally-known outlets such as Pinkbike, Singletracks, Men's Journal, and Mpora. The popular Carvins Cove is regarded as a bucket list trail system for mountain bikers from around the world.

Interested in hiking? Roanoke is the largest city on the Appalachian Trail, and the local trio of Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs has become collectively known as the Triple Crown of Virginia - showcasing three of the most beautiful summits of the A.T.

The region is home to the Blue Ridge Parkway, regarded as "America's Favorite Drive" because of its spectacular beauty, Smith Mountain Lake - the "Jewel of the Blue Ridge," and four amazing Virginia State Parks.

Located at the southern tip of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, easy interstate access allows for driving distance to the Atlantic Ocean beaches and major metropolitan areas.

About Carilion

At Carilion, our employees know they can depend on each other to give their all every day, working together to do the job right. Our sense of family is what makes us a strong, growing organization. If you're looking for a place where talents are embraced, discoveries are made and care makes a real difference, this is where it all happens.

Together we have been recognized with designations, awards, and honors, accreditation by The Joint Commission, magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, and five-star Excellence in Healthcare Awards for patient experience by Professional Research Consultants just to name a few.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Carilion Clinic


1906 Belleview Avenue Southeast

Roanoke, VA
24014 USA



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