Perform professional nursing, consultation, and educational services for persons with diabetes, and provides community health education. Develop curriculum on health, including research and production and act as a health care consultant by providing information on the management of diabetes for patients.
Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization
Provide education related to diabetes and the disease process; medication, diet and nutritional monitoring; foot care, prevention and care of complications; blood glucose monitoring and the techniques of self-monitoring and injection
Develop and implement educational programs for diabetic staff, patients, and families
Advise patients as to long-term complications
Provide clinical resource and consultation to staff and physicians
Assist patients in monitoring blood glucose for the purpose of medication control and adjustment for both insulin and non-insulin dependent diabetics
Assess, monitor and implement treatment plans for patients at various stages of the disease. The focus is on prevention of complications and management of stable diabetes
Provide ongoing assessment and recommendations to the treatment team and patient/family for adjustments in the plan of care as required
Document assessments, interventions and plans including recommendations and goals, progress notes and discharge summaries
Coordinate community outreach education classes to include the schools
Perform other duties as assigned
Complete annual education requirements.
Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
Report to work on time and as scheduled.
Wear identification while on duty.
Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
Communicate the mission, ethics and goals of the organization.
Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
Attend regular staff meetings and in-services.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Registered Dietitian / Nutrition Professional preferred
A minimum of two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of diabetic education services
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner
Environmentally controlled medical office environment
Fast paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent situations
Work hours subject to office needs to ensure coverage during all hours of operation
Frequent interaction with a diverse population including team members, providers, patients, insurance companies and other members of the public
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, grasping, carrying and speaking
Occasional reaching, bending and stooping
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 60 pounds, with assistance if needed
May need to lift or turn patients who are disabled, with assistance if needed
Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy and fax machine and phone
Occasional travel to attend meetings or trainings
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