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RN Diabetes Educator ACS

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

Under general supervision, assists in developing and implementing comprehensive diabetes patient education program. In collaboration with unit based leadership, the CNE assists with patient and family education and staff training. Assists with ongoing program assessments and assures patients and families receive education that is evidence based and meets community and national standards. Additionally, the CNE participates in the coordination and facilitation of interdisciplinary patient centered diabetes care across the continuum.

Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. Master's degree preferred. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) certification preferred, will consider CDE eligible. Experience: Typically, two years of professional nursing experience, including current, practical experience as a diabetes educator. Strong skills in project design and implementation is preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Knowledge of staff education and professional nursing principles, practices, concepts, and procedures. Has knowledge of relevant educational content and appropriate delivery methods. Ability to develop and facilitate relevant and effective education for adult learners. Knowledge of standards, polices and procedures of the agency. Knowledge and utilization of a variety of educational modalities. Knowledge of performance improvement. Skill in the development, implementation and evaluation of education programs, competency, policies, procedures and standards of care. Ability to identify learning needs and assist with meeting those needs. Ability to collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary team and colleagues in the Ambulatory Care setting in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating diabetes education programs/competencies to facilitate safe patient care. Ability to identify and collaborate with content experts to develop activities to facilitate learners' achievement of the educational objectives. Ability to use computers and computer systems. -Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the Sate of Colorado or a participating compact state. Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider Certification/CPR. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred or must be eligible to apply for certification. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

Shift
Days

Work Type
Full time

Pay Range

Minimum: 36.97

Midpoint: 46.20

Maximum: 55.48

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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