PATIENT EDUCATOR-DIABETES

Owensboro Health - 42301
October 14, 2020
PATIENT EDUCATOR-DIABETES Nursing Hours: 8-4:30 Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-76 - 40282A
Job Summary Provides diabetes education to patients, caregivers, staff, and the community. # Job Responsibilities Provides diabetes self-management education and training to diabetic patients and their family members utilizing curriculum approved by the American Diabetes Association. Works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary diabetes care team to implement plan of care. Reinforces diabetes education and instruction to staff nurses and support staff. Develops and distributes educational materials to community. Qualifications Associate#s degree or higher or Diploma in Nursing required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in Dietetics required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in Nutrition required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. A minimum of 3 years# relevant experience required RN - Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire OR Dietitian - Licensed Dietitian in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position AND Diabetes - Certified as a Diabetes Educator by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) required within 24 months of employment in this position OR Diabetes - Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) required within 24 months of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.