The Diabetes Clinical Senior Specialist will serve in a dual capacity, providing problem solving and clinical management of patients with diabetes and prediabetes at an expert level of practice in both the inpatient and outpatient setting, with the possibility of cross campus coverage. Provides leadership and development of the patient care team for the interdisciplinary phase of inpatient care. Is able to create and apply programs, conduct evaluations and accepted clinical research findings to secure clinical and program outcomes. The Diabetes Clinical Senior Specialist’s primary focus is on the provision of direct and indirect patient care in managing the healthcare needs of the identified patient population.
Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science degree required, Masters preferred
Minimum Experience: Advanced training in diabetes preferred. Minimum two years’ work experience in the education of persons with type 1, type 2, gestational and prediabetes. Certified Insulin Pump Trainer in at least 1 device. Knowledge of Continuous Glucose Monitoring preferred. Inpatient experience preferred.
Required Certification/Registration: NYS licensed Registered Nurse or Registered Dietitian (RD or RDN). Certification in Diabetes Education (CDE). Current Basic Life Support (BLS).
Physical Requirements: Position will primarily be light work requiring lifting up to 25 pounds with occasional lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Occasional bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, and reaching is required. Requires 80% sitting and 20% standing or walking.
Internal Number: 2019-19303
The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (now known as Garnet Health) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional and Orange Medical Groups and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Catskill Regional Medical Center - Harris, Catskill Regional Medical Center - Callicoon and Orange Regional Medical Center) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum... of care including:
606 licensed inpatient beds
Ambulatory surgery services
Skilled nursing units
Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty
Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment
Orthopedic services including joint replacements
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Outpatient diagnostic imaging
Primary and family care practices
Adult day care
Mental health and chemical dependency programs
Outpatient infusion services
Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy
Rape intervention and support services
Community screenings and support groups