RN - Diabetes Educator (FT) Peds Endo - Johnson City, TN
March 16, 2021
Johnson City, Tennessee
Full Time - Experienced
SCOPE OF POSITION The RN - Diabetes Educator is responsible for direct patient care in the provision of professional diabetes care management of patients in the Diabetes disease management program. The Educator will have working knowledge of diabetes care management including development and utilization of education and assessment tools and guides. The Educator will demonstrate skill in techniques of good patient care.
In addition, the Educator will provide monthly or periodic follow-up visits and/or calls to participants. Additionally, the Educator will maintain confidentiality of participant at all times while documenting appropriately. Additionally, the Educator will interact with Primary Care Physician and Pharmacist as needed to provide a seamless transition of care and information. This individual will utilize health coaching strategies and motivational interviewing techniques when interacting with diabetes care management participants. The Educator is responsible and accountable for the care of assigned patients. The Educator is expected to practice autonomously within the scope of professional standards, the rules and regulations established by the State of Tennessee Division of Health Related Boards, and knowledge of the policies and procedures within Ballad Health. It is vital to have a working knowledge of the diabetes care management process and demonstrate skills in developing and guiding collaborative collegial practice that delivers safe competent care. The Educator will provide resources, education, training, for peers/other providers, and will assist with development of program teaching/training tools and guides.
EDUCATION EXPERIENCE Associate's degree from an accredited Nursing program, Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum three to five years clinical experience (with emphasis on diabetes management) in a hospital, home health, or occupational health setting with substantial public contact preferred. Experience in case management and/or disease management. Must possess and maintain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The Diabetes Educator must have dependable transportation with current personal collision and liability insurance on any vehicle driven. He/she must also maintain a current driver’s license in the appropriate state. Valid and active RN licensure in appropriate state CPR required Valid and active Diabetes Educator certification?
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 3VO7
About Ballad Health
Ballad Health is an integrated healthcare system serving 29 counties of Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Northwest North Carolina and Southeast Kentucky. Our system was created to improve the health of the people we serve.
Ballad Health operates a family of 21 hospitals, including three tertiary medical centers, a dedicated children’s hospital, community hospitals, three critical access hospitals, a behavioral health hospital, an addiction treatment facility, long-term care facilities, home care and hospice services, retail pharmacies, outpatient services and a comprehensive medical management corporation.
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