Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing accredited healthcare organization. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.
Providing clinical management and diabetes self-management education to diabetes patients in conjunction with LIPs. Planning and presenting programs to meet the assessed learning needs of healthcare providers, including patients and community, as required.
Providing educational opportunities at times and places needed. Participating in developing, updating and maintaining educational materials. Enhancing diabetes education by involving patients, families and other caretakers as appropriate in the teaching and learning process.
Formulating individualized plans of care based on assessment findings and interpreting the trends in specific patient populations to achieve best practice. Developing education programs incorporating aspects of cultural diversity of population served in a collaborative environment.
Exercising discretion and judgment when providing nutritional assessments in collaboration with registered dietician and formulating individualized meal plans.
Using an integrative, collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to diabetes care and education that results in enhanced patient outcomes. Demonstrating effective teaching skills using a variety of instructional methods and teaching strategies.
Assisting with ensuring compliance with JCAHO, DOH, Magnet and other regulatory agency standards. Assisting in the maintenance of all required records for ADA certification and re-certification.
Participating in activities that promote and expand the reputation and the services of the diabetes programs.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Must attain Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) certification within one year of hire.
One year of experience as a registered nurse in an outpatient facility or acute care healthcare facility.
Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills.
Strong working knowledge base of endocrinology/diabetic care.
NJ RN license.
Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
403(b) Savings and Retirement Program
Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.
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