Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist RN
June 4, 2021
Newport News, Virginia
Full Time - Experienced
QuadMed is seeking a part-time or full-time RN Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist to join our team in Newport News, VA. The RN Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) works within the Chronic Condition Management program. The CDCES is responsible for assessment, planning, and implementation of a customized educational program for Chronic Condition Program participants. Strong focus on Diabetes patients, and their co-morbidities, but will include other chronic conditions. Will provide Care Coordination for the multidisciplinary team through consultations and referrals to other health care professionals including: Providers, wellness coaches, exercise physiologists, and/or registered dieticians. Integrates patient assessments and health history information to develop a comprehensive, self-management care-plan for patients with chronic conditions. Will outreach to a population of high-risk patients as necessary to provide additional support and guidance to leverage patient engagement.
*This role is open to hybrid scheduling with 2+ days of working from home and remainder of the time spent in the clinic!
*$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Eligible!
Collects program participant assessment data, in a collaborative and ongoing manner
Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational content and teaching methods
Collaboratively develops an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant????
Evaluates effectiveness of educational services provided by measuring attainment of learning objectives.
Conducts a follow-up assessment of program guidelines
Documents assessment data, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant’s Electronic Medical Record
Utilizes a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members
Identifies when a program participant’s needs are outside the scope of the instructor’s practice and expertise, arranges for additional services to meet needs
Contributes to, and participates in, a continuous quality improvement process?
High School Diploma/GED required
Graduate from an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred
1 year of experience in direct care of patients with diabetes or other specialties like Endocrinology; 2 years or more preferred
Insulin pump experience preferred
Additional experience in any of the following is preferred: management of patients with chronic conditions, including but not limited to COPD, asthma, and/or hypertension
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist certification preferred, or willing to obtain within 1 year (special circumstances may allow for a 2-year completion period)
Current and valid licensure in the state of practice
Current CPR (BLS) certification or within 6 months of hire required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Able to lead and effectively manage individual and group education sessions
Intermediate computer skills (use of Internet and email)
Electronic Medical Record experience preferred.
Work independently, self-motivated
Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the care team and organization
Bilingual a plus
Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion
Internal Number: 18939
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