Registered Nurse RN Diabetes Educator PRN (per diem)
Location:
Overland Park , Kansas
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
09722-45594
Overland Park Regional Medical Center is currently looking for a Staff Nurse RN Diabetes Educator.

Responsibilities :

  • Under minimal supervision, the Staff Nurse/Diabetes Nurse Educator provides services on an inpatient /outpatient and community basis at Overland Park Regional. Individual must be self-motivated and take initiative to be proactive in navigation of patient education needs. Actively involved in providing staff/community education. Responsibilities include but not limited to, assessment of the client's current knowledge and skill level of self-diabetes management; development of an individual plan of care; assisting the client to set achievable educational and behavior change goals; provides case management of diabetes disease process; monitors lab results and quality of life survey variances; (calculates initial insulin dosage, adjusts insulin and oral agent doses to achieve glycemic control per collaboration with physician on patients diabetes medication management.. Communicates with referring and/or primary care physician at scheduled intervals; documents client progress. Must learn and or work to maintain familiarity with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support.
Overland Park Regional Medical Center is one of the premiere medical facilities in Johnson County. The hospital is a level II Regional Trauma Center with 343 licensed bed offering acute and outpatient medical care services to the Overland Park community and the surrounding areas since December of 1978. The hospital campus features four medical office buildings, two pharmacies and the offices of more than 100 physicians.

Our services include Emergency Services, a Regional Trauma Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and The Women's Center with Level IIIB NICU, the Human Motion Institute, advanced diagnostic imaging, a Diabetes Center and many other specialty care services. We offer the latest in technological advances and we are committed to providing every patient with the highest level of care in an environment where people, compassion, community and integrity are valued.
Qualifications:
Education:

Requires graduate of school of nursing with BSN degree.

Licensure/Certification:
Current licensure in the State of Kansas required. BCLS certification required. Certification as Diabetes Educator preferred. Must be eligible for CDE exam within 2 years of hire date or at first eligible exam with successful passing of exam within two attempts. Valid driver's license.

Work Schedule:
Requires flexible hours to accommodate patient and community needs for evening classes and or weekend events.

Experience/Skills:
2 years of clinical nursing experience with a focus on patient population with chronic disease; diabetes preferred. Computer skills preferred (word processing, Windows, Access). Experience with patient documentation and electronic medical records. Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to case manage multiple client caseload.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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