Functions in the specialty role of Certified Diabetes Educator by providing direct patient care in the acute care and ambulatory settings based on consultative requests from the medical staff. Works closely with the entire medical staff and nursing staff to prepare patients for discharge in a safe, efficient manner. Provides tools and skills for homecare to patients and families. Makes recommendations to hospital staff for changes in diabetes management. Serves as an educational and informational resource to all hospital staff and the community.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Graduate of a Nursing program or Bachelors of Science in applicable field.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Two (2) years of experience in a clinical setting
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current License as a Registered Nurse(RN), Registered Dietitian (RD), or Certified Diabetes Educator(CDE) required
Experience in Diabetes Education preferred