September 02, 2016
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Per Diem Diabetic Educator - Plaza - Diabetes - Variable

University of California- Irvine - Irvine, CA

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  • Company
    University of California- Irvine University of California- Irvine
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Part Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Incumbent provides diabetes education to patients and staff at UC Irvine Health and ensure that the diabetes program meets evidence based best practice standards. Incumbent is responsible for designing, promoting and evaluating the patient/family diabetes education program for UCI Health. Responsible for providing education in diabetes self-management to patients, and their families, newly diagnosed with diabetes, as well as for those managing diabetes for years. Works closely with the multidisciplinary team to develop policies and protocols pertaining to diabetes. Applies the nursing process in providing patient/family education, and will participate in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of staff educational programs. Serves as a role model and clinical resource to colleagues, staff, patients and students.

Salary Range:

Rate Minimum $53.77 Midpoint $53.77 Maximum $53.77

Required Qualifications:

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Basic Life Support

Certified Diabetic Educator

Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) with a minimum of 3 years of experience working as a CDE at an acute care facility

Certified Pump Trainer (CPT) - 3 pumps, 1 sensor

Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum for patient and staff education

Demonstrated teaching/education/in-service skills for patients and staff

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Registered Nurse

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.