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Per Diem Diabetic Educator - Plaza - Diabetes - Variable
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.
Rate Minimum $53.77 Midpoint $53.77 Maximum $53.77
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
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.