Nurse Educator (RN)- Diabetes Education - Scarborough Campus

MaineHealth | Portland, ME

Posted Date 1/10/2019
Description
  • Position Summary
    • Diabetes Nurse Educator’s main role is as a diabetes education specialist for Maine Medical Center. Additional responsibilities include acting on outcomes data, assisting with clinical diabetes management protocols or pathway development, and healthcare resource. Incumbent will be a member of the outcomes research team for the project. The Diabetes Nurse Educator will collaborate his/her work efforts with the Adult and Pediatrics inpatient units and associated care providers and the multidisciplinary inpatient glucose control project management team.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Current license and registration to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine.
    • Knowledge of nursing theory, practice and education sufficient to coordinate care for diabetic patients on an inpatient basis, acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree program in nursing, plus two years progressively more responsible related experience in the area of diabetes education.
    • Currently certified as a diabetes educator.
    • Ability to function independently in an expanded role as well as participating effectively within the team.
    • Interpersonal skills sufficient to counsel and instruct patients and families; to serve as a resource person for other health care professionals in the institution who are involved in the care of diabetic patients, and to conduct formal educational programs.
    • Analytical and organizational abilities sufficient to serve as a resource, to plan and help implement the clinical program, and to promote the development of family-centered care.
Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay
Industry
Healthcare | Nursing

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