Nurse Educator (RN)- Diabetes Education - Scarborough Campus
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.
Greater Portland/Casco Bay
Healthcare | Nursing
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