Clinical Nurse IV - Patient Health Education - PT - Days at Careers
Job Description & Salary Range
UC Title: Clinical Nurse IVPosition Number: 10006030Reports to: Administrative Nurse IVWorking Title: Clinical Nurse IVCost Center: Patient Health Education (8770)Bargaining Unit: NXFLSA: NonexemptJob Code: 9137Date Created: 12/03/2014Shift: Day ShiftHours: 20.00
Position Summary: The primary focus of this position is to provide diabetes education to patients and staff at UC Irvine Health and ensure that the diabetes program meets evidence based best practice standards. The Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) RN is responsible for designing, promoting and evaluating the patient/family diabetes education program for UCI Health. The CDE is 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. The CDE will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to develop policies and protocols pertaining to diabetes.
The CDE RN will apply the nursing process in providing patient/family education in the inpatient and outpatient setting, and will participate in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of staff educational programs. The CDE RN serves as a role model and clinical resource to colleagues, staff, patients and students.
Rate Minimum $51.77 Midpoint $61.42 Maximum $71.07
Required Qualifications: Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workloadBasic Life SupportCertified Diabetic EducatorCertified Diabetic Educator (CDE) with a minimum of 3 years of experience working as a CDE at an acute care facilityCertified Pump Trainer (CPT) - 3 pumps, 1 sensorDemonstrated ability to develop curriculum for patient and staff educationDemonstrated teaching/education/in-service skills for patients and staffExcellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishMust demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the jobRegistered Nurse
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in NursingBoard 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.
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