Diabetes Educator
Yuma Regional Medical Center - Yuma, AZ

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The Diabetes RN Educator collaborates with other members of the healthcare team, patients, and families to consult on and facilitate diabetes education within the organization and the community. The Diabetes RN Educator’s focus is on consultations for patients that are newly diagnosed and/or have complex diabetes management needs. The Diabetes RN Educator makes decisions guided by evidence based best practices, as well as policies, procedures, guidelines and standards.

Posting Department
Nursing Administration

Area of Interest
Nursing

Start Date
Open Until Filled

Work Week
variable

Daily Hours 8

Bi-Weekly Hours
40

External Education
Education Required:
Registered Nurse with Arizona or compact state licensure. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Basic life support for healthcare providers.

Education Preferred:
Master Degree in Nursing or related field. Certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).

External Experience
Experience Required:
2 years of experience in an acute care hospital setting working with diabetic patients. Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment)

Experience Preferred:
3 years of experience as a Diabetic Educator in an acute care hospital setting. Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic health record systems.

Requires Call
No

Relocation
No

Job Status
HRLY-.5 FTE

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As the only full-service acute care hospital between Phoenix and San Diego, YRMC offers you a rare opportunity to find a rewarding career...