Required to float throughout the Sharp Rees Stealy sites.
8-hour shift, no weekends
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
- Masters preferred
- Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure required
- Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred
- BCLS certification required
- 3-5 years acute care or clinical specialty experience in the area of diabetes required
- Advanced clinical skills in the area of diabetes, hypertension, and lipid disease management
- Knowledge of all pertinent medication actions and adverse effects
- Bilingual (English/Spanish or Tagalog) preferred
This position is for a Diabetes Disease Manager who will assess, plan, intervene and evaluate patient outcomes for individuals with diabetes whose current status is outside the target range. Diabetes Disease Managers carry a caseload taken from a population of individuals whose diabetes acuity has been determined to be severe, using a stratification process that incorporates data from available encounter, lab, medication, and admission databases. Within the SRS clinical setting, she/he collaborates with patients, families, caregivers, primary care physicians and endocrinologists to develop, implement and modify the plan of care for individuals with type 2 and type 1 diabetes, based on an in-depth assessment and interventions which support national standards for diabetes care and for the disease management process. The Diabetes Disease Manager is an expert clinician and educator, using patient-centered communication skills to assist the patient with self-management goal setting, and to motivate the patient to achieve those goals. She/he adheres to established policies and performs rigorous documentation according to established standards. Performance and patient outcomes are monitored monthly.
This Diabetes Disease Manager position is with the Dietician Department of Sharp Rees Stealy (SRS). The department employs case managers who telephonically manage SRS patients with diabetes. The team includes, but is not limited too, Case Managers, Diabetes Specialist Educators and support Staff.
With 400 primary and specialty care physicians providing care at 20 facilities throughout the region, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group is one of the largest, most comprehensive medical groups in San Diego County, and is recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical care. For patient convenience and improved coordination of care, Sharp Rees-Stealy offers services like laboratory, radiology, physical therapy and urgent care within each clinic or nearby.
Sharp Rees-Stealy has also opened two remarkable state-of-the-art medical office buildings. One located in Downtown San Diego and the other in Sorrento Mesa. Both will provide their communities with leading edge care for decades to come.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
- Lift up to 10 pounds
- Push/Pull up to 25 pounds
- Carry up to 10 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment back ground checks before starting work.
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