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EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Diabetes and Nutrition Center Quality Coordinator / Certified Diabetes Educator                                                                    posted 09/23/18

Good Shepherd Medical Center
Hermiston, OR 97838
Day shift; 40 hours a week

The Diabetes and Nutrition Center Quality Coordinator ensures implementation of the Standards and oversees the DSMES services. The quality coordinator is responsible for all components of DSMES, including evidence-based practice, service design, evaluation, and continuous quality improvement. The quality coordinator assumes a lead role in all components of Nutrition services, including program development, evidence-based practice, service design, and continuous quality improvement.

SALARY: $34.18 - $46.14 DOE

EDUCATION:
Required:   Bachelors degree in nutrition/dietetics, or related health field
Desired:       Masters in Nutrition, Education or related health field                                  

EXPERIENCE:
Required: Experience in program development and management of individuals with chronic disease.    Desired:    Expertise in diabetes education. Proficiency in diabetes medication adjustment and recommendation. Expertise in Integrative Nutrition.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATIONS:
Required: Appropriate/current license in professional field.  Desired:   Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certification in Diabetes Education from the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) or in process/willingness to becoming certified. Certification in Integrative Nutrition.

For more information and/or to apply online visit our website at: www.gshealth.org

  • Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist                               posted 9/22/2018

University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Diabetes Care Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our team at University of Washington Medical Center.   The Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist: 
• Provides consultation to clinical teams, including physicians, advance practice providers, pharmacy, electronic medical record analysts, patients and families, and nursing staff related to diabetes and/or glycemic control. 
• Collaborates with other providers and clinical resources to ensure coordination and continuity of diabetes care across settings and over time. 
• Facilitates collaboration with the Inpatient Glycemic Team and Outpatient Diabetes Care Clinic to ensure continuity of care. 
• Provides patient and/or family with health education, diabetes self-management education (DSME), counseling and referrals to other health professionals and community resources as appropriate. 
• Participates as a key member of the interdisciplinary team through the development of collaborative and innovative glycemic care practices and evaluation of patient care outcomes. 
• Evaluates quality outcomes through participation in the development of glycemic control quality indicators. Member of the UW Medicine Diabetes Strategic Pathways Committee
• Oversees Subcutaneous Insulin Pump, Continuous Glucose Monitor and other diabetes technology usage at UWMC. 
• Ensures nursing education is current regarding diabetes/glycemic control best practices.
• Participates on Surgical Blood Glucose Management Committee to ensure safe and therapeutic glycemic control for patients through the peri-op period. 
• Provides consultation and support to Med-Specialty Clinics for assistance with glycemic management of patients after solid organ transplant. 

Position is 80%, days.  Requirements: 
• Graduate degree from an accredited nursing education program with a CNS or NP focus 
• Training and experience in diabetes management across the continuum 
• Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment 
• Effective interpersonal and leadership skills 
• Experience providing diabetes self-management education (DSME) 
• Experience providing interdisciplinary staff education 
• Active and unencumbered Washington State RN license 
• Active and unencumbered Washington state Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner license 
Preferred skills: 
• Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or board certified Advanced Diabetes Management certifications 
• Experience with diabetes technologies including subcutaneous insulin infusion pumps, continuous glucose monitors, closed loop systems, and artificial pancreas developments.

For more information and/or to apply, click here

 

  • Certified Diabetes Educator                                     posted 08/08/18

Northwest Primary Care
Seattle, WA

Req #: 159155

Department: NORTHWEST HOSPITAL & UW MEDICINE POPULATION HEALTH

Job Location Detail: Northwest Hospital (Seattle)

Closing Info:  Open Until Filled

Salary:          Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Shift:  First Shift

Job posting online at http://bit.ly/2nsjY8E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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