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EMPLOYMENT

  • Certified Diabetes Educator                 posted 5/23/2018                   

Maternal Fetal Medicine EvergreenHealth       Kirkland, WA

Shift: Day Hours 24hrs/wk 0830am - 5pm- but may be flexible

Salary Offers Competitive Wage & Generous Benefit Package

Job Summary
Provides nutritional care services, education and instruction to patients with diabetes and other medical conditions associated with pregnancy. Through education and counseling, provides patients with the ability to self-manage their own nutritional and diabetes care.
Primary Duties

  1. Assesses educational needs and provides comprehensive education to the diabetic patients in MFM.
  2. Anticipates and plans appropriately to address the individual diabetes educational needs of patients and their families as appropriate.
  3. Promotes good public relations between patient, family members, hospital, and community.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:
REQUIRED for the position:

  • Bachelor's degree in nutrition or dietetics
  • Registered Dietitian (RD) in good standing with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • 1 year of experience in clinical dietetics
  • Current CPR Healthcare Provider within 7 months of hire

DESIRED for the position:

  • Master's degree
  • 2 years of experience working as an outpatient diabetes educator
  • 1 year of experience in pregnancy

Further information and application.

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  • Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist                               posted 5/22/2018
    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

 

  • RN-Diabetes Educator                                                   posted 05/02/2018
    The Everett Clinic
    Everett, WA

Under general supervision, coordinates direct and indirect patient care activities, providing necessary support to the physician and colleagues within established guidelines.  Provides quality patient care by assuring a smooth work and patient flow within the department. Interacts with physicians, patients, families, other staff, and ancillary services in a caring, respectful, and professional manner. Provides individualized diabetes self-management education/ training to individuals and groups according to the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional performance for Diabetes Educators.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of diabetic teaching experience.

Contact information for job seekers:  https://davita.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/DMG_External/job/99468---HCP-WA-10-FOUNDERS/RN-Diabetes-Educator_R0022240-1

 

  • CDE or RD                                                                     posted 04/24/2018
    Medical Device Company
    Seattle area South

Great opportunity for either a CDE or RD (scheduled to take CDE exam). My client is one of the most progressive companies in the Diabetes market place and has won numerous awards on their design of their Exclusive Medical Device used in the treatment of patients that have Diabetes.  The Clinical Specialist–Diabetes will work with the local Sales Representative by providing clinical education and product support directly to the end-user. This will encompass initial patient training, follow-up, support, troubleshooting, customer service and education for my client’s primary Diabetes Products.  The goal of this role is maintain the highest quality of care for patients, increasing referrals and sustaining patients on their product.

http://www.theclinicalsearchgroup.com/careers/apply/?job=10268-seattle-diabetes--clinical-specialist

Please contact the recruiter, Erin Miller, at [email protected] or (973) 363-3193 for consideration.

 

  • RN, Planned Care Manager                                          posted 04/02/2018
    - Endocrinology & Diabetes

    Virginia Mason
    Location - Not provided

The RN Planned Care Manager is responsible for managing patient populations with chronic illness and/or multiple co-morbidities. This individual works in coordination with multiple PCPs and serves as the central link to an identified population of patients. Through skilled assessment, education, collaboration and coordination of healthcare and community resources, the RN Planned Care Manager assists patients to gain self-efficacy/management skills, achieve optimum functional health status, and quality of life. Requirements: current WA State RN licensure, BSN, 2-5 yrs work experience as an RN, excellent patient assessment skills, ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, current working knowledge of EMR. Preferred: expereience manageing complex paitents in an abulatory setting, CDE. For more information or to apply online visit our website at http://jobs.VirginiaMason.org.

 

  • RN, Diabetes Educator                                                  posted 03/24/2018
    Whidbey Health
    Whidbey Island, WA

The RN, Diabetes Educator provides individualized diabetes self-management education/training to individuals and groups according to Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional Performance for Diabetes Educators. 

Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) may be a healthcare professional such as a RN, RD, ARNP, PA-C, MD or who has a master's degree if they are not in a discipline that can become a CDE as defined by the NCDBE.  RN position: BSN preferred.  CDE preferred.  Minimum of 6 months experience providing Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME).  Maintain or obtain 15 hours of CEU yearly, specific to diabetes, approved by providers.

www.whidbeyhealth.org

 

  • Director of Medical Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes Self-Managment
    Pullman Regional Hospital                                               posted 03/08/2018
    Pullman, WA

PRH seeks a qualified individual to develop and implement a diabetes self-management program and to direct the provision of all aspects of Medical Nutrition Therapy as pertains to inpatients, outpatients, hospital events and community events.

Bachelor’s degree in clinical nutrition, food and nutrition, or related area required. Prefer Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) and two or more years of clinical dietitian experience to include working with both hospital inpatient and outpatient populations and individuals with diabetes. Master’s degree also preferred.

Apply at http://www.pullmanregional.org/careers

 

  • Clinical Diabetes Educator (1.0 FTE)                            posted 02/08/2018
    Swedish Diabetes Educator Center
    Seattle, WA

The Clinical Diabetes Educator participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the diabetes education program at the Swedish Diabetes Education Center.

In this position you will:

  • Educate patients about diabetes, self-management in the individual or group settings
  • Assess patients self-care needs and his/her ability to manage diabetes
  • Plan and conduct continuing education programs in diabetes for allied professionals and the general public
  • Assess the needs of the patient and family, formulating educational plans, implementing the plan and revises as needed
  • Communicate information and coordinate patient care with appropriate members of the health care team

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current state Registered Nursing LicensureMedical
  • Certified Diabetes Educator or ability to obtain certification within 1 year
  • Previous nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Previous nursing experience in a community health or ambulatory care setting
  • Experience with teaching and public speaking

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Req ID: 175240

Please contact the recruiter, Katie Parsons, at [email protected] or 206-215-6412 for consideration.

 

  • Manager, Nursing and Care Management                          posted 1/23/18
    UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC)
    Seattle, WA

UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) is looking for a Manager of Nursing and Care Management to participate in the development and advancement of the clinical support infrastructure in primary care areas to include care coordination for high risk individuals with chronic illness..

The Manager actively participates with the leadership team for Nursing and Care Management to develop: 1) strategies to ensure care is coordinated between multiple providers as well as settings; and 2) processes to ensure patients receive necessary acute care appointments to minimize preventable emergency room visits and hospitalizations. 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors of Nursing, Masters of Nursing degrees, or Masters Degree in a health related field. Ability to deliver care management services or supervising nurses conducting care management services.  Experience with an EMR, particularly Epic, is highly desirable.

This position is full-time and comes with an excellent compensation package that includes a competitive starting salary, generous paid time off (4 weeks per year for new employees), and full benefits, including 401(k) and a 6% retirement plan contribution. UWNC also provides up to $99 monthly towards public transportation. UWNC proudly supports your continuing professional growth with up to $2500 annual tuition reimbursement.

Link to the position:
https://www.healthcaresource.com/uwnc/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=105134

 

  • RN Case Manager                                                             posted 01/23/18
    UW Neighboorhood Clinics
    3 openings - Factoria, Kent/Des Moines and Olympia

UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) is seeking a skilled nurse for the position of RN Care Manager, an integral member of the care team to provide care management and coordination services throughout the continuum of care.

The RN Care Manager supports complex patients by facilitating the patient's implementation of the medical treatment plan through patient-centered education of disease processes and wellness opportunities, and through self-management skill development.  The nurse assists patient access to appropriate health care services and community resource and fosters communications for the benefit of the patient.  The nurse may teach classes or conduct group visits with other team members such as the social work or dietitian.  The RN will also provide ambulatory nursing support as a member of the care team which may include procedures, walk-in triage or provide consultation to the care team staff regarding clinical issues. 

The ideal candidate will have a BSN, care management experience and at least 3 years of nursing. Demonstrated experience with Windows and Microsoft Office applications is required. Experience with an EMR, particularly Epic, is highly desirable.

This is a full-time position and comes with an excellent compensation package that includes a competitive starting salary, generous paid time off (4 weeks per year for new employees), and full benefits, including 401(k) and a 6% retirement plan contribution. UWNC also provides up to $99 monthly towards public transportation, as well as mileage reimbursement. UWNC proudly supports your continuing professional growth with tuition reimbursement.

UW Neighborhood Clinic Kent/Des Moines:
https://www.healthcaresource.com/uwnc/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=105160

UW Neighborhood Clinic Olympia:
https://www.healthcaresource.com/uwnc/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=105077

UW Neighborhood Clinic Factoria:
https://www.healthcaresource.com/uwnc/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=105075

 

 

 

 

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