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Registered Nurse RN Diabetes Educator

Overland Park Regional Medical HCA Healthcare

This is a Contract position in Olathe, KS posted May 28, 2019.

Description SHIFT: PRN SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem Registered Nurse RN Diabetes Educator
– PRN (per diem).

Must has KS RN license; Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred; experience with Diabetes and/or chronic illness required .

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Learn more about living in KC . About Overland Park Regional Medical Center Find a job in healthcare with Overland Park Regional Medical Center, located in Overland Park.

Your passion is caring.

So is ours.

Come grow your career with us-become a member of a collaborative team whose mission focuses on the care and improvement of human life.

At Overland Park Regional Medical Center, you’ll find that caring extends to both our patients and our people.

Overland Park Regional Medical Center is one of the premiere medical facilities in Johnson County.

The hospital is a licensed 343-bed facility offering acute and outpatient medical care services to the Overland Park community and the surrounding areas since December of 1978.

The hospital campus features four medical office buildings, two pharmacies and the offices of more than 100 physicians.

Our services include Emergency Services, a Regional Trauma Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, The Women’s Center with Level IIIB NICU, the Human Motion Institute, advanced diagnostic imaging, a Diabetes Center and many other specialty care services.

We offer the latest in technological advances and we are committed to providing every patient with the highest level of care in an environment where people, compassion, community and integrity are valued.

Registered Nurse RN Diabetes Educator Responsibilities : Under minimal supervision, the Staff Nurse/Diabetes Nurse Educator provides services on an inpatient /outpatient and community basis at Overland Park Regional.

Individual must be self-motivated and take initiative to be proactive in navigation of patient education needs.

Actively involved in providing staff/community education.

Responsibilities include but not limited to, assessment of the client’s current knowledge and skill level of self-diabetes management; development of an individual plan of care; assisting the client to set achievable educational and behavior change goals; provides case management of diabetes disease process; monitors lab results and quality of life survey variances; (calculates initial insulin dosage, adjusts insulin and oral agent doses to achieve glycemic control per collaboration with physician on patients diabetes medication management Communicates with referring and/or primary care physician at scheduled intervals; documents client progress.

Must learn and or work to maintain familiarity with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support.


Qualifications Education: Requires graduate of school of nursing with BSN degree.

Licensure/Certification: Current licensure in the State of Kansas required.

BCLS certification required.

Certification as Diabetes Educator preferred.

Must be eligible for CDE exam within 2 years of hire date or at first eligible exam with successful passing of exam within two attempts.

Valid driver’s license.

Work Schedule: Requires flexible hours to accommodate patient and community needs for evening classes and or weekend events.

Experience/Skills: 2 years of clinical nursing experience with a focus on patient population with chronic disease; diabetes preferred.

Computer skills preferred (word processing, Windows, Access).

Experience with patient documentation and electronic medical records.

Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

Ability to case manage multiple client caseload.