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RN Diabetes Educator

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Southpointe Clinic

Location: Fargo, ND

Address: 2400 32nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103, USA

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Starting Rate: $29.50

Job Summary

Educates patients on self-care involved in the diagnosis of diabetes; collects patient data to monitor health status and proactively manage the patient's condition. Organizes diabetes self-care materials including nutrition, medication, physical activity and glucose testing. Educates patients on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in the diagnosis of diabetes. Demonstrates familiarity with pathophysiology, epidemiology, and clinical practice consistent with practice level. Collects patient data on a regular basis, in order to monitor their health status. Makes suggestions on how to improve health conditions based on the analysis of patient data; refers patients with specific problems to other healthcare providers. Applies principles of program and/or business management to create a climate that supports successful self-management of diabetes. Educates patients on self-care and lifestyle changes involved in the diagnosis of diabetes.

Qualifications

Must have a bachelor’s degree in nursing or willing to obtain within three years. Graduate from an accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) preferred.

Two years of experience as a clinical nurse is required with demonstrated leadership skills. Previous experience and knowledge of Diabetes Management preferred.

Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Must hold certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator from the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators or obtain that certification within three years when eligible. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Nursing

Req Number: R-70118

Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Fargo , RN Diabetes Educator, Other , Fargo, North Dakota

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