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Cert Diabetes Educ RN for High Risk OB - 8HR Days

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) is an RN Clinical Program Coordinator and is responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of care for the patients throughout the continuum of services-from initial referral to follow-up care. Serves as the primary coordinator for the interdisciplinary team, including: physicians, nurses, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, financial analysts, case managers, and support staff. Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates educational programs/projects for patients, personnel, and the community. Collects/documents data to meet clinical, financial, and regulatory requirements. Participates in the development of guidelines, protocols, pathways, and other performance improvement activities. Serves as a patient advocate throughout the patient care process. Represents the Medical Center at regional and national meetings/conferences. The Clinical Program Coordinator provides nursing care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, and the Plan for Provision of Care to Patients, CSMC Code of Conduct, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Patient Education Plan and Nursing Strategic Plan. He/she maintains competency skills including the ability to provide care to special patient populations and patient with diverse cultural backgrounds. He/she can identify the ability of the patients to follow directions/instructions and give consent. He/she can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide a safe environment; and provide appropriate assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the patient population. The CDE/Clinical Program Coordinator is responsible for evaluation and control of diabetes and other health risks to meet the goal of diabetes education to improve the outcome before and during pregnancy for women who have diabetes. Diabetes Educators are certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. The CDE helps patients deal with the challenge of diabetes before and during pregnancy and provides ongoing support.
Educational Requirements:BSN Required, MSN preferredBLS requiredLicenses:California RN LicenseCertification as Diabetes Education from the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators is required.Experience:Two years experience as an RN required. Must have experience in diabetes education. Prefer experience with diabetes in pregnancy in a high risk obstetric clinical setting.Physical Demands: Carrying, hearing/listening, lifting (up to 25lbs), Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Sitting, Speaking, Squatting, Kneeling, Standing and Walking
Working Title: Cert Diabetes Educ RN for High Risk OB - 8HR Days
Department: Prenatal Diagnosis Ctr
Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Nursing
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Cert Diabetes Educ RN for High Risk OB - 8HR Days, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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