BJC Careers

Diabetes Educator- Primary Medicine Clinic

Saint Louis, MO
Clinical Services and Support


Job Description

Job ID: 1176715
Employment Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

This department covers both In-hospital coverage and Wohl Clinic coverage. Staffing consist of 1 RN/RD, 2 RD¿s, 4 RN¿s. All are certified Diabetic Educators. Hospitalized patients are seen via referral from a licensed medical provider (RN, MD, PA NP).Patients have a diagnosis of Diabetes or are pre- diabetic and need counseling. Often involves the teaching of what Insulin is and the delivery of the Insulin and also other oral agents they may be prescribed. Survival skills are taught to the patient and the patients are instructed to seek out an out patient program for additional teaching.


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Role Purpose

Provides Diabetes and Nutritional educational services and community resources for inpatients and outpatients. Maintains a case load of patients and promotes program development.


Responsibilities

  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
  • Provides accurate documentation as required.
  • Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their condition.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert Diabetes Educator
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    Additional Job Information

  • 24 Hours per Week -
  • Days - 12 hour shift utilized in clinical areas, may start at 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 am -

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer