Nurse Diabetic Educator

Job Description

Job ID: 1188784
Employment Status: Full-Time
Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is known for outstanding patient care and offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment. Our partnership with Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians allows patients access to the latest research, medicine and technology. This hospital is conveniently located just west of I-270 at Mason Road and Olive Boulevard and offers free employee parking. With the opening of our replacement hospital, new team members will have wonderful opportunities to start and grow their career at BJC. To learn more, visit BarnesJewishWestCounty.org

The Diabetes Education Center provides Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Therapy Counseling and also is responsible for the Outpatient Diabetes Self Management Training Program (DSMT). The Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator also takes referrals for the inpatient areas.


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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

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing/Nutrition/related

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert Diabetes Educator

  • 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