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RN Diabetes Educator Pediatrics

Company: Methodist Hospital Careers
Location: Cibolo
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a RN Diabetes Educator you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsMethodist Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as an RN Diabetes Educator where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Diabetes Nurse Educator is a professional nurse, who independently directs, initiates and implements patient diabetes teaching and learning with a body of expertise knowledge and advanced skills, and ultimately inducing positive outcome to empower and promote behavior changes necessary for optimal health, psychological adaptation and quality of life for the patient with a chronic disease, Diabetes Mellitus. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, and working closely with nursing staff, physicians, dieticians, case managers, physical therapists, the diabetes nurse educator will assess, plan, implement, document, and evaluate educational instructions and outcomes given in a self-management directed program of diabetes education. What you will do in this role:
    • Functions independently and collaboratively with hospital health care professionals and director in the interest and the achievement of optimal care for the patient with diabetes. -
    • Focuses primary area of responsibility to the education of patients, their families and appropriate support systems about diabetes self management and related care issues. -
    • Counsels patients and/or significant other(s) concerning self-management treatment responses to potential acute and chronic situations. -
    • Utilizes the integration of a continuous nursing process beginning with a learning and training needs in-depth assessment, planning the teaching-learning process, and documents the education plan which includes but not limited to specific short and/or long-term behavior goals for diabetes self-management. -
    • Documents patients and/or significant other(s) responses to education and progress toward achievement of educational objectives and behavior change goals. -
    • Evaluates the outcomes of the diabetes education delivered to the patient with diabetes (with respect to plans of care and their implementation). -What qualifications you will need:
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas
      • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators or -Board Certified- Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) through the American Association of Diabetes Educators
      • Prefer 1 year experience in diabetes education
      • Prefer candidate that are bilingual in both English and Spanish language -Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America. As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We've recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital under Locations. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our RN Diabetes Educator opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Methodist Hospital Careers, New Braunfels , RN Diabetes Educator Pediatrics, Healthcare , Cibolo, Texas

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