Apply Now Diabetes Clinician/Educator FT/40HRS Job in Santa Fe
We are seeking a registered professional nurse or dietician responsible for providing quality diabetes education in collaboration with clinical management and interdisciplinary staff of the Diabetes Center, participates in the development and promotion of programs to prevent or control diabetes and its related co-morbidities. The Diabetes Educator evaluates effectiveness of center programs by means of analysis of outcome studies of center programs and activities as directed.
SKILLS: Demonstrated professional and clinical competency in diabetes education. Beginning knowledge of teaching, counseling and evaluation principles and techniques. Basic leadership abilities, high degree of self-confidence; self-motivated; effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas; read, interpret and follow instructions; beginning computer, research and data management skills; basic understanding of regulatory body standards, New Mexico Board of Nursing and Continuing Education Board requirements. Willingness to learn to read, write, and communicate in Spanish is necessary, if not bilingual. Working knowledge of all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Explorer and Outlook
EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) or successful completion of a Registered Dietician Program. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree is preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico Registered Nurse or Registered Dietician license required. BLS certification issued through American Heart Association required. Current certification in diabetes education by the NCBDE or two (2) years clinical experience in diabetes with consistent progress towards certification is strongly preferred. Valid New Mexico Driver's License required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience including working in an acute care setting and as a diabetes patient educator.