Nov 19, 2021

Diabetes Care & Education Specialist RN

  • Parkview Health
  • Fort Wayne, IN, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

Summary: The Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (DCES) is responsible for inpatient and outpatient education for diabetic patients within the Standard of Care set by Parkview Health System and Indiana Nurse Practice Act. Delivers comprehensive and seamless services that bridge the gap and integrate clinical and self-management aspects of diabetes and cardiometabolic care. Is an integral part of the interprofessional team and provides collaborative, comprehensive and person-centered care, and education conducive to behavior change and improved quality of life across the lifespan. Supports and advocates for people affected by diabetes to optimize quality care. Promotes self-management to achieve individualized behavioral and treatment goals that reduce risks and optimize health outcomes. Education: Must obtain Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within three years of employment or will not be eligible to continue in the role. Coursework is completed outside of work hours. Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse License by the State of Board of Nursing. Obtain certification as Certified Care and Education Specialist or Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management within 2 years of hire or when eligible to take exam. Current CPR certification. Experience: 5 years experience preferred working as an RN in clinical setting. Demonstrate excellent customer service establishes priorities and works independently. Must have good verbal written and interpersonal communication skills.