Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an EXPERIENCED DIABETES EDUCATOR and Registered Nurse (RN)
to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Saint Mary's Hospital.
Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. As part of the diabetes educator team at the Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, this RN will work collaboratively with other educators and endocrinologists to provide the highest level of patient care and education training in both 1:1 and group settings.
The ideal candidate will teach patients both 1:1 and in group format how to manage their diabetes. This nurse should possess the Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist certification (highly preferred) or should intend to obtain it within 2 years of hire and should have experience with diabetes-related technologies including glucose meters, insulin pumps, and continuous glucose monitors.Will work in 2 locations - Hartford and Waterbury for training - and then in Waterbury on a regular basis.Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:
- Innovative Patient-Centric environment
- Great benefits
- Career growth and advancement potential
- Diverse and Inclusive Culture
Hours at the Waterbury campus may differ from Hartford campus, but schedule will be 8 hours per day. Must be able to travel to both Saint Mary's Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical CenterYou Will Be Responsible For
- Full-Time, 40 hours - Monday - Friday. No weekends, no holidays, no call
Exceptional Patient Care: Assist Physicians with managing insulin dose adjustments for patients with all types of diabetes and will assist with managing a phone triage line for patients with diabetes-related questions. RN may be asked to administer endocrine therapies not specific to diabetes, for example, osteoporosis medications, under the direction of the endocrinologists.
Strong Educator: Teach patients how to use their personal and professional continuous glucose monitors
Technical Familiarity: Utilize our electronic EMR (EPIC) for documentation of visits and should have basic Microsoft applications experience (Word, Outlook, Excel)
Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem-solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork. Will work collaboratively in a team environment but also enjoy some autonomy.
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred
Experience: 2 or more years of clinical experience
Licensure: Current Licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Connecticut
Certification: Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) certificate (highly preferred)
Technology: Microsoft applications experience (Word, Outlook, Excel).
- Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks
Experience: Diabetes Educator; Ambulatory services/chronic disease management
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Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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