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Mahaska Health Partnership

Diabetic Educator

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 9th July 2018
Friday, 3rd August 2018
Category: Health Care
Department: Medical Group
Shift: Primarily day shift; some night and weekend
Job Type:
Full Time
Duration:
Travel:

Job Description:

Shift: Full-time; primarily days.

Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.  Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa (or a RN able to work in the State of Iowa).

Job Requirements: Two years clinical experience as an RN required; Previous Diabetes Education experience preferred; BSN preferred; CDE preferred; Complete 16 hours of CEU in diabetes within 3 months if not already CDE; obtain certification when eligibility criteria are met; Knowledge of Diabetes Prevention, as well as management of Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes.

Job Duties Act as the Coordinator of the Diabetes Prevention Program with responsibility of program development, implementation, and program certification; Work with current Diabetes Program Coordinator and Dietitian to provide care, consultation and education to diabetic patients in Inpatient and Outpatient settings; Collaborate with dietitian, providers, and other health professionals.  Participates in educational classes, community meetings and health fairs that will include some evening/weekend hours. 

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