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Registered Nurse(Rn) Diabetic Educator

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HCA Houston , TX 77020

Posted 7 months ago

West Houston Medical Center Houston, TX

RN - Diabetic Educator - PRN - Department of Education

West Houston Medical Center has been offering exceptional care to the West Houston community for 30 years. With more than 1,200 members on our care team and 400 of the region's most talented doctors, we are able to provide nationally-recognized quality care.

Our hospital in Houston provides a wide range of services, several of which are nationally accredited or affiliated:

  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery

  • Breast Center

  • Cancer Treatment

  • Cardiovascular Center

  • Diabetes Management

  • Ear, Nose and Throat

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Gastroenterology

  • Neurosciences

  • Orthopedics

  • Rehabilitation

  • Senior Care

  • Sleep Disorder Center

  • Women's Services

  • Wound Healing

West Houston Medical Center is currently looking for a DIABETIC EDUCATOR - Department of Education

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Diabetic Patient Educator is an expert with the clinical interventions needed for patients related to diabetes and disease management. This individual will provide diabetes management services to inpatients and outpatients with attention to diabetes treatment modalities and education. The diabetes educator, as a member of the health team, will collaborate with the caregiver, manager, physician, and all disciplines to diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate care of an individual or group of patients utilizing network resources, standards of practice, research studies and available clinical support to change and improve practice.

Experience:

  • A minimum of three years of experience working in a clinical setting with patients having diabetes.

  • At least one-year experience in education, preferred.

Education:

  • Graduate of accredited college or university.

  • Current Texas State licensure required.

  • Registered Nurse Required

  • BSN required or working on BSN

Special Qualifications

  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association required.

  • Certified Diabetic Educator a plus or willing to work towards certification.

  • Excellent communication and teaching skills.

  • Spanish speaking/bilingual a plus.

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