DaVita RN, Certified Diabetes Educator in ARCADIA, California

RN, Certified Diabetes Educator

Description

DaVitaMedical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physiciannetworks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington inits pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified andcompassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerlyHealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives andsocial responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, ModernHealthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

Weare committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients andto taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcaredelivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

Ifyou're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable,well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer foryou.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION

Responsiblefor developing and implementing the outpatient diabetes program for HealthCarePartners (HCP).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communicationskills that demonstrate HealthCare Partners’ (HCP) commitment to superiorcustomer service, including quality, care and concern with each and everyinternal and external customer.

  • Participates as a member of interdisciplinaryhealthcare team to facilitate the continuum of care and education of patientswith diabetes.

  • Monitors and evaluates, as needed, resourceutilization, patient outcomes, patient’s skills in self-care, and patient’sability and readiness to learn.

  • Counsels and educates individual patientappropriately on diabetes care in conjunction with patient’s medical provider(medication adjustment, exercise, diet, sick days, etc.)

  • Evaluates blood glucose records to determineefficacy of current medication therapy, solve hypo/hyper-glycemia problems, andmake needed adjustments.

  • Ensures correct and timely documentation inpatient’s medical record following individual consultation.

  • Develops and conducts group presentations andrelated educational programs as needed.

  • Develops and maintains patient education materialsrelating to diabetes.

  • Serves as a resource for clinic staff, home healthand other departments.

  • Uses, protects, and discloses HCP patients’protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health InsurancePortability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college and/or aprofessional certification requiring formal education beyond a two-yearcollege.

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing.

  • Current California RN license.

  • Certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum:

  • Over 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience.

Preferred:

  • 2 to 3 years experience in diabetes care.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Computer literate.

  • Microsoft Office applications skills (Word, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to type 25 wpm.

  • Effective communication and teaching skills.

Primary Location CA-ARCADIA - 91006

Req ID: 307805