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AdventHealth Pediatric Outpatient Diabetes Clinical Educator in Orlando, Florida

Description

Pediatric Outpatient Diabetes Clinical Educator

Location Address: 1801 Lee Road, Winter Park, FL 32789

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children:

  • As one of the premier children’s health systems in the nation, AdventHealth for Children sets the standard for innovation, quality and comprehensive care. Our technologically advanced, flagship facility is designed by Walt Disney Imagineers to be child-friendly.

  • Across Central Florida, there are more than 300 dedicated, pediatric beds — 200 of which are located at the tertiary children’s hospital in Orlando.

  • We have assembled a world-class team of doctors, specialists, nurses and health care professionals that utilizes some of the most advanced technologies, therapies and treatments available to care for our patients. This includes 140 pediatric specialists practicing 35 subspecialties and 800+ Pediatric specialty trained staff.

  • For a second time, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted AdventHealth for Children Magnet® recognition, which establishes the hospital as a national leader in nursing and patient care. Only seven-percent of the nation’s hospitals have received this recognition.

  • Comprehensive Heart Center with a multidisciplinary team including congenital heart disease experts and elite pediatric cardiovascular surgeons.

  • Level IV Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center featuring the highest designation awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

  • Duke Health affiliate in pediatric bone marrow transplant (BMT); the Kids Beating Cancer BMT program is the first of its kind in Central Florida and is internationally accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

  • Only pediatric liver transplant program in Central Florida, in partnership with UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

  • Level III NICU offering the highest level of care available to neonatal babies and recognized by U.S. News & World

Work Hours/Shift: Full time, Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides pediatric diabetes instruction in group and individual sessions, in accordance with patient education standards set by the American Diabetes Association and departmental policy. Provides education in all content areas, except individualized meal plan calculation for RN

  • Obtains individual patient assessment. Identifies patient/family problems or learning barriers including physical, cognitive, environmental, language/cultural, financial, psychosocial and spiritual and provides appropriate referral as necessary.

  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Accurately documents and monitors activities as needed. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by department.

  • Collaboration with inpatient staff involved in child’s care and regularly attends Pediatric Diabetes Collaborative Committee meetings.

  • Participates in community activities as requested for children and families with diabetes including but not limited to: Presentation of educational lectures to children, parents, healthcare professionals and the community in general and Diabetes camp experience.

  • Complies with the American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Program requirements for continuing education until CDE credential is obtained.

  • Educates patient/family about current areas of research both within and outside the AdventHealth Endocrine Center.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

  • Current, valid State of Florida license as a registered professional nurse

  • Bilingual candidate (Preferred)

  • One to three years of experience in field (Preferred)

  • One year of experience in diabetes specialty (Preferred)

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (Preferred)

  • Certification with the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators as Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) (Preferred)

Job Summary:

The Pediatric Outpatient Diabetes Educator (RN), under general guidance, is responsible for providing age-specific and developmentally appropriate diabetes education to children, parents and other healthcare professionals. The Pediatric Educator, under general guidance, provides timely, effective and appropriate diabetes education and clinical management support for patients with diabetes and their caregivers.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Education

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando

Req ID: 21044243

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.