Registered Nurse Diabetes Education Specialist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


"Registered Nurse Diabetes Education Specialist- Full Time Days" AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides inpatient consultation for diabetes management and evaluation in collaboration with the primary care nurse.
  • Collaborates with Case Management on continuity of care related to glycemic management.
  • Documents assessment data and clinical recommendations grounded in evidence-based practice.
  • Assists with coordination of diabetes education for all clinical staff, including physicians.
  • Provides diabetes management and care orientation to new staff and students.
  • Functions as a resource, mentor and clinical expert on diabetes management for the hospital.
  •  Participates as a member of the Glycemic Management Ad Hoc Team.
  • Assists with reviewing and disseminating diabetes program quality improvement and outcomes data.
  • Flexes schedule when needed in absence of other Education Team Members
  • Maintains calendars utilizing Microsoft Outlook.
  • Assists in managing Conference Room schedules on Microsoft Outlook; proactively identifies conflicts and resolves.

What You Will Need:
  • In-depth knowledge of current diabetes treatments and management; inpatient and outpatient populations.
  • Excellent customer service, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications preferred:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Works independently and demonstrates flexibility.
  • Demonstrates professional speaking, presentation and written skills.
  • Proven record of competence in staff and patient teaching.

  • Must be fluent in the English language to understand and communicate with patient population

    Registered Nurse, State of Florida

    Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.

    Experience with current diabetes treatments and management with inpatient and out-patient populations.

  • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida required.

  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) required. Must provide proof of CDE certification or ability to obtain in 6 months.

  • Must have current AHA BLS certification.

The role of the Diabetes Education Specialist is to perform professional consultation and educational services for persons with diabetes. The program will include developing and implementing prevention strategies as well as providing education to diabetic clients and their families.   Responsible for the curriculum development for courses offered to nurses, patients and their families. Train and educate nursing staff in diabetes and health clinical procedures; coordinates in-service training, continuing education, and other related diabetes and health clinical training. Responsible to monitor the glycemic outcomes for the organization and develop appropriate action plans.

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

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