AdventHealthRegistered Nurse Diabetes Education Specialist
Tampa, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Pet Insurance

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days - 4/10s

Location: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth 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.

The role you’ll contribute:

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.

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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • 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

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

  • Registered Nurse, State of Florida

  • Associate’s degree required. Bachelor’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

  • Must have current AHA BLS certification.

  • 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.

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Tampa

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $28.81 - $43.2192

  • Location: Tampa, FL

  • Job ID: 23039284

  • Job Family: Diabetes/Wellness

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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