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RN Patient Diabetes Educator

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information

  • Salaried -
  • Days -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1220772
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

The Education Department provides state of the art, comprehensive, continuing education for all employees. To facilitate innovative, progressive, lifelong opportunities for all employees and the community we serve. The Education Department promotes a culture of continuous learning through the sharing of information to promote opportunities for personal and professional growth for all employees within the organization.


Overview

Role Purpose

Provides Diabetes and Nutritional educational services and community resources for inpatients and outpatients. Maintains a case load of patients and promotes program development.


Responsibilities

  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.
  • Provides accurate documentation as required.
  • Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their condition.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

 

Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing/Nutrition/related

 

Experience

  • <2 years

 

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

 

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

 

Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • Cert Diabetes Educator

 


Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , RN Patient Diabetes Educator, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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