Goshen Health DIABETES PATIENT EDUCATOR (RN or RD) in Goshen, Indiana

Requisition #: 5571 Entity/Department: Goshen Hospital / Diabetes Education Shift/Hours: Days / Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period

Conducts comprehensive inpatient and outpatient diabetes education while maintaining standards of nursing practice applicable to patient education. Maintains standards established by the American Association for Diabetes Educators and American Diabetes Association. Ensures that the National Standards for Diabetes Self -Management Education are met and maintained during classroom and individual patient instruction. Collaborates with an inter-disciplinary team of health care professionals in the provision of educational experiences that allows patients and their families to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for effective diabetes self- management.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Registered Nurse or Registered Dietician

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Minimum Experience:

  • 3 years experience in patient education

Certifications Required:

  • Certified Diabetes Educator or continuing education units in diabetes, to meet with ADA recognition DSME program