Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing healthcare organization that is accredited by The Joint Commission. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.
Provides clinical management and diabetes self-management education to diabetes patients in conjunction with LIPs. Plans and presents programs to meet the assessed learning needs of healthcare providers, including patients and community, as required.
Provides educational opportunities at times and places needed. Participates in developing, updating and maintaining educational materials. Enhances diabetes education by involving patients and families and other caretakers as appropriate in the teaching and learning process.
Formulates individualized plans of care based on assessment findings, and interprets the trends in specific patient populations to achieve best practice. Develops education programs incorporating aspects of cultural diversity of population served in a collaborative environment.
Exercises discretion and judgment when providing nutritional assessments in collaboration with registered dietician and formulates individualized meal plans.
Uses an integrative and collaborative multidisciplinary approach to diabetes care and education that results in enhanced patient outcomes. Demonstrates effective teaching skills and uses a variety of instructional methods and teaching strategies.
Assists with ensuring compliance with JCAHO, DOH, Magnet and other regulatory agency standards. Assists in the maintenance of all required records for ADA certification and recertification.
Participates in activities that promote and expand the reputation and the services of the diabetes programs.
Performs other nursing functions and assists co-workers in the practice flexibly and as needed.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Must attain Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) certification within one year of hire.
One year of experience as a registered nurse in an outpatient facility or acute care healthcare facility.
AHA BLS – Healthcare Provider.
Registered Nurse – NJ.
Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong working knowledge base of endocrine/diabetic care.
Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
403(b) Savings and Retirement Program
Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.
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