Diabetes Educator RN

Regular Full-Time 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]

Provides health education and/or screening programs for community members, professionals and employees in the CentraState Healthcare System service area. Assists Coordinator in developing, evaluating and marketing programs.

[ Responsibilities ]
  • Utilizes effective teaching strategies and materials to present materials in a clear, concise, appropriate way.
  • Prepares materials for class as appropriate.
  • Works with the other instructors to develop course content based on the needs of participants and community members.
  • Reviews participant evaluations with Director and colleagues and makes improvements where indicated.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in teaching groups of various age levels and learning abilities.
  • Provides feedback to the Director and recommends methods to improve services.
  • Incorporates new applicable information in the field into class materials.
  • Provides opportunity for participants to evaluate program content.
  • Maintains accurate attendance records.
  • Ensures that all participants have completed necessary paperwork, including release forms where appropriate.
[ Qualifications ]

Education:

Bachelor’s Preferred

 

Work Experience:

3 Years Teaching Required

5 Years Nursing Preferred

5 Years Health Education Required

2 Years CDE experience required

Hospital Inpatient/Medical care experience required

Strong Clinical Experience required

Additional Experience Requirements

Minimum of three years teaching experience and five years nursing and/or health education experience in specialty area.

 

Licenses and Certifications:

RN or RD License / New Jersey Required

CDE – Required

BLS certification Required

Additional Certification/Licensure Requirements

Certification in teaching specialty area required.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

[ Physical Demands ]

Working Conditions:

Normal office and classroom environment with occasional visits to locations across the system and off-site. May have occasional exposure to infectious persons in teaching or health screening situations.

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting – Occasionally

Standing/Walking – Occasionally

Kneeling/Stooping – Occasionally

Bending/Climbing – Occasionally

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist – Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Frequently

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Never

Typing/Filing – Occasionally

 

Additional physical requirements:

Lifting/pulling/pushing:

1 to 10 pounds – frequently

11 to 20 pounds – occasionally

21 to 40 pounds – rarely

Must be able to demonstrate use of glucose testing devices (glucometer,lancing device) as well as insulin administration via syringe/vial and pen.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.