This position is a member of the Diabetes Team and is accountable for the provision of a high quality diabetes education that is therapeutically effective, demand management driven and professional for Dignity Health Medical Foundation patients through the coordination of all Dignity Health Medical Foundation health care providers, patient procedures and governing regulations.
The Diabetes Team Specialist/Registered Nurse participates and provides patient education activities within the Diabetes Team in two locations. Independently and in conjunction with Manager, Administrative and Physician managers, this position interfaces regularly with all Dignity Health Medical Foundation and Mercy Healthcare Sacramento departments.
This position has delegated authority to manage their projects and daily patient encounters. To include, patient education opportunities and support to all levels of staff and physicians, in a mentoring role and as a direct educator to patients. This position is unique to the Diabetes Team and the location is based on the organizational need and geographical configuration.
-One year experience in outpatient medical group practice environment
-Bachelors in nursing.
-Certified Diabetes Educator credential (or be exam eligible and pass exam within a reasonable allotted time period of one year) is an additional requirement; CDE may replace BSN degree due to the advanced education and experience.
Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - the fifth largest hospital system in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive healthcare services to the many communities we serve. .
As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service