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Registered Nurse (RN) - Diabetes LifeCare Center

Requisition ID:

21158822

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

At The Diabetes Life Center, we strive for a balance of career and lifestyle.  We offer a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence.  Join us in our vision to be nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care.

Job Summary:

Provides holistic, quality and cost-effective nursing care for patients/families with diabetes within the institution, service or other primary area of practice with an awareness of the scope of care.  Applies the nursing process within the context of the organization’s Framework for Professional Practice.  Functions as clinical expert in diabetes.  Assists with staff education and development.  Assists with development of policies and protocols for care of the patient with diabetes.  Delegates and supervises work appropriately.  Reports to the Diabetes LifeCare Manager. 

Qualifications

  • Current Connecticut RN License
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school (BSN Required)
  • BLS from the American Heart Association
  • CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) preferred, but not required.  Must obtain certification within 2 years of hire.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
  • The following diabetes/endocrine experience is preferred but not limited to:
    • Type 1 DM
    • Type 2 DM
    • Gestational DM
    • Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors
    • Diabetes/Endocrine direct (individual and group) patient education and management a plus.  Some evening class commitment required.
  • Electronic Medical Records experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of ADA Clinical Practice Guidelines helpful.

We take great care of careers.

 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 

 
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