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Regional Diabetes Education Coordinator (RN)

Requisition ID:

22154804

Business Unit:

Windham Hospital

Location:

Willimantic, 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. 
 
For more than 75 years, Windham Hospital has treated patients with the latest high-tech equipment, operated by some of the most skilled and compassionate medical professionals available. We seek to meet the total healthcare needs of people from throughout Northeastern Connecticut. Our staff members are proud to live and work in this area, and are committed to providing quality healthcare to our community.

JOB SUMMARY
The Diabetes Nurse Education Coordinator provides state of the art diabetes education in a variety of settings to patients and their families/care partners, helping to optimize diabetes management.  The Diabetes Nurse Educator also participates in the development of educational materials and serves as a resource for quality diabetes information for patients and other health care team members.  Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient’s age specific needs and age-specific treatment and care.

Qualifications

Education: Associates Degree in Nursing; Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.

Experience: Three (3) years of RN experience required.  One to two years of experience in the care and education/counseling of patients with diabetes or another chronic disease required. Academic and/or experiential preparation in program management and in the care of people with a chronic disease required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Current Connecticut RN license required. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Board Certified- Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) required or must pass exam within 1 year of eligibility.

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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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