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Outpatient Diabetes Educator PRN

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Zephyrhills
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:


Outpatient Diabetes Educator AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:


You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes.
  • Regularly works with medical staff to provide basic and comprehensive diabetes education training and skills for referred outpatients.
  • Conducts initial assessment and reassessment of patient/family's education needs and develops a specific plan of care to meet those needs.
  • Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response; evaluates overall teaching plan for effectiveness in achieving optimal established goals and optimal outcome.
  • Utilizes and coordinates resources to provide appropriate continuum of care for the patient/family.



What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Dietary, Pharmacy and/or Exercise
  • 2 years in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting involving diabetes treatment and education
  • Current Florida Licensure with active CEU status
  • Commitment to acquire Certified Diabetes Educator status within accumulation of 1000 hours of direct diabetes education from hiring date.  All reported hours towards the CDE Exam will require supportive documentation.
  • Current in Basic Life Support or obtains within Introductory period. 
  • MA/MS Degree in Nursing, Dietary, Pharmacy and/or Exercise, preferred
  • 5 years in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting involving diabetes treatment and education, preferred
  • Current Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), preferred



Job Summary:

Responsible for assessment, plan, intervention, and evaluation of Basic and Comprehensive Diabetes Self -Management Training Medical Nutrition Therapy to all patients referred to AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City Diabetes Program.  Maintains current knowledge of diabetes and adheres to all processes according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) National Diabetes Education Standards and FHMS ADA Program Recognition standards. Provides optimum diabetes education to young adult patients through geriatric age. Requires diabetes education support at both hospitals and includes scheduled community outreach events.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Brandon , Outpatient Diabetes Educator PRN, Other , Zephyrhills, Florida

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