The RN Diabetes Educator (RNDE) will assess, plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate the clinical opportunities and strategies for improving delivery of diabetic patient care and staff education regarding such. The RNDE will act as a liaison with all multi disciplinary departments and services concerning diabetes education. The RNDE will develop and provide diabetes education for patients and their families on an inpatient and outpateint basis as directed.
Graduate of an accredited RN program required
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Minimum of three years clinical RN experience required
Minimum of three years experience managing the care of patients with both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Familiarity with insulin pumps preferred
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
Current Texas RN license reuqired
Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) preferred. If not CDE at time of hire, successful completion of CDE exam within 2 years of hire/transfer date is required to remain in position
Current BLS certification required -- American Heart Association
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.