RN - Diabetes Educator

City of Hope

South Pasadena, CA

ID: 7255249 (Ref.No. 10026421)
Posted: June 14, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $50.85 - $76.28 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team atCity of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Position Summary

City of Hope is seeking a dedicated and experienced Diabetes Educator Nurse to join our endocrinology service team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive diabetes education and facilitating care coordination for patients with diabetes. This position involves direct patient care, educational program development, and collaboration with the endocrinology team to ensure high-quality patient outcomes. This opportunity is for full-time, 8-hour shifts, and 40 hours per week. The clinic is open Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm.

Up to $20,000 sign-on bonus available!

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Patient Education: Provide individualized diabetes education to patients and their families, including instruction on blood glucose monitoring, medication management, insulin administration, diet, and lifestyle modifications.
  • Care Coordination: Collaborate with endocrinologists, primary care providers, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement comprehensive care plans for patients with diabetes.
  • Clinical Support: Conduct patient assessments, review medical histories, and monitor patient progress. Adjust care plans as needed based on patient feedback and clinical outcomes.
  • Program Development: Develop, implement, and evaluate diabetes education programs and materials. Stay updated with the latest diabetes management practices and integrate them into educational programs.
  • Patient Advocacy: Advocate for patients’ needs within the healthcare system. Assist patients in navigating healthcare services and accessing resources.
  • Community Outreach: Participate in community health events and workshops to promote diabetes awareness and education.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, including education provided, patient progress, and care plans. Ensure compliance with clinic policies and regulatory requirements.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Associate degree in nursing
  • To be considered for RN III - 3+ years of experience as a RN
  • To be considered for RN IV - 3+ years of experience as a RN, Current National certification, must be maintained in order to retain RN IV status, Pay Range for RN IV - $56.06-$84.09
  • Current California Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS through American Heart Association
  • CDCES Preferred

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, pleaseclick here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, pleaseclick here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $50.85 - $76.28 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.