Clinical Diabetes Nurse

Location
Maryland, United States
Posted
16 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2019
Ref
12478
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME 
Starting Salary Range: $60,342-$83,304
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 8:30-5:00 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 200 North Wolfe St 
Department name: 10003077-SOM Ped Endocrine 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The Clinical Diabetes Nurse Educator will provide diabetes education to pediatric patients and their families in an outpatient setting. The educator will respond to phone calls from parents of newly diagnosed children and adolescents with diabetes and provide education to help bridge the transition from inpatient to outpatient diabetes care. The educator will respond to phone calls regarding sick day management and day-to-day type 1 and type 2 diabetes concerns. He/she will also be responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Pediatric Diabetes Program, including intensive diabetes management with insulin pump therapy and new technologies. The educator will collaborate with a dynamic and dedicated group of physicians, nutritionists, psychologists, social workers and other staff to establish diabetes management plans and ensure continuity of care.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing support for outpatient clinical area. Practice nursing to deliver safe, therapeutic care.
  • Practice nursing per clinical protocols and under the nursing scope of practice for the State of Maryland.
  • May assist in overseeing clinical operations for area.
  • Serve as a resource for support staff - i.e., PSC's, MA's, MOC's, etc.
  • Triage patient calls.
  • Provide patient education.

Minimum qualifications:

Must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.

Preferred qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline preferred.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) with experience with diabetes technology is preferred but not required.    

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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