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Intermountain Healthcare RN Patient and Family Educator (Endocrinology) Diabetic Clinic Education in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job Description:

This position provides specialized education for patients, families, and members of the community. The RN Patient Family Educator position conducts training from approved curriculum resources. This position may conduct needs assessment and individualize educational activities as appropriate for participants. This position participates in curriculum updates and revisions based on current research and policy revisions.

Job Essentials

Implements education programs for designated group(s) and / or unit(s).

Teaches classes and adapts delivery of education to meet audience needs.

Provides effective coaching to patient, family or community as necessary.

Shares expertise to support staff curriculum development as necessary.

Participates in curriculum updates and revisions based on current research and policy revisions.

Remains current with applicable clinical information and increases knowledge utilizing research-based information. Takes accountability for personal development and knowledge base.

Maintains clinical competency in designated area for age groups served by performing (formally or informally) in the clinical setting.

Helps identify and promote quality improvement. Shares information with physicians and staff and may assist staff in developing a plan of care for applicable education audience to address problem areas.

Oversees applicable supplies (as needed per educational content).

Performs all accountabilities of Registered Nurse for patient care (as applicable), including all applicable policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Follows-up with patients as needed.

Job Duties specific to RN Patient Family Educators working in Diabetic Education:

(If in hospitals) Make rounds on patients and provide coaching to patients and family members.

Delivers diabetes education to class participant and/or provide individual teaching that supports diabetes management.

Minimum Qualifications

Current RN License in state of practice.

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Basic Life Support Certification for healthcare providers.

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Unit specific certification as required (i.e., ACLS, PALS, etc).

One year of clinical experience in area of specialty.

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Experience or training in teaching or educating.

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Bachelor's degree in nursing required or willing to obtain by June 2022. ** Note: Anyone hired or promoted into R.14 grade on or after July 1, 2017 must obtain their BSN degree on or before June 1, 2022. After that date in June 2022, all future promotions to grade R14 will require a BSN.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.

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Education experience in a clinical environment.

Board Certified - National Diabetes Educator

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to assess patient needs.

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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.


Salt Lake Clinic

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Salt Lake City

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Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

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