posted

30+ days ago

Location

Brockton, MA

Description

The Diabetes Education Coordinator oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Hospital’s Diabetes Self-Management Program.  Ensures that high quality diabetic education is delivered through a coordinated and systematic program.  Provides a variety of patient education activities, outreach and staff education.  Works with key stakeholders to provide current information and support patient choice and options.  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization may exist.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Must be able to reasonably make appropriate judgment in communications and actions with patients, physicians, other associates, outside agencies, and vendors.  Must be able to work independently to maintain daily operations of program and work to make enhancements as needed to assure the highest quality program and content.  Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing with appropriate Massachusetts licensure.  Must be a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE).  Must have at least 1 year experience as a CDE working in the acute care setting.  Experience with Meditech preferred.  Ability to use Microsoft office products preferred.  Must embrace and work within the principles of our core management system which is based on Lean/Operational Excellence combined with our Culture of Safety. This culture has resulted in a sustained 90% reduction in employee injuries and serious patient events and has led to the receipt of numerous safety and quality awards.  New employees, managers, providers or leaders, will be provided with training that will introduce them to these key aspects of our culture and will be expected to utilize the skills and tools in their daily work.