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RN - Pediatric Diabetes Nurse Clinician Job

Job Number: RIH16344

Job Title: Registered Nurse / Pediatric Diabetes Nurse Clinician

Department: Division of Pedi Metabolism - 1014036

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Preferred.
Current RI Registered Nursing Licensure.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Certification in specialty preferred but not required:
Certified Diabetes Outpatient Education (RI) or Certified Diabetes Education (National)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
EXPERIENCE:
Minimum if five years relevant clinical experience with demonstrated teaching, leadership and communication skills.

The pediatric diabetes nurse reports to the director of the Pediatric Endocrinology with accountability and responsibility for development, implementation and evaluation of inpatient and outpatient diabetes management education. The diabetes nurse clinician closely articulates with the diabetes management team and other health care professionals in the role of consultant, clinical expert, education and practitioner to maintain or improve the diabetes management rendered to patients and families within the Pediatric Endocrinology practice. This person participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the patient and professional programs.