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Diabetes Educator RN Job at Fountain Health (Hamilton, Bermuda) in London

Job Description

LIVE AND WORK IN BERMUDA!

More about Fountain Health:
http://www.fountainhealth.bm/
https://www.bermudayp.com/listing/view/458586/fountain-health

More about Bermuda:
https://www.bermuda-attractions.com/bermuda_0001c4.htm
https://www.bermudiana.com/blog/living-in-bermuda-whats-it-like
https://www.gov.bm/residents

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform professional nursing, consultation, and educational services for persons with diabetes, and provides community health education. Develop a curriculum on health, including research and production, and act as a healthcare consultant by providing information on the prevention and management of diabetes for people of all ages.

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of Fountain Health.
  • Provide education related to diabetes and the disease process; medication, diet, and nutritional
  • monitoring; foot care and eye care.
  • Teach prevention and care of complications; blood glucose monitoring and the techniques of
  • self-monitoring and injection.
  • Develop and implement support groups and educational programs for diabetic staff, patients,
  • and families.
  • Advise patients as to long-term complications.
  • Provide clinical resources and consultation to staff and physicians.
  • Work closely with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Assist patients in monitoring blood glucose for the purpose of medication control and
  • adjustment.
  • Assess, monitor, and implement treatment plans for patients at various stages of the disease.
  • The focus is on the prevention of complications and self – management of stable diabetes.
  • Provide ongoing assessment and recommendations to the treatment team and patient/family
  • for adjustments in the plan of care as required.
  • Document assessments, interventions, and plans including recommendations and goals, progress
  • notes and discharge summaries.
  • Coordinate community outreach education classes
  • Perform other duties as assigned and help with the day to day function of the office.

Other Relevant Functions:

  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Complete annual education requirements.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Comply with all policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
  • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services.

Professional Requirement:

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to determine the appropriate course of action in more complex situations.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive
  • attitude.
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of
  • work.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information.
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional
  • manner.
  • Position requires light to moderate work with 50 pounds maximum weight to lift and carry.
  • Position requires reaching, bending, stooping, and handling objects with hands and/or fingers,
  • talking and/or hearing, and seeing.

Qualifications:

  • Eligible for registration with Bermuda Nursing Council
  • Must have a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or any equivalent certification in your country
  • A graduate for a Bachelor’s degree in Nurse or any relevant degree
  • Must be a licensed/registered nurse in your country of origin/practice
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Diabetes Educator or any related program.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or must be obtained within thirty (90) days of hire
  • Knowledge of diabetic education programs
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to relocate and work in Bermuda.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Wellness programmes

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Experience:

  • registered nurse: 3 years (Required)
  • diabetes educator or any relevant program: 2 years (Required)

Education:

Licence:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Work remotely:

About Company

Company: Fountain Health (Hamilton, Bermuda)

Company Location:  London

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