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Registered Nurse - Diabetes Education

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic


Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and - -- to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.
Responsibilities
The RN role in the Diabetes Education Center will support a comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) program that is intended to educate patients and families in the successful self-management of diabetes. The comprehensive program focuses education on diabetes disease process, nutritional management, physical activity, medications, monitoring and use of results, prevention, detection, and treatment of acute and chronic complications, goal setting and problem solving, psychosocial adjustment, preconception care, management during pregnancy, and gestational diabetes management. The RN also provides education on complex and rapid evolving diabetes technology and non-comprehensive program visits, such as, insulin pump assessment and insulin pump therapy, continuous glucose monitoring assessment and instruction, clinic-initiated continuous glucose monitoring, blood glucose monitoring/meter instruction, insulin start, change, and dose adjustments, insulin carbohydrate ratios, gestational diabetes, recurrent hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia, recurrent hospitalization requiring additional education, annual review, and follow-up diabetes education. Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes patients are served, pediatrics through older adults. The DSMES program is not only nationally recognized but is also accredited by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) where diabetes care is individualized by the RN to meet the unique needs of each patient. This RN role will work collaboratively to maintain ADA recognition standards. - Individual and group sessions (face-to-face and virtual) are provided by the RN, as well as follow-up care, and inpatient consultation. The RN role provides face-to-face outreach services at any of the Mayo Clinic SWWI sites, as determined by the practice. The RN role partners closely with Registered Dieticians, Endocrinology, Primary Care, and other members of the multidiciplinary care team to manage those with diabetes. A commitment to ongoing learning is vital to the success of an RN in the Diabetes Education Center due to the rapid evolution of the complex management of diabetes. -Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (CDCES) credential is preferred within two years of employment. -Qualifications
Student or graduate of an accredited, or those in the candidacy process of a BSN program, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, CCNE, or NLN CNEA, at least one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required.Additional Qualifications:One year of RN experience in an applicable care setting or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is preferred.Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.Internal applicants should attach their three most recent performance appraisals.License or Certification:Must obtain prior to start date: -Current RN license by applicable state requirements.Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS - certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. - A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:

  • American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
  • Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
  • Military Training NetworkAdditional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.Exemption StatusNonexemptCompensation Detail$30.25 - $45.41 / hourBenefits EligibleYesScheduleFull TimeHours/Pay Period64Schedule DetailsMonday - Friday; clinic based hours. Day off will vary based on department needs.Weekend ScheduleNo weekends or holidays.International AssignmentNoSite Description

    Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. - -



    Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer


    As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

    RecruiterStephanie Holper

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, La Crosse , Registered Nurse - Diabetes Education, Education / Teaching , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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