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NURSE CLINICIAN, SOM

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NURSE CLINICIAN, SOM
Medicine-Endocrinology and Metabolism

Duke University School of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology

Adult Diabetes Education Nurse Clinician

Occupational Summary
The Adult Diabetes Education (ADE) Nurse Clinician (CNS) provides direct patient care services to adults with a diagnosis of diabetes. The Clinical Nurse Specialist collects and documents patient data, collaborates with the team to establish priorities and set realistic goals, provides individual and group diabetes education and lifestyle counseling, and evaluates patient outcomes related to diabetes management and education. The ADE CNS ensures program compliance with ADA Recognition standards and coordinates activities to maintain ADA recognition and recertification per the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education. The ADE CNS contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership in the organization.

Work Performed
Provides diabetes self-care management education for patients age 18 and older in compliance with ADA program guidelines, including intensive insulin therapy, insulin pump therapy, continuous glucose sensor monitoring and management of diabetes during pregnancy or diabetes resulting from treatment for another primary disease.

Utilizes comprehensive assessment skills in the evaluation of learning and life-style modification needs and abilities in adult patients with diabetes.

Collaborate with nursing, medical, and nutrition staff to assess, diagnose, plan, identify priorities and realistic outcomes, and evaluate the effectiveness and cost efficiency of diabetes management and self-care education.

Maximize patient outcomes

Assesses educational needs of patients/families and provide culturally-sensitive patient/family interventions through individual and group sessions, as indicated. Use non-technical language when educating patients/families. Document educational interventions in the patient's medical record.

Develops and maintain written patient education curriculum that reflects evidence and practice guidelines and includes the nine ADA-defined content areas. Ensures all appropriate institutional reviews and approvals are obtained.

Documents patient assessment and education as required by TJC and ADA Recognition.

Ensures program compliance with ADA Recognition standards and coordinates activities to maintain ADA recognition and recertification per the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

Promotes evidence-based practice through staff education and leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating process standards such as plans of care, protocols, and guidelines.

Provides leadership in measuring and documenting outcomes of the Adult Diabetes Education program.

Cultivates a climate of clinical inquiry.

Facilitates patient and family understanding of the risks, benefits, and outcomes of proposed healthcare regimen to promote informed decision making.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this positions given and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total duties and responsibilities required. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Location: Brier Creek & South Durham


Requisition Number
401442162

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1252 NURSE CLINICIAN, SOM

Job Family Level
71

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging.

Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Education

BSN required


Experience

3 years of nursing experience required. Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. BLS required.

Work Conditions

The work environment involves risk discomforts that are typical of an acute care setting to include working with patients under isolation and universal precautions. It requires safety precautions, ongoing education and health risk monitoring. Contact with specimens, chemicals, sharps, radiation, technical equipment and fumes are possible. Employees are required to wear personal protective attire according to hospital policies and OSHA guidelines. The work activity and patient acuity levels can create a stressful atmosphere.


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 11/3/2018
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