Registered Nurse Clinical Educator II - ECC Emergency Care
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Internal Number: 6333008
The Children's Hospital of San Antonio, established in 1959, was the first children's hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children's hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children's Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.
The Registered Nurse Clinical Educator II (RNCE) will assess, plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate the clinical opportunities and strategies for improving delivery of diabetic patient care and staff education regarding such. The RNCE will act as a liaison with all multi disciplinary departments and services concerning diabetes education. The RNCE will develop and provide diabetes education for patients and their families on an inpatient and outpateint basis as directed.
Graduate of an accredited RN program required BSN preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred Minimum of three years clinical RN experience required Minimum of three years experience managing the care of patients with both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Familiarity with insulin pumps preferred Current Texas RN license reuqired Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) preferred. If not CDE at time of hire, successful completion of CDE exam within 2 years of hire/transfer date is required to remain in position Current BLS certification required – American Heart Association
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.