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Clinical Nurse IV - Patient Health Education - FT, Days

University of California, Irvine
Villa Park, CA
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024
UCI Health is the clinical enterprise of the University of California, Irvine, and the only academic health system based in Orange County. UCI Health is comprised of its main campus, , a 459-bed, acute care hospital in in Orange, Calif., four hospitals and affiliated physicians of the UCI Health Community Network in Orange and Los Angeles counties and ambulatory care centers across the region. Listed among America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years, UCI Medical Center provides tertiary and quaternary care and is home to Orange County's only , and American College of Surgeons-verified , and . UCI Health serves a region of nearly 4 million people in Orange County, western Riverside County and southeast Los Angeles County.

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Position Summary:

The primary focus of this position is to provide diabetes education to patients and staff at UC Irvine Health and ensure that the diabetes program meets evidence based best practice standards. The Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) RN is responsible for designing, promoting and evaluating the patient/family diabetes education program for UCI Health. The CDE is responsible for providing education in diabetes self-management to patients, and their families, newly diagnosed with diabetes, as well as for those managing diabetes for years. The CDE will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to develop policies and protocols pertaining to diabetes.

The CDE RN will apply the nursing process in providing patient/family education in the inpatient and outpatient setting, and will participate in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of staff educational programs. The CDE RN serves as a role model and clinical resource to colleagues, staff, patients and students.

Total Compensation

We offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our and .

Required Qualifications:

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Demonstrated teaching/education/in-service skills

Demonstrated teaching/education/in-service skills for patients and staff

Demonstrated experience working with diabetic patients

Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum for patient and staff education

Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE)

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Pump Trainer (CPT) - 3 pumps, 1 sensor

Board Certified - Advanced Diabetes Management

Licenses and Certifications:

RN (Required)

CDE (Required)

BLS (Required)

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

Background Check and Live Scan

Legal Right to Work in the United States

Vaccination Policies

Smoking and Tobacco Policy

Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act


Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page:

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC .

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at or at (phone number removed), Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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