The University of Texas Medical Branch Nurse Clinician III - Out Patient (Patient Education) - Care Management (Galveston) in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Registered Nurse (RN) with current license to practice professional nursing in Texas. Two years of RN experience in providing nursing care to similar (in age and specialty) patient populations.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Proficient Clinician. Provides proficient, age specific, developmentally and specialty appropriate nursing care by applying specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills, and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patient¿s/families in accordance with legal, hospital, practice and departmental policies and procedures, established standards of nursing care and practice, and as defined by the state of Texas. Readily assumes leadership responsibilities and functions autonomously in leadership roles.

Department Marketing Statement

In this hands-on role, you will be responsible for educating patients under the supervision/care of UTMB’s Inpatient Diabetes Programs on diabetes self-management, treatment adherence and medication adjustment and facilitate appropriate transition from the inpatient to the ambulatory care setting.

This role offers a unique dual role in inpatient and outpatient care through participation in a multidisciplinary inpatient and community wellness team along with clinical management expertise in the delivery of quality and cost-effective care for improved diabetes outcomes.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience.

The pay band for this position is NS21

Preferred Education

BSN or higher

Preferred Work Experience

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • a Patient Management or Education background
  • Certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE) or interest in meeting requirements within the first year of employment
  • Bi-lingual Spanish communication skills

Closing Statement

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Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Nurse Clinician III - Out Patient (Patient Education) - Care Management (Galveston)

Job ID: 55789

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: HOSPT