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Diabetes Nurse Clinician - Endocrinology (Full Time, Day Shift)

Miami, Florida

By becoming a nurse at Nicklaus Children’s, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of patient and family centered care that meets the quality of standards at our Magnet designated hospital. We are looking for a nurse to provide compassion and knowledge every day.

Position Type: Full Time

Shift Schedule: Days

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Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 24999 Date posted 05/26/2023


Job Summary

The Diabetes Nurse Clinician (CDE), Diabetes Self Management Education / Training (DSME/T) Program Coordinator provides oversight for planning, implementation and evaluation of the DSME/T program and ensures the systematic and coordinated delivery of diabetes educational services. The CDE works in a collegial support role with MCH-employed Endocrinologists, providing direct on-going patient care management, education to children/families with diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in the outpatient setting and participates in their clinical care as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The CDE helps to direct and provide individualized diabetes self management education / training to individuals and groups according to established policies and procedures of both departmental and national practice guidelines.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 3 or more years as a staff nurse in an appropriate pediatric specialty including diabetes education.
  • A graduate of a state approved school of nursing and licensed to practice in the State of Florida.
  • BSN or equivalent experience required.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) within 1 year of employment.
  • CPR: Healthcare Provider


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and an individualized follow up plan for educational content and teaching methods with patients/families.
  • Develops and directs implementation of an annual program evaluation plan and performance improvement activities, including CQI projects
  • Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with community groups, payers and potential referral sources. Overlooks the approvals from insurance companies and provides clinical information and appeal letter as needed with assistance from the reimbursement centers
  • Ensures that DSME/T program accreditation is obtained, requirements are met and accreditation is maintained on an on going basis
  • Evaluates effectiveness of educational services provided by measuring attainment of learning objectives
  • Identifies when a patient's/family's needs are outside the scope of the CDE's practice and expertise, plus arranges for additional services to meet needs
  • Performs and documents a thorough patient/family assessment which requires ongoing collection and assessment of relevant data. Documents educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant's educational records.
  • Provide staff relief up front from time to time as necessary.
  • Provides educational interventions that utilize age appropriate interactive, skill-based training methods. Provides direction for the selection of ongoing reviews, of the curriculum and educational materials to ensure they meet the needs of targeted population
  • Utilizes a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members when needed


  • Ability to develop a collaborative, therapeutic alliance with individuals.
  • Able to lead and effectively manage groups.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Certified Pump Trainer (CDE) preferred.
  • Effective English communication skills both verbal and written communications.
  • In-depth knowledge about current diabetes treatment management.
  • Must complete Competency Assessment Tool by completion of 6 months of employment.
  • Must meet Safety requirements and TB screening annually.
  • Performs calculations for medication administration.
  • Prior experience in Pediatrics preferable.


Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time
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