Kaiser Permanente Patient Educator RN - Diabetes in Harbor City, California

Collaborates with other educators, managers, physicians, and other healthcare providers to develop, design, deliver and evaluate/improve education strategies and programs/classes based on member/patient and needs, as well as department, organizational goals/objectives and regulatory needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts educational needs assessments to design and develop programs to meet regulatory requirements and organizational, departmental needs.

  • Coordinates implements and evaluates programs.

  • Communicates and markets education programs to a broad target audience using appropriate methods, and based on identified/assessed needs.

  • Makes assessment of physiological and /or functional status using protocols, initiates appropriate interventions.

  • Develops individualized member/patient/family education plan focusing on self-management, delivers member/patient/family education (individual or group) specific to disease state.

  • Provides direct group or one-on-one health education services to members and the public.

  • Reviews and recommends high quality, culturally appropriate written and audio visual health content.

  • Consults with physicians and other health care providers re: member/patient specific clinical and health related issues and education needs.

  • Participates in multi-disciplinary care teams and committees.

  • Collects data; plans and prepares reports for performance improvement and/or quality assurance audits.

  • Makes recommendations for cost/quality strategies, works within budget.

  • Serves as expert clinical resource to staff and departments in defining and meeting educational, clinical, quality and cost outcomes and performance measures.

  • Participates in establishing department policies and protocols that support regulatory standards (JOINT commission, NCQA, MediCal).

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Two (2) years of previous teaching experience required.

  • Two (2) years of recent (within the last five (5) years) related clinical experience (Diabetes).

Education

  • Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of equivalent experience required.

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • Current California RN license required.

  • BLS.

Additional Requirements:

  • Adult learning and behavior change knowledge required.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and group facilitator/process skills.

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSNdegree preferred.

  • Must be a(CDE) Certified Diabetic Educator.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Patient Educator RN - Diabetes

LOCATION: Harbor City, California

REQNUMBER: 677135

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.