Oversees inpatient diabetes services throughout the hospital. Participates in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care on a daily basis. Responsible for educating nursing, physician and ancillary staff, assuring that orders are developed and followed. Performs metabolic management daily for patients with hyperglycemia. Incumbent is a professional nurse.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from a NLN/CCNE accredited school of nursing and five years of professional nursing experience.
EXPERIENCE: 5 years nursing experience including patient education and/or staff development skills.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arizona OR possesses a temporary license from the Arizona State Board of Nursing to practice as a Registered Nurse; permanent license from the Arizona State Board of Nursing required within four (4) months of employment.