Provides individualized diabetes self-management education/training to parents, children, and care-givers according to the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional Performance for Diabetes Educators.
Degree in Nursing.
Minimum Work Experience
3 years professional nursing experience required.
1 year experience working with diabetes patients desired.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
TN or Compact RN Licensure Required
Certification as Diabetes Educator required, or as soon as eligible.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Educators should demonstrate knowledge of appropriate methods of delivery of information and the ability to develop and facilitate relevant and effective education for children and adult learners.
Other important skills include mentoring and fostering empowerment.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Light lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 10-20 lbs occasionally and frequent moving of objects of less than 10 lbs is required. Frequent sitting with some walking, standing, squatting, bending and reaching is required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 8980
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.