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AdventHealth Registered Nurse Outpatient Diabetes Educator Full Time Days Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, Florida


Registered Nurse Outpatient Diabetes Educator AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time/ Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Will be considered an expert within the ADA standards. Owner of ADA documentation, charge entry, monthly statistics and ADA recognition.
  • Flexible hours, being available for daytime, evening and weekend classes as needed.
  • Willing to instruct Diabetes Education classes at AdventHealth’s Zephyrhills and Dade City locations.
  • Triages and problem solves unexpected situations that interfere with the delivery of an optimal education experience for the patient.
  • Able to creatively and within ADA guidelines, adapt individual and group classes as needed with short notification.
  • Able to navigate and/or learn to navigate hospital’s EMR, ADA EMR, and supportive IT systems.
  • Participates in maintaining high level of patient and physician satisfaction.
  • Willing to participate in complete and efficient documentation of services rendered for proper billing.
  • Willing to provide cross-over support in teaching positive behavioral changes within the Bariatric, Orthopedic, Cardiac and Women’s Health service lines.
  • If an RD-CDE, will assist in providing dietary and nutritional education support within the Bariatric, Orthopedic, Cardiac and Women’s Health service lines.
  • Supports positive trend in patient outcomes of care with teaching strategies. Including physical, cognitive, environmental, psychosocial, cultural, language and spiritual and provides appropriate resource referral as necessary.
  • Establishes individualized learning goals, objectives and educational plan in collaboration with the patient and family.
  • Identifies opportunities to increase volume of patients in all classes.
  • Actively participates and accepts responsibility for special projects such as speaker requests, support groups and other community events designed to increase diabetes awareness.
  • Assumes responsibility for identifying and providing for own CEU needs for professional development.
  • Seeks professional growth opportunities to advance care and knowledge related to diabetes.
  • Attends minimum of 4 staff meetings a year, or minimum of 1 per quarter.


What You Will Need:

  • Proficient with computer programs with word processing, PowerPoint, Excel, Access
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills by effectively communicating with all levels of management and outside venders.
  • Strong emphasis on organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Educator skills in group/individual setting
  • Flexible availability, specifically evenings and weekends
  • Knowledge of diabetes practices and education
  • Works independently and with a team
  • Knowledge of ADA Recognition requirements
  • Knowledge of dietary pathways within a bariatric program
  • Ability to travel to different sites
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing, Dietary, Pharmacy and/or Exercise
  • 2 years in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting involving diabetes treatment and education
  • Current Florida Licensure with active CEU status
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) by the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators (NCBDE)

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for diabetes and nutritional education within the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized program and the Weight Loss Programs while using a multidiscipliny team approach.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: No

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.