Are you ready to bring your expert clinical competencies to a world-class organization recognized as one of the nation's largest and most experienced providers of prenatal testing and diagnosis? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient satisfaction? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you!
Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists partner with doctors and healthcare professionals from many fields of medicine at Cedars-Sinai to deliver the most specialized, well-rounded care. We provide prenatal testing for both routine and high-risk pregnancies. Prenatal testing involves screening for problems with the pregnancy or baby and making any vital diagnoses so treatment can begin as soon as possible.
We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to advocate for patients dealing with the challenge of diabetes before and during pregnancy and provide ongoing support. This is a very independent part-time position that will be allowed to work from home some of the time. The CDE will see patients in-clinic and have a high level of collaboration with physicians.
The schedule for this position will be five 4-hour shifts, Monday - Friday.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Conducts diabetes education to staff, patients, and families including diabetes medications, orals and injectable, insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, and other education needs
Conducts and participates in research focused on diabetes management across varied patient populations
Serves as an advocate and liaison for patients, families, and staff regarding diabetes management including diabetes survival skills and self-management
Provides and documents patient, family and significant other education, including smoking cessation, pneumococcal vaccination and other patient specific subjects, utilizing effective teaching methods
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.