Diabetes Nurse Educator
Anonymous Recruiter Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry: Staffing/Recruiting
Job Description

The Diabetes Nurse Educator role involves both education and clinical management of

people with diabetes. The Diabetes Nurse Educator educates patients on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in a diabetes diagnosis, including nutrition, medication, physical activity and proactively managing patient's condition.


Responsibilities
  • Perform professional nursing, consultation, and educational services for persons with diabetes, and provides community health education to achieve the company’s goals and objectives of the business.

  • Educating /counselling of new and known Diabetes patients

  • Provide education related to diabetes and the disease process; medication, diet and nutritional monitoring; foot care, prevention and care of complications; blood glucose monitoring and the techniques of self-monitoring and injection

  • Educate clients on how to use the Accu-chek glucometer for self-monitoring

  • Liaise with team to organize diabetes events such as outreaches and support group

  • Planning and coordination of Chronic Care clinic

  • Visit diabetes clinics and attend diabetes association meetings

  • Coordinate and implement the company’s vaccination programs such as hepatitis 

Requirements

Qualifications, Education and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Certification as a diabetes educator is an advantage
  • Minimum of two years experience in providing diabetes education to patients

 Competency and Skill Requirement:

  • In-depth knowledge about current diabetes treatment management

  • Good organization skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks are required

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of diabetes management of patients with diabetes and diabetes complications

  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate and provide patient education

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills