Nursing Faculty

University of New Mexico - Hospitals
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jun 11, 2024
Jun 15, 2024
Position Type
Faculty, Nurse
Full Time
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Department: Patient Education - Diabetes

FTE: 1.00
Full Time
Shift: Days

Position Summary:
Provide direct and group education for patients with diabetes in a manner consistent with current Nationally recognized standards. Assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate clinical and non-clinical diabetes educational programs for HSC Operational Components. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include pediatric, adolesent, adult and geriatric age groups.

Detailed responsibilities:
EDUCATION PLAN - Identify educational needs and issues of the Patients; work with the Diabetes Education Coordinator and or Medical Director in area to support educational plans
INSTRUCTION - Ensure the development of instructional programs based on established educational plans. Provide direct and group education for patients with diabetes in a manner consistent with current Nationally recognized standards and current area needs
INSTRUCTION - Develop the appropriate educational curricula, formulate and or update and review teaching outlines, determine appropriate instructional methodologies using adult learning principles as appropriate to meet the overall goals and objectives of the program.
QUALITY - Maintain quality of educational programs by reviewing evaluation summaries on a regular basis, maintaining certifications in specialty areas(s) as appropriate, and remaining current in specialty area(s) trends
RESOURCES - Serve as an educational resource and role model for clinical and non-clinical staff for related issues as appropriate
OUTCOMES - Establish and monitor accurate outcomes for educational programs as developed; revise these programs when deemed necessary by program supervisor or supervisor
COMMUNICATION - Establish communication and consultation relationships with assigned areas, both clinical and non-clinical staff as assigned
COMMITTEES - Attend meetings and represent department or Hospitals within Hospitals related committees or the community, as assigned by supervisor
RECORDS - Maintain reports and records; collect statistical data for administrative and/or quality improvement purposes
ENVIRONMENT - Maintain a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with Hospitals standards
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Education specialization:
Related Discipline
Related Discipline

3 years directly related experience

Bilingual English, Spanish, Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo 2 years directly related experience

CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days
NM RN or NM RD, LD, LN or NM Pharmacist License
Certified Diabetic Educator

Physical Conditions:
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. May require walking or standing to a significant degree or requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or may require working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of materials is negligible.

Working conditions:
Minor Hazard - physical risks, dirt, dust, fumes, noise

Department: Education