Diabetes Nurse Educator resume example with 16+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Focused Clinical Nurse Supervisor / Clinical RN offering [15] years of success in leading highly effective teams while providing superior patient care. Well-versed in all aspects of nursing staff management/care with proven history of collaborating with medical personnel to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Dedicated to developing clinically competent, patient-focused nursing professionals.

  • Testing protocols
  • Materials preparations
  • Communications
  • Team management
  • Planning and coordination
  • Customer service
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship development
  • Organization
  • Expertise in diabetes education
  • Patient monitoring
  • Diabetes management
  • Updating computer records
  • Infectious disease control
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Wound care specialist
  • Taking vitals
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Follow-up calls
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Compassionate STD care and counselor
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Performing bladder scans
  • Nursing staff leadership
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Team supervision
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Documenting vitals
  • Patient Management
  • Health care consultation
  • SBAR communication
  • Preparing for procedures
  • Medication administration expert
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Changing tracheostomies
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Disease management programs
  • Administering medicines
  • Infant CPR certified
  • Catheters
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Nursing supervisor
Education and Training
Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Expected in 03/2023 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Maricopa Community Colleges - Gateway Community College Phoenix, AZ Expected in 10/2008 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Spectrum Health - Diabetes Nurse Educator
Caledonia, MI, 12/2008 - Current
  • Maintained detailed documentation of education services provided and learning outcomes.
  • Supported clients and professional staff by routinely answering questions about diabetes and treatments.
  • Used standard checklists to assess individuals presenting with diabetes for co-morbidities, current symptoms and vitals.
  • Planned, implemented and managed diabetes education programs for hospital patients and community members.
  • Enhanced awareness of health resources and worked to connect individuals with programs.
  • Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Explained medical conditions and illnesses in easy-to-understand terminology to inform and educate patients.
Wellpath - Registered Nurse
Swainsboro, GA, 11/2008 - Current
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Reached out to patients to convey lab results and provide care instructions.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Maintained composure and efficiency during rapid response situation and emergency codes.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including creating and improving medical protocols and guidelines.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Improved patient outcomes and quality of care by determining and suggesting changes to processes.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Cultivated working partnerships with patients and medical staff members, using feedback and clinical data to improve quality care and patient outcomes.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Conducted restraint audits according to organizational guidelines and generated reports for nursing leadership review and analysis.
  • Guided therapeutic communication, conflict resolutions and interventions by deflecting undesirable behaviors to assist patients with developing and amplifying coping skills.
  • Prepared for HIPAA and Joint Commission reviews, making required brochures and pamphlets available to patients in all clinics.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Administered colostomies and ostomies, urostomies and foley tubes accurately to provide exceptional patient care.
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.
  • Maintained detailed documentation of education services provided and learning outcomes.
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center - Clinical Nursing Supervisor
Canton, OH, 11/2009 - 10/2017
  • Directed and managed 10-person team of clinical and support personnel.
  • Improve policies and procedures through development, implementation, revision and evaluation of new protocols.
  • Evaluated patients, determined care needs and managed implementation of treatment plan.
  • Created and implemented improvement plans to resolve issues and drive improvements to deficient areas.
  • Provided routine management and emergency response.
  • Delegated tasks to each member of staff and oversaw task completion, offering assistance to promote success.
  • Implemented highly effective onboarding and coaching program for new and existing staff members and promoted cross-training in other areas.
Fresenius Medical Care - Patient Care Technician
Burbank, IL, 01/2006 - 11/2008
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Kept unit well-stocked and efficient with necessary medical supplies.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Improved patient care, safety and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded promptly to patient call lights to provide physical and emotional support.

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School Attended

  • Arizona State University
  • Maricopa Community Colleges - Gateway Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Diabetes Nurse Educator
  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Nursing Supervisor
  • Patient Care Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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