Diabetes Nurse Educator

Job Summary

  • The Diabetes Nurse Educator role involves both education and clinical management of people with diabetes

Duties & 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 / counseling 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 organise diabetes events such as outreaches and support group
  • Planning and coordination of ISN Chronic Care clinic
  • Visit diabetes clinics and attend diabetes association meetings
  • Coordinate and implement the company’s vaccination programs such as hepatitis

Qualifications, Education & Work Experience

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

Competency & 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

About ISN

ISN is the leading supplier of medical diagnostic products and services in Nigeria. The Company is the authorized agent and distributor for major multinationals including Roche Diagnostics GmbH in Nigeria and supplies reagent parameters for clinical chemistry and immunology. ISN employs over 160 staff across 12 offices in Nigeria and Ghana.

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