The Wake Forest Baptist Health Diabetes and Endocrinology Center is seeking a Registered Dietitian / Certified Diabetes Educator to join our team. Desired candidates include those that have experience in an outpatient setting working with current Diabetes technology.
The Diabetes Educator demonstrates mastery in the body of diabetes knowledge and treatment therapies while utilizing behavioral and case management interventions in the care of patients with diabetes. The Diabetes Educator provides quality diabetes self-management education (DSME) to all referred patients with diabetes and their families through the implementation of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognition standards of care. The Diabetes educator works with a multifaceted education instructional team using their individual disciplinary expertise to collaboratively provide comprehensive age appropriate diabetes education. Management responsibilities include intensive therapies which require critical thinking and independent judgment in collaboration with the patient, referring physician, medical director, and other designated members of the health care team. The Diabetes Educator maintains extensive follow-up for complex patient population while exploring pertinent resources for improved outcomes.
Education / Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school with a preferred Baccalaureate Degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Dietetics, Sociology, Public Health, Psychology, Pharmacy, or Nursing. Must have broad ranges of knowledge on diabetes for age appropriate population and its interrelation to co-existing health problems. Minimum of two years of diabetes related work experience. Patient oriented educational experience preferred.
Licensure, Certification and / or Registration:
Current licensure or certification to practice as Registered Nurse in North Carolina, Registered Dietitian, Registered Pharmacists, Social worker, Family Counselor, Health Educator, or Exercise Physiologist. Certified Diabetes Educator (C.D.E.) preferred. If not certified, must obtain certification within two years.
1. Maintains competency skills by participating in continued education and professional development.
2. Works with a multifaceted education instructional team using their individual disciplinary expertise to collaborate on providing comprehensive age appropriate diabetes education.
3. Management responsibilities include intensive therapies that require critical thinking and independent judgment in collaboration with the patient, referring physician, medical director, and other designated members of the health care team.
4. Provides patient management by assessing, planning and documenting.
5. Implements interventions as per department guidelines, management protocols, and specific patient needs.
6. Evaluates patient's progress and revises plan of care as needed.
7. Maintains extensive follow-up for complex patient population while exploring pertinent resources for improved outcomes.
8. Demonstrates proficiency in all aspects of diabetes education.
Good oral, written, and listening communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and working knowledge or principles of human learning
Good organizational skills
Clean, well-lit, comfortable environment
Possible exposure to infections and contagious diseases
Possible to occasional exposure to patient illnesses
Occasionally subject to irregular hours
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