Lee Physician Group is seeking an experienced Certified Diabetes Educator. This position is located at our Pediatric Specialty Office in the Women and Children's Plaza on Bass Rd in Fort Myers.
Two years of Diabetes Education is required for this position. The qualified candidate must have a RN license and or Registered and Licensed Dietician.
Responsible for managing the care of a defined patient population; developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization and setting customer satisfaction goals. The Certified Diabetes Educator serves as a clinical expert, and provides education and consultation services to internal and external groups.
The Certified Diabetes Educator collaborates with other professional staff to facilitate care across the continuum. The Certified Diabetes Educators will be critical to the overall strategic direction of Lee Diabetes Care with new initiatives. Certified Diabetes Educators will be responsible for providing patient education on diabetes.
Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferredand/or2 YearsDiabetes EducationRequired
Minimum of 1000 hours in Diabetes Self Management Education within the past 5 years preferred.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Preferredand/orRegistered Nurse LicenseRequiredorDietitian LicenseRequired
Current license as an RN in the State of Florida or Florida Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist. For physician practice locations: Registered and licensed dietitian only.
Preferredand/orCDE (Certified Diabetes Educator)Required
CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) required. National Registration as an RD (if dietitian). Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be flexible. Will be required to participate in weekend/holiday on-call rotation schedule.