Diabetes Education Coordinator -Diabetes Education Center- PT .8 (Days)

Catholic Health Initiative Des Moines , IA 50301

Posted 2 months ago

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 64

Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > DIABETES CENTER

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Acts as a clinical/educational resource to patient care activities/teaching programs within the area of defined specialization. Supports patient/family/unit needs. Provides patient care activities to patients of diverse ages as assigned. For greater detail regarding specific expectations of behavior, knowledge, and skill, refer to Performance Standard.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Identifies educational needs, develops program(s) to meet those needs, and coordinates implementation of the program(s).

  • Provides direct diabetes self-management education and follow-up to patients, family members, and staff.

  • Reviews self-monitoring blood glucose results and discusses recommendations by physicians regarding lab work, starting or changing medications with patients.

  • Downloads and interprets continuous glucose monitoring system data for recommending different treatment regimens for patients.

  • Meets with company representatives regarding diabetes products and services.

  • Participates in the planning, development and implementation of professional and patient education seminars.

  • Works independently with limited direct supervision following State of Iowa professional licensure rules and regulations, Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines policies, and professional judgment.

  • Serves as a resource in area of specialty and collaborates with other disciplines.

May have the following duties as Program Coordinator:

  • Serves as program coordinator of the Diabetes Education Program.

  • Collects organizes and submits data for all reports for the state of Iowa Certification and ADA Program Recognition.

  • Evaluates Diabetes Education Program effectiveness and makes recommendations.

  • Acts as liaison among the Diabetes Education Program staff, advisory committee, and the administration of Mercy Clinics Inc.

  • Evaluates programs and modifies as indicated.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Current license with the State of Iowa that meets the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educator (NCBDE) discipline requirements for CDE (i.e. Registered Dietitian, Registered Nurse, etc.)

  • Demonstrates competency within a specialized area of clinical practice.

  • Certification through NCBDE as a Certified Diabetes Educator obtained within three (3) years of hire.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0249653

  • Schedule: Part-time

  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

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Chances are, you're here because you're looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We're confident you'll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic

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