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Lancaster, PA, US, 17602
LOC_LANC_SCC-Lancaster Specialty Care Center Req ID: 55001
Employment Status: Regular - Part Time
This role provides diabetes self-management education and support for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. This role also develops and maintains related curriculums and systems.
Provide patient education and ongoing patient support in consultation with physician and advanced practice nursing staff
Perform complete educational and skills assessments for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes managed on oral medications, insulin injections and insulin pumps
Provide diabetes self-management education to families including 1:1, group / classroom settings and electronically (telephone/web-based)
Develop, document and implement education & treatment plan for patients
Evaluate and meet patient and family learning needs
Follow up with patients to evaluate achievement of learning goals
Assist families with making decisions about diabetes self-care including meal planning / carbohydrate counting, planning for exercise, daily schedule adjustments, responding to high and low blood sugar readings and other questions
Determine insulin dosing based on blood glucose patterns for patients on insulin pumps, on basal/bolus programs and on multiple daily injections (MDI)
Assist with family sick day management guidelines and identify / coordinate resources
Develop and maintain patient education curriculums and systems necessary to maintain Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) recognition
Develop and revise educational materials for patients and clinics
Collaborate internally regarding patient education systems (Connelly, Homecare)
Participate in data collection and analysis for ongoing accreditation processes
Participate in reviews of program, system and patient outcomes to make program changes using data including volume, revenue, safety, outcomes, and satisfaction.
Develop resources for clinicians including technology updates and practice guidelines
Collaborate with clinicians on continuous glucose monitoring systems including operation, sensor device insertion and downloading / interpretation of monitoring data
Assist in product incorporation and act as industry liaison for diabetes supplies including meters, pumps, continuous glucose monitoring and insulin products
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
RN or LDN in PA
Certification as a Diabetes Educator through the American Diabetes Association required or CDE eligible with expectation of successful credentialing within 12 months of hire.
Required Education and Experience
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
One (1) year of pediatric diabetes-related experience
Experience with managing patients on insulin pumps and use of CGMS systems.
Additional Technical Requirements
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).
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