Responsible for DM instruction, documentation and follow-up on patients identified through physician referral. Conducts quality and effective diabetes self-management education program classes. Accountable for ongoing evaluation of program, performance improvements, physician and patient phone calls/correspondence. Primarily responsible for outpatient appointments. Develops, implements, and evaluates community educational events. Participates in community diabetes screenings. Maintains AADE Recognition Program status.
Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian or Registered Nurse required.
Group presentation skill for teaching;
Familiarity with AADE guidelines and Diabetes Recognition Program protocol;
Knowledge of Type 1, Type 2 Diabetes Management, and Gestational Diabetes Management;
Exposure to teaching patients in MD office or Hospital
1-3 years teaching diabetic patients or teaching medical nutrition therapy in adult and pediatric populations, preferred
CDE certification, preferred at hire; required within one year of hire;