Diabetes Care and Education Specialist | Brockport & Batavia
As a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, you will provide Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for patients with diabetes and other medical conditions in an outpatient setting.
STATUS: Part Time (32 hours per week)
LOCATION: Brockport and Batavia
DEPARTMENT: Unity Diabetes and Endocrinology
SCHEDULE: Day (Monday - Friday)
Bachelor’s Degree, with major in Dietetics/Nutrition.
Two to three years of diabetes specific experience with Certified Diabetes Educator credentials preferred.
Knowledge of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors helpful.
RD and CDN or licensed RN required
CDE required, or must be obtained within 2 years of hire
Patient Care and Service. Assess patients to determine nutritional status and baseline knowledge regarding DSME and MNT in relation to their diabetes or other medical condition. Assist patient in developing realistic, measurable goals to manage their diabetes.
Education. Conduct managing Diabetes classes utilizing various teaching methods and presenting up-to-date information. Innovates various other class curriculum, topics and settings. Conduct in office blood glucose and blood pressure testing on patients with diabetes and /or hypertension. May react to these levels in keeping with standard treatment policy.
Documentation. Document interactions with patient in patient education record according to AADE or ADA recognition standards and HIPPA regulations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS CD-N - Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist - New York State Education Department (NYSED); RDN - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)