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Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (Full Time)

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Sign-On Bonus up to $7,500

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire

  • Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Forgiveness

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay

  • Pension Plan

  • Retirement Plan

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • Employee Discounts

  • Certification Pay

SUMMARY

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: Full Time

LOCATION: Unity Diabetes and Endocrinology

DEPARTMENT: Food and Nutrition

SCHEDULE: Day

ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor’s Degree, with major in Dietetics/Nutrition. MS in Nutrition, Education or Health Preferred OR Associates in Nursing

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist(RD) through Commission on Dietetic Registration AND Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist(CDN) through NYS Department of Education

  • CDE required, or must be obtained within 2 years of hire

  • Two to three years of diabetes specific experience with Certified Diabetes Educator credentials preferred

  • Knowledge of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors helpful

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

EDUCATION:

  • BS: Nutrition (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • RDN - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

PAY RANGE: $56,160.00 - $83,491.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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