Diabetes Care & Education II

in Round Rock, TX

Diabetes Care & Education II Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24005176

  • Job Location

    Round Rock, TX 78665, US

  • Job Category

    Patient & Clinical Support

  • Career Area

    Other

  • Job Type

    Part Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

Shift: 8AM-5PM, 2 days a week.

Location: Round Rock, TX. Some travel will be required to outreach locations: Cedar Park, Taylor, Georgetown, Sun City

JOB SUMMARY

The Diabetes Care & Education Specialist 2 works with people at risk and with diabetes to achieve behavior changes which lead to better clinical outcomes and an improved health status.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Will be required to participate in teaching the Diabetes Bootcamp group class 
  • Plans, directs, and provides individualized self-management education, training and help to patients and families in a culturally-competent manner across the lifespan.
  • Develops and conducts educational programs and in-service training programs.
  • Serves as a resource to staff and community as a diabetes care and education specialist.
  • Optimize care delivery, patient and provider experience, quality, safety, and costs.
  • Applies current principles of teaching and learning and/or behavior change to facilitate self-management skills.
  • Tailors interventions to individual self-management needs.
  • Communicates information to patients and healthcare team in a timely manner. Serves as a role model, resource, and mentor to other team members.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to help process improvement and clinic/facility/system goals.
  • Participates in professional development activities to maintain and improve required qualifications.
  • Serves as program coordinator and oversees diabetes education program, including managing staff, if applicable.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Advanced knowledge of pre-diabetes and diabetes care modalities, therapies, terminology and equipment.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with pre-diabetes and diabetes pathophysiology, epidemiology, and evidence-based clinical practice.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with ADA Education Recognition requirements or National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support, if in an ADA Recognized program.
  • Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively use a variety of teaching methods.
  • Knowledge of the geographic area, the community and its resources
  • Cultural proficiency related to health practices
  • Committed, dependable, adaptable, inventive, resourceful and has an exceptional desire to help the community.
  • Able to interact positively with patients as needed.
  • General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - Bachelor's
  • EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.
  • Cert Diabetes Educator (CDE): Must have a Certified Diabetes Educator Certification (CDE).
  • Licensed Dietitian (LICDIET),
  • Licensed/Registered Dietician
  • Pump education, preferred

Job Skills

  • certified diabetes educator
  • basic life support
  • diabetes care
  • documentation
  • basic life support (bls)
  • self-management
  • epidemiology
  • pathophysiology
  • quality improvement
  • basic life support (bls
  • data entry
  • software applications
  • computer skills

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