Diabetes Educator_Medical Group Job at Renown Health, Reno, NV

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  • Renown Health
  • Reno, NV

Job Description

Position Purpose The Diabetes Educator is responsible for coordinating and conducting individual and group patient assessment and education for both diabetes and other/like chronic health conditions. Works in collaboration with physician(s) in the clinic setting to evaluate patient needs and individualize patient education. Patient education may include but is not limited to diabetes self-management (blood glucose monitoring/interpretation, carbohydrate counting, medication action/ usage and acute and chronic complications) diabetes and pregnancy, support groups, data analysis and management of patient blood glucose levels with physician orders. Nature and Scope Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based upon physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety appropriate to the age of the patient served. The incumbent must provide optimal patient care through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, and families. Promotes each client's ability to manage and improve their health through high quality education by working as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in teaching, case management, community, clinical and Renown environments. Demonstrates the ability to apply comprehensive knowledge in the principles and techniques of chronic disease and health management. This position does provide patient care and can either bill independently or in conjunction with a clinician patient visit. Disclaimer The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications Requirements - Required and/or Preferred NameDescription Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English. Experience: Two years of applicable and recent clinical experience. License(s): State of NV Registered Dietitian license required Certification(s): Certified Diabetes Educator required within 90 days of employment. Current CPR certification required. Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. EMR trained and competent.

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