Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

40

Job ID

5000399773606

Req. No

70029831

Job Title

Diabetes Educator

Region

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Category

Non-Profit Social Services

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

11-20%

Facility

Trinity Clinic-38100

Address

520 E. Douglas
Tyler, TX  75702
US

Type

Full Time

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Responsible for diabetes management 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 out-patient appointments. Develops, implements, and evaluates community educational events. Participates in community diabetes screenings. Maintains AADE Recognition Program status.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school for dietitian or professional nursing. 
  • Must be licensed in the State of Texas as a Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian or Registered Nurse
  • Position requires CPR through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Must have National Certification for Diabetes Educators (CDE) or willing to obtain within 1st year of employment.
  • Candidate must have exposure to patient teaching in a doctor's office or hospital. Prefer 1-3 years of direct teaching diabetic patients or teaching medical nutrition therapy in adult and pediatric populations.
  • Must have strong presentation skills for teaching,
  • Prefer candidate with a familiarity with AADE guideline and Diabetes Recognition Program protocol. Also prefer knowledge of Type1, Type2 and gestational diabetes management.
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