Diabetes Educator II - Jacksonville Multi-Specialty Clinic at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

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Summary:

Responsible for DM 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 ADA Diabetes Recognition Program status.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides outpatient diabetes self-management & nutritional instruction consistent with program content and ADA guidelines.
  • Conducts self-management classes conducive to learning with satisfactory or better evaluations.
  • Performs patient DM instruction per physician orders.
  • Instructs according to age-specific guidelines & medical conditions.
  • Provides family support & education PRN.
  • Refers to self-management classes when appropriate.
  • Documents and evaluates the teaching and learning process on the patient’s chart.
  • Provides professional and timely info to MD regarding patient progress/status.
  • Maintains/supports ADA Diabetes Recognition Program status.
  • Develops, implements and participates in community diabetes and educational programs.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of community outreach events.
  • Assists with diabetes education in-service for nursing staff/physicians.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary meetings with the Diabetes Advisory Board committee and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of diabetes patients.
  • Represents and promotes CHRISTUS Health.
  • Provides input and assist with the planning of the Diabetes Center’s services.
  • Facilitates participant access to services.
  • Strives for highest standards of productivity and quality instruction.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • BLS

Work Type:

Part Time


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Job Attributes

Job ID

208409

Job Title

Diabetes Educator II - Jacksonville Multi-Specialty Clinic

Job Type

PART TIME

Job Category

Education and Research

Location

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System
2026 South Jackson
Jacksonville, TX  75766 View on a map

Diabetes Educator II - Jacksonville Multi-Specialty Clinic

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