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Diabetes Care & Education 2 (RD and CDE required)

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe 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* Plans, directs, and provides individualized self-management education, training and support 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 support 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 understanding 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 competency related to health practices* Committed, dependable, adaptable, creative, resourceful and has strong 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.BENEFITSOur 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 1Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or levelQUALIFICATIONS* 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)* Must have one of the following:* Licensed Dietician

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Round Rock , Diabetes Care & Education 2 (RD and CDE required), Education / Teaching , Round Rock, Texas

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