Diabetes Care and Education Specialist 2 - Registered Dietitian - PT
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: January 7, 2022
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
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
Serves as a resource to staff and community as a diabetes care and
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
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
Ability to effectively use a variety of teaching methods.
Knowledge of the geographic area, the community and its
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.
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%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
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).
Registered Nurse (RN): .
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