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EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Certified Diabetes Educator; posted 12/2019

Good Shepherd Medical Center
Hermiston, Oregon

Position Summary:

Provide all aspects of diabetes education to adolescent and adult patients with Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational diabetes, as well as pre-diabetes, in group and/or individual setting. Collaborate with referring provider to recommend, initiate and adjust medications as needed. Instructor for ACT lifestyle and nutrition intervention program for preventing and managing chronic disease. If RD, may also provide MNT for patients on individual basis for other medical conditions. Participate in department projects and quality improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), or eligible within 6 months
  • Experience with insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors
  • Experience with diabetes medication management preferred

To apply, please visit: gshealth.org. For more information, contact Nancy at [email protected]

 

  • Diabetes Educator - Outpatient Clinic; posted 9/2019

Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS)
Spokane, WA

BRIEF SUMMARY: Provides individualized diabetes self-management education/ training to individuals and groups according to the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional performance for Diabetes Educators (AADE, 2005).

For job posting and to apply, go to: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/inhs#/job/796

 
  • Nutrition and Diabetes Specialist; posted 11/2019

Valley Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine and Fitness Center
Renton, WA
Job Req # 2019-0025

JOB OVERVIEW: Provide diabetes and nutrition individual consultations and group classes in an outpatient setting. Work directly with the multidisciplinary care team including Clinic Network Providers, RN Care Managers, Pharmacy, Health Facilitators and other care team members to support efforts in achieving quality measures. Collaborate with healthcare providers about the medical and the educational management of patients with nutrition and diabetes issues.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: Lifestyle Medicine and Fitness Center, Valley Medical Center, Renton WA- to see full job description and to apply visit Valley Medical Center’s website

HOURS OF WORK: Variable

RESPONSIBLE TO: Manager – Lifestyle Medicine and Fitness Center 

PREREQUISITES:

1. Licensed as a Registered Dietician in Washington State.

2. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), or able to obtain within 6 months of employment.

3. Minimum of one-year experience in teaching patients with nutrition concerns and/or diabetes.

4. Special consideration to candidates with background/education in exercise science and/or prescription.

UNIQUE PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Requires the ability to plan, promote, and teach classes to groups up to 25+ patients.

2. Requires the ability to analyze patient data and plan care for patients.

3. Must be able to handle a fast-paced work schedule including documentation during 1:1 visits.

4. Must be able to transport self to classes and clinical sites.

 

For more information and to apply, please see the job listing here.​

VOLUNTEER

 

EDUCATION

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