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EMPLOYMENT

 

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist / Certified Diabetes Educator; posted 3/2019

Western Washington Medical Care
Everett / Marysville / Arlington, WA

POSITION SUMMARY: Work in partnership with clinical team members in primary and specialty care to optimize patient health by providing individal Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for patients with chronic disease and group DSME/T & MNT services for patients with diabetes.

  • Bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences (Master's degree in Nutriiton, Health, or related field preferred)
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
  • Washington State Department of Health Dietitian Certification (CD)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
  • Three years' experience in clinical outpatient practice in a primary care and/or diabetes/endocrinology setting (five years preferred)
  • Insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring patient training experience
  • 1+ year practice experience with diabetes patient medication management, training, and adjustment per protocols

For more information, please visit https://www.wwmedgroup.com/general-employment/  

 

 

  • Diabetes Educator & Pump Technology Specialist; posted 3/2019

MultiCare Health Systems
Spokane, WA

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide patients diabetes self-management education.  Provide patients advanced pump education.  Provide patients advanced personal continuous glucose monitor (CGM) education.

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required
  • Bachelor of Science degree, in accredited program in Nutrition/Dietetics and/or Nursing
  • Must have and maintain current CPR/BLS certification
  • RDN or RN, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), or working towards CDE
  • Certification with Tandem, Omnipod, and Medtronic, or working towards certification
  • CGM certification with Medtronic, Abbott, and Dexcom, or working towards certification

Please contact: Jen Ropp at 509-342-3471 if interested in this position. 

 

  • Nutrition and Diabetes Specialist; posted 11/2018

Valley Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine and Fitness Center
Renton, WA

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.

 

 

  • Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist; posted 9/22/2018

University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Diabetes Care Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our team at University of Washington Medical Center.   The Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist: 
• Provides consultation to clinical teams, including physicians, advance practice providers, pharmacy, electronic medical record analysts, patients and families, and nursing staff related to diabetes and/or glycemic control. 
• Collaborates with other providers and clinical resources to ensure coordination and continuity of diabetes care across settings and over time. 
• Facilitates collaboration with the Inpatient Glycemic Team and Outpatient Diabetes Care Clinic to ensure continuity of care. 
• Provides patient and/or family with health education, diabetes self-management education (DSME), counseling and referrals to other health professionals and community resources as appropriate. 
• Participates as a key member of the interdisciplinary team through the development of collaborative and innovative glycemic care practices and evaluation of patient care outcomes. 
• Evaluates quality outcomes through participation in the development of glycemic control quality indicators. Member of the UW Medicine Diabetes Strategic Pathways Committee
• Oversees Subcutaneous Insulin Pump, Continuous Glucose Monitor and other diabetes technology usage at UWMC. 
• Ensures nursing education is current regarding diabetes/glycemic control best practices.
• Participates on Surgical Blood Glucose Management Committee to ensure safe and therapeutic glycemic control for patients through the peri-op period. 
• Provides consultation and support to Med-Specialty Clinics for assistance with glycemic management of patients after solid organ transplant. 

Position is 80%, days.  Requirements: 
• Graduate degree from an accredited nursing education program with a CNS or NP focus 
• Training and experience in diabetes management across the continuum 
• Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment 
• Effective interpersonal and leadership skills 
• Experience providing diabetes self-management education (DSME) 
• Experience providing interdisciplinary staff education 
• Active and unencumbered Washington State RN license 
• Active and unencumbered Washington state Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner license 
Preferred skills: 
• Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or board certified Advanced Diabetes Management certifications 
• Experience with diabetes technologies including subcutaneous insulin infusion pumps, continuous glucose monitors, closed loop systems, and artificial pancreas developments.

For more information and/or to apply, click here

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