Diabetes Educator - Endocrinology

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 73385

Schedule & Location

Hours: Full Time, Day shift (80 hours every 2 weeks) 

Location: Endocrinology - 40 V Twin Dr. Suite 205 Gettysburg, PA 17325 

 

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Service Line Administrative team or Practice Manager, provides group and individual Diabetes Education. Provides nutritional counseling to clients referred by a provider. Develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational content and teaching methods. Develops an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides group education and individual education in Diabetes Education.

  1. Provides nutritional counseling to clients referred by a provider.
  2. Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational content and teaching methods with DSMT program participants.
  3. Manages blood glucose for patients in Endocrinology.
  4. Manages insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors for patients in Endocrinology.
  5. Collects DSMT program participant assessment data, using the ADDE7 framework, in a collaborative and ongoing manner.
  6. Collaboratively develops an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant.
  7. Conducts a follow-up assessment upon completion of DSMT program services, using outcome measures from the AADE7 Continuum of Outcomes Framework.
  8. Documents assessment data, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant’s educational records.
  9. Utilizes a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members when needed.
  10. Participate in peer review process to evaluate performance of other professional staff.
  11. Able to lead and manage groups.
 

Nonessential Accountabilities:

  1. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, conferences, and workshops.
  2. Performs other related duties as identified.
 

Common Expectations:

  1. In-depth knowledge about current diabetes treatment management.
  2. Ability to develop a collaborative, therapeutic alliance with individuals.
  3. Provides outstanding to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 – 3 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Required Certification:
    • Certified Diabetes Educator (Preferred); OR 
    • Registered Dietitian 
  • Physical Demands:
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
    • Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

 

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Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)