Tracking Code: 203251

Diabetes Educator - Endocrinology York

Location: WellSpan Medical Group, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Full Time Monday - Friday

General Summary

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

Essential Functions:

  • Provides group education and individual education in Diabetes Education.
  • Provides nutritional counseling to clients referred by a provider.
  • Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational content and teaching methods with program participants.
  • Manages blood glucose for patients.
  • Manages insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors for patients.
  • Collects program participant assessment data, using the ADDE7 framework, in a collaborative and ongoing manner.
  • Collaboratively develops an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant.
  • Conducts a follow-up assessment upon completion of program services, using outcome measures from the AADE7 Continuum of Outcomes Framework.
  • Documents assessment data, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant's educational records.
  • Utilizes a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members when needed.
  • Participates in peer review process to evaluate performance of other professional staff.

Common Expectations:

  • In-depth knowledge about current diabetes treatment management.
  • Ability to develop a collaborative, therapeutic alliance with individuals.
  • Provides outstanding customer service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, conferences, and workshops.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • 2 years Relevant experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required or
  • Registered Nurse Multi State License Upon Hire Required or
  • Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist Upon Hire Required and
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED Upon Hire Required
  • Certified Diabetes Educator Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to lead and manage groups.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • 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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Welcome. Respect. Value.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

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