Diabetes Education Coordinator - Diabetes Education

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

 

Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours:  8:00a - 5:00p

Recruiter Contact: Erin McCaw at emccaw@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

This job is responsible for providing group and/or individual diabetes self-management education/training (DSMT) to patients (and family members) to enable them to learn techniques to bring their disease under control, avoid potential complications and bring about lasting improvements in quality of life. An incumbent will assess patient needs and develops an individualized education plan of care to facilitate the development and application of needed skills to positively impact diabetes management.

 

EDUCATION:


Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in foods and nutrition, OR

 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

EXPERIENCE:


A minimum one year of recent work experience teaching hospital inpatient and out-patients with diabetes.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:


Certified by the state as a Dietician, and registration as a Dietician by the American Dietetic Association, OR


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State Board of Nursing.


Current certification in Diabetes Education (CDE) by the National Certification Board for Diabetic Educators (NCBDE) is strongly preferred.


Current BLS certification preferred.

 

 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

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