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Diabetes Educator (Hybrid Work Arrangement)

Company: University Hospitals Pain Management
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description Mission: Provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Lake County and neighboring communities in partnership with those who share a commitment to local access, healing with compassion and superior quality. Vision: Lake Health, in partnership with its medical staff, will be the first choice for superior care close to home. Together, we will coordinate a lifetime of health which patients and families experience as warm, responsive and state of the art. Our organization and culture will produce the best opportunities to practice and work The Diabetes Educator reports to the Manger, Diabetes Education who reports directly to the VP of Population Health. The position provides medical nutrition therapy, diabetes self-management education to Lake Health clients and clients within the surrounding communities. Essential Job functions:

  • Conduct individualized needs assessment with the participation of the patient, family, or support systems.
  • Apply principles of teaching and learning and/ or behavior change to facilitate self-management skills of individuals with diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team that includes the patient, certified diabetes educators, and physicians to support patient success with behavior change and euglycemia.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with diverse populations.
  • Acts as a key resource for diabetes education for the hospital and physician office groups.
  • Maintains database and tracking system of patients requiring diabetes education and applies appropriate metrics to determine outcomes.
  • Participates in case management of patient included but not limited to discharge planning, chart review, assessment, telephonic outreach, appointment scheduling, home or doctor visits, and coordination of care with other departments.

Keywords: University Hospitals Pain Management, Concord , Diabetes Educator (Hybrid Work Arrangement), Other , Concord, California

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