Certified Diabetes Educator
Fort Myers, FL
Category: Patient Care Support
Type: Full Time
Department: Lee Health Solutions - GCMC
Shift: Shift 1
Location: Gulf Coast Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
8:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM
Summary:Responsible for managing the care of a defined patient population; developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization and setting customer satisfaction goals. The Certified Diabetes Educator serves as a clinical expert, and provides education and consultation services to internal and external groups. The Certified Diabetes Educator collaborates with other professional staff to facilitate care across the continuum. The Certified Diabetes Educators will be critical to the overall strategic direction of Lee Diabetes Care with new initiatives. Certified Diabetes Educators will be responsible for providing patient education on diabetes.
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
|2 Years||Diabetes Education||Required|
Additional RequirementsMinimum of 1000 hours in Diabetes Self Management Education within the past 5 years preferred.
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
|Registered Nurse License||Required||or|
Additional RequirementsCurrent license as an RN in the State of Florida or Florida Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist. For physician practice locations: Registered and licensed dietitian only.
|CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator)||Required|
Additional RequirementsCDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) required. National Registration as an RD (if dietitian). Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be flexible. Will be required to participate in weekend/holiday on-call rotation schedule.