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Diabetes Educator

Job Details

Location:
Fort Myers, FL

Category:
Allied Health

Type:
Full Time

Schedule:
Days

Job Ref:
3309

Location: Gulf Coast Medical Center

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Department: Lee Health Solutions - GCMC

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Workdays/Nights: Days

13681 Doctor's Way

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Shift: Shift 1

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8:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM

Fort Myers, FL 33912

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Work Type: Full Time

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Job Summary

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 Diabetes Educator serves as a clinical expert, and provides education and consultation services to internal and external groups. The Diabetes Educator collaborates with other Lee Health Case Managers, Social Workers, Physician and other caregivers to facilitate care across the continuum.

Responsible for managing the care of a defined patient population; developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization and setting customer satisfaction goals. The diabetes educator serves as a clinical expert, and provides education and consultation services to internal and external groups. The diabetes educator collaborates with other Lee Health Case Managers, Social Workers, Physician and other caregivers to facilitate care across the continuum.

The diabetes Educators will be critical to the overall strategic direction of Lee Diabetes Care with new initiatives. Diabetes Educators will be responsible for teaching classes in the Outpatient setting. The diabetes educator will be required to provide coverage at hospital campuses, other than their 'home' campus, as needs arise. 

Job Requirements

Responsibilities:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Associate'sHealthcareRequired

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
2 YearsDiabetes EducationRequired

Additional Requirements

Minimum of 1000 hours in Diabetes Self Management Education within the past 5 years preferred.


State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Registered Nurse LicenseRequiredor
Dietitian LicenseRequired

Additional Requirements

Current license as an RN in the State of Florida or Florida Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist. For physician practice locations: Registered and licensed dietitian only.


Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
RD (Registered Dietitian)

Additional Requirements

Must be either a Registered Nurse or Registered Dietitian who is also licensed in the State of Florida.

 

Other Requirements

 

Diabetes Education experience. Excellent communication skills required. Must be willing to sit for Certified Diabetes Educator exam once all exam pre-requisites are met.


US:FL:Fort Myers

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