Diabetes/Nutrition Educator

Job Details
Provides diabetes/nutrition self-management education/training to patients in an individual and/or group class setting. Patients may be seen in a clinic office, inpatient or community setting according to the scope of practice, standards of practice, and standards of professional performance by the American Diabetes Association and/or the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Must have knowledge of current diabetes standards and maintain required annual continuing education. Must have great customer service skills, creating a positive learning environment for patients. Must have the ability to translate scientific information into understandable language to meet the patient's concerns and needs. Position requires cooperation and ongoing communication with providers, clinic managers, program quality coordinator and instructor/trainers, and other healthcare professionals. Must maintain complete and accurate patient files/records to comply with the CMS Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training (DSME/T) accreditation program requirements. Provides ongoing collection and analysis of data to improve patient and program outcomes. Must have a valid Missouri driver's license and be willing to travel to various clinics and communities we serve. Additional responsibilities include serving as a resource for educating and training healthcare professionals.
Licensed as a BSN or LDN
Must have at least six months of patient care.
Must have valid driver's license and be able to provide proof of insurance.
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE preferred)

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