Location: US:PA:Reading Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00a - 4:30p
Recruiter Contact: Erin McCaw at email@example.com
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.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in foods and nutrition, OR Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
A minimum one year of recent work experience teaching hospital inpatient and out-patients with diabetes.
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.
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