Part-time Community Education Instructor
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Job Title: Diabetes Educator (Inpatient) - Flex/Per Diem
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Wellbeing Services, Dietitian, RN - Registered
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-Clinical Nutrition Division
Date Posted: 01/29/2022
Job ID: R-26881
Diabetes Educator Specialist serves in an advanced role providing
in-depth analysis of the patient with diabetes and providing
specialized care and in-depth education for persons with diabetes
and their families. Serves as a team member in assessing needs,
planning and providing education and care, evaluating outcomes and
coordinating follow up care for persons with diabetes.
Provides diabetes education self-management training and care.
Evaluates the individual being seen for in-depth knowledge of
diabetes, diabetes self-management skills, support and barriers to
Provides in-depth direct care to individuals with diabetes and
their families in collaboration with the healthcare provider.
Provides guidelines related to medication and nutritional
Performs comprehensive foot exam, teaches advanced level of
treatment of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
Teaches use of blood glucose meter, insulin preparation, injection
skills and techniques.
Develops in-depth diabetes management plans incorporating the
patient's diabetes assessment, concerns and needs.
Assesses patient's appropriateness for intensive insulin
Reviews specific indicators measured and results, recommends
medication changes for the metabolic control of persons with
diabetes on an outpatient basis and provides phone contact for
medication adjustments and problem-solving under the supervision of
the physician and in accordance with policy and procedures for
Assists physician with research involving education and care of
Helps evaluate process of developing, monitoring and evaluating the
use of protocols and guidelines, practice tools and leads team on
changes and revision as needed.
Participates and assists at assigned sites in diabetes care under
Endocrinology and helps in the design of diabetes education
programs at clinic sites.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
*This positions requires a RDN or RN. CDE is preferred.
*This is a per diem (flex) opportunity or can be added to an
employee's primary role as an additional job (formerly known as
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Minimum of 2 years-Clinical (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Diabetes Educator within 2 years - Default Issuing Body;
Certified Healthcare Access Associate - Default Issuing Body
Our Purpose & Values
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our
patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our
communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope
to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who
humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with
the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for
tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to
care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members
and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time
and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and
domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior
management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration,
cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with
unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our
patients, members and community come from a wide variety of
backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health
easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or status as a protected veteran.
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