posted

30+ days ago

Location

Minneapolis, MN

Description


 

Voca Health has immediate openings available for Diabetes Education Specialist  professionals in Minneapolis, MN!

 

Assignment Details 

Job Description:
  • The Diabetes Education Specialist is responsible for the education of patients, their families and appropriate support systems about diabetes self-management and related issues.
  • The worker   provides diabetes self management education (DSME) and coordinates protocol-based diagnostic testing and treatment, which may include medication management, nutrition, physical activity, healthy coping, risk reduction, monitoring and problem-solving.
  • The worker also serves as a resource to other staff members as needed.
  • Provide consultation to providers on best practice in management of patients with diabetes.
  • Provides direct pt. education in an individual or group setting.
  • Following specific curriculum developed for diabetes education. 
  • Assesses patient' s physical, psychosocial, behavioral and educational needs (to include self management, SBGM, nutrition, physical activity, medication taking, health maintenance labs) and interprets the information to identify individualized clinical and educational needs.
  • Teaches technical stills, concepts of diabetes self management and facilitates behavior change for patients with Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes as well as those with pre-diabetes.
  • Collaborates with the patient to establish individual goals.
  • Communicates with providers and nursing staff to keep them aware of patient progress and recommends changes in regimen as appropriate.
  • Evaluates the patients comprehension of completed education and develops follow up plans to address ongoing needs.
  • Documentation of required assessments, interventions, evaluations, and follow-up is consistent with established departmental and ADA standards.
  • Individualizes education presentation & materials to the patient and patient circumstance.
  • Care coordination is goal/outcome focused and revised and/or patient is referred for additional services to help in attaining their goals.
  • Patient response is documented including rationale for all actions/decisions.
  • Maintains program content is current and consistent with ADA standards and Fairview Diabetes Care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of adult learning techniques in both individual and group education settings

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Nursing or Registered Pharmacist
  • Preferred Master’ s Degree in Nursing or Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Minimum Experience 3-5 years of experience as a diabetes educator

Shift
  • 8 hour shifts, 5 days a week, 40 hours total per week

Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:
  • Dedicated  Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages


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About the Company

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Voca

Voca is a relationship organization focused on uniting talented individuals with exceptional companies.

At Voca, we strongly believe that a better career results in a happier you, and we are therefore dedicated to help guide people on a career path that fulfills their passion and purpose.

We work throughout the United States, with physical locations in Minnesota, Colorado, Arizona, Kentucky, and New York.

Whether you are seeking to advance your career, follow a new calling, or add the right people to your organization, we are here to help.

Voca: The Spirit of Work

Company Size

100 to 499 employees

Industry

Staffing/Employment Agencies

Founded

2005

Website

http://www.myvoca.com/