Provides self-management instruction in group and individual sessions, in accordance with patient education standards set by the American Diabetes Association, departmental policy through effective application of teaching-learning strategies. Provides assessment and education in all content areas except individualized meal plan calculation for RN or insulin administration, comprehensive insulin pump and sensor training for RD. Includes all required documentation and follow-up. Incorporates special needs considerations when applicable.
Establishes individualized learning goals, objectives and educational plan in collaboration with the patient.
Evaluates patient upon completion of educational plan and provides remediation as indicated.
Provides ongoing health coaching utilizing only approved resources to effectively engage the client.
Actively participates and accepts responsibility for special projects such as risk testing, speaker requests, support groups and other community events designed to increase diabetes awareness.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Nurse: Associate Degree in Nursing
Dietitian: Bachelorâ™s Degree in Dietetics
1-3 years of experience in field
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
1 year experience in diabetes specialty
Bachelorâ™s Degree in Nursing or Masterâ™s Degree in Dietetics preferred
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Licensed in the state of Florida or multi state as a Registered Nurse or
Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Licensed in the state of Florida as a Dietitian
Certified Diabetes Educator.
The Outpatient Diabetes Educator, under general guidance, is responsible for providing age specific diabetes self-management education to patients and healthcare professionals. Provide diabetes education services in a new core delivery model as a health coach for corporate organizations and their employees. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility for maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of applicable local, state and federal agencies and regulatory bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.