Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) (939)
Provides individualized diabetes self-management education and training to individuals and groups including, but not limited to, those patients enrolled in the Sweet Success program according to the scope and standards of practice for Certified Diabetes Educators.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and plan for educational content and teaching methods with program participants.
- Provides educational interventions that utilize primarily interactive, collaborative, skill-based training methods and maximizes the use of interactive training methods.
- Collaboratively develops an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant.
- Documents assessment data, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant’s educational records.
- Utilizes a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members when needed.
- Actively participate in quality improvement as it relates to the Sweet Success program.
- Utilize electronic population management tools to track and monitor outcomes.
- Using identified risk criteria contact, assess, and support patients in managing their Diabetes Mellitus.
- Provide individual case management to patients to include: appointment scheduling with PCP’s, identification of resources, group and individual education, patient self management support.
- Work with Director of Clinical Education and Outreach in the ongoing development of the Sweet Success program.
- Provide staff training and updates to GVHC staff as required
- Other duties and projects as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Community health, nutrition, motivational interviewing, and adult learning.
SKILLS: Spanish speaking required; excellent customer services and interpersonal skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; written, presentation and training skills.
ABILITY TO: Meet deadlines and prioritize tasks; work independently, travel as required – CA driver’s license, proof of insurance and clean driving record; work flexible hours; to effectively interact with community agencies, patients, and clinical personnel; complete required reports. Advanced verbal and written bilingual communication, English/Spanish.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Must be able to hear patients on the phone and those who are served in-person, and speak clearly in order to communicate information to patients and peers. Must be able to have vision that is adequate to read memos, a computer screen, and administrative documents. Must have high manual dexterity..
- Certified Diabetes Educator credentialed by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE).
- High school diploma or GED.
- Bachelor's Degree in health related field.
- Minimum of one (1) year of health education related job experience.