Diabetes Educator REQ#4502

Full Time at The Villages Health

Enhance the organization’s mission by delivering diabetes education through an ADA Education Recognized Program (ADA ERP) for patient education. Provide educational classes to patients of The Villages Health and conduct community education sessions, as requested. Act as a resource on diabetes management to clinical staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide both individual and group diabetes education programs following the curriculum established for the ADA ERP certification

Conduct initial assessments with patients to provide education, coordinate resources, and determine need for diabetes education programs

Responsible for documenting patient assessments and progress in electronic medical record and other databases

Set up education area for class sessions and break down materials when complete

Act as a diabetes education resource with TVH clinical staff and at community events

Maintain patient care schedule

Provide community education services through facilitation of Diabetes Prevention Program and Learning Center seminars

Provide regular reporting to Manager on diabetes education program effectiveness

Troubleshoot problems and develop recommendations for resolution within the unit

Educational/Experience Requirements:

Current certification with the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (CDE) required. Certification in insulin pumps preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and a have ability to quickly learn any specific departmental software that may be required.  Must be extremely organized and flexible to adjust to multiple task requests and changing priorities.  Proven experience as a self-starter who can work with little direction. 

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The Villages Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws. Please see the attached posters for more detail about your rights: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (EEO)Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). 

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