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Diabetes Spec Educ (Non BU) / Diabetes Services- Grossmont / Chula Vista / Part Time 0.5 / Days

Job ID JR128872 Date Posted 09/20/2022
Chula Vista, California
  • San Diego Imaging Center
  • Day
  • Regular
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Responsibilities

Hours

Shift Start Time:

8 AM

Shift End Time:

4:30 PM

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

No Weekends

On-Call Required:

No


What You Will Do
Serves as a clinical expert, educator, and consultant.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Dietetics
  • 2 Years Experience as a Clinical Dietitian
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) - Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education -REQUIRED
  • CDR Registered Dietitian (RD) - Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) -REQUIRED


Preferred Qualifications

  • Individual and group education experience


Other Qualification Requirements

  • Registration with the American Dietetic Association


Essential Functions

  • Clinical expert/consultant
    Collaborates with the diabetes team to update clinical guidelines, procedures and policies.
    Maintains unit identified competencies, incorporating age-specific criteria as appropriate.
    Develops mutually collaborative, professional relationships with other departments/entities/external health care agencies.
    Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to integrate research-based interventions that enhance patient outcomes.
    Acts as a resource on complex patient care activities.
    Anticipates potential patient outcomes and takes appropriate action when care deviates or is not progressing.
    Participates in all service line activities including committees, marketing and community services.
    Responsible for actions, which result in improved patient outcomes.
  • Community
    Provides community education services as necessary.
    Participates in community organizations as representative of hospital.
  • Customer service
    Consistently communicates in a positive and timely manner with patients, visitors, staff members, and physicians.
    Handles problems in a professional and proactive manner. Demonstrates teamwork, cooperation and responsiveness.
    Exhibits effective communication strategies in an effort to create positive first impression with individuals as well as groups of patients, family, significant others, and members of the health care team. Employee demonstrates customer service by conducting self on the job in a professional manner, extending courtesy, consideration and cooperation to patients, visitors and other employees.
    Ensures positive activities/interactions with other departments and co-workers by providing appropriate, adequate and accurate information. Listens to ideas, thoughts and feelings of others and responds with appropriate information to ensure customer satisfaction.
    Identifies patient and department relation problems and utilizes professional steps of problem solving to resolve identified issues. Focuses on problem resolution priorities and makes recommendations to resolve.
    Demonstrates teamwork, cooperation and responsiveness.
  • Educator
    Assesses the patient's clinical and psychosocial status, diagnosis, and treatment plan to ensure appropriateness.
    Obtains, reviews and analyzes information in collaboration with the patient, family, significant other as related to educational needs.
    In collaboration with health team members, implements a comprehensive multidisciplinary training education plan indicated to achieve clinical outcomes.
    Sets patient-centered education goals in collaboration with healthcare team and implements plan modifications when necessary.
    Identifies patient risk factors and refers to appropriate health intervention programs.
    Identifies patient risk factors derived from the patient assessment data and refers to appropriate health intervention programs when care deviates or is not progressing.
    Demonstrates effective teaching methods appropriate to the patient's age, developmental level, gender, cultural background, language and education.
  • Group facilitator
    Incorporate behavioral learning styles into group presentations.
    Able to present to multiple levels of learners simultaneously.
    Facilitates group discussions to aid in the learning process.
    Identifies patient risk factors derived from the patient assessment data and refers to appropriate health intervention programs when care deviates or is not progressing.
    Demonstrates effective teaching methods appropriate to the patient's age, developmental level, gender, cultural background, language and education.
  • Performance Improvement
    Participates in all service line activities including quality monitoring.
    Responsible for actions, which result in improved department outcomes.
  • Professional responsibilities
    Demonstrates excellent communication and team building skills.
    Maintains specialized skills certifications.
    Maintains CEUs according to most current ADA requirements.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic computer skills required.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

Bachelor's Degree; Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) - Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education; CDR Registered Dietitian (RD) - Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
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