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Diabetes Special Educator

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76229 Date posted 09/24/2016
Requisition ID: 76229
  • Facility: Sharp Outpatient Pavilion
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Diabetes Clinic
  • Category: Dietitian Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
This position is located in Serra Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
Per diem, 8-hour day shift: 8:00am-4:30pm, weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics
  • Registered Dietician (RD)
  • 2 years experience as a Clinical Dietician
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) certification
  • Basic Computer skills:  Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Word, and EMR
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experienced in presentations to small and large groups
  • Ability to demonstrate strong critical thinking skill
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player with a multi-disciplinary team
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Experience with individual and group education
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

The Diabetes Spec. Educator with the Diabetes Clinic is an excellent opportunity for aa Registered Dietician (RD) who is a Certified Diabetes Educator.  The selected candidate would be a member of a dynamic Interdisciplinary Diabetes Team composed of the Medical Director for Diabetes, the Director of the Diabetes Service Line, the Manager of the Diabetes Service Line, the Inpatient Diabetes Nurse Specialist, and a Clinical Pharmacist. The Diabetes Spec. Educator provides diabetes care and education to patients.
The Diabetes Service Line at Sharp Healthcare employs Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians.  The Service Line provides inpatient and outpatient diabetes education, and Diabetes Disease Management at various sites throughout San Diego County. The location for this position is the Sharp Metro campus in Kearney Mesa with primary office site at Sharp Memorial Hospital.  Sharp Memorial Hospital is a leader and innovator in Inpatient Diabetes Management both which allows for the opportunity to be a member of a progressive team in healthcare. 
Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, located next to Sharp Memorial Hospital, offers a wide array of services including cancer treatment, laser vision correction, general and women’s imaging, outpatient surgery, endoscopy, diabetes education, and a community conference center and health library. At the heart of the Pavilion is the Cushman Wellness Center — providing comprehensive health evaluations tailored to an individual’s age and lifestyle, and integrative therapies to enhance physical, mental and spiritual health.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
Twisting (trunk)
Twisting (neck)
Bending (waist)
Flexing/Extending (neck)
Fine Manipulation / Pinching
Reaching below shoulder level
Reaching above shoulder level
Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
Lift up to 50 pounds
Push/Pull over 100 pounds
Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Diabetes Specialist Educator, Diabetes, Educator, Dietician, RD, Dietary, CDE
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