Job Description

Location: Holy Family Hospital
Posted Date: 9/20/2022

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Certified Diabetic Educator

Full Time 32 hours per week

8:00am - 4:30pm

Qualifications: ADA Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or 1,000 hours diabetes education experience and proof of current diabetes continuing education. Registered Dietitian; MA State Licensure; MNT Provider status; MS preferred

Looking for a certified educator to help with all aspects of living with diabetes. Teach patients how to use medical equipment that is new to them, such as glucose monitors and insulin pumps. Plan out any lifestyle changes they need to make to manage the condition, for example by creating meal plans.

Responsibilities:

Assesses knowledge and skills of outpatients with diabetes to formulate and implement personalized education plans; instructs individuals and groups of patients with diabetes using appropriate audiovisuals and educational resource materials

Provides medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to outpatients with diabetes as per physician referral in a timely manner eliciting diet and medical history, explaining rationale for diet and providing written support materials.

Communicates with Medical staff information pertinent to the nutritional management of their patients.

Coordinates local diabetes program Performance Improvement [PI] Program, including data collection, analysis of outcomes and completion of PI report to be presented at Hospital Wide PI Committee.

Develops & Maintains Policies and Procedures for local diabetes education program and monitors department compliance to protocols.

Coordinates the day-to-day operation of the local outpatient diabetes program to include staffing, participation in hospital-wide committees, supervision of diabetes educators and secretary(s)

Coordinates fiscal components of the local diabetes program to include preparation of yearly budget and monitoring of expenses and revenues.

Important COVID message

Please note, Holy Family hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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