UofL Physicians

  • Diabetes Educator

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    2018-6027
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for providing comprehensive medical care under the direction of a Physician.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the educational needs of diabetic patients.
    • Implement an individual teaching plan, coordinate continuing education, and provide follow-up diabetes and health care management.
    • Provide initial and follow-up insulin pump education, CGMS, and glucometers.
    • Provide management via internet and telemedicine for diabetes and gestational diabetes patients.
    • Conduct diabetes self-management education (DSME) group classes.
    • Assist with developing a comprehensive AADE /ADA accredited program in diabetes education (DSME) under direction of endocrine faculty.
    • Conduct specialized endocrine tests with repeated blood sampling.
    • Schedule and organize Nuclear Medicine/ Endocrine tests including radioiodine scans.
    • Obtain prior authorizations and provide prescription refill support.
    • Communicate verbally, and via electronic medical record, to health care team, goals of treatment as needed.
    • Document all plans of care and record patient meter readings in medical chart.
    • Answer telephone inquiries.
    • Adhere to timely documentation using electronic medical records.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

    • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.
    • Updated CDE (or ADM advanced diabetes management)
    • At least 3 years clinical practice experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

    • Well-developed interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Familiarity with EMR for documentation and coding purposes.
    • Strong decision making skills.
    • Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Combination of office, exam rooms, and classrooms.

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