Relief Noncertified Diabetes Educator (.001 FTE, Days)
.001 FTE, 8 Hour Work Schedule, Day Shift
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This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
Provide support for diabetes education services for the Diabetes or Obstetric Programs. Collaborate with the clinical care teams in regards to appropriate diabetes management and education protocols in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Provide support for diabetes education classes and support group services.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.
Under the supervision of a preceptor/mentor, can provide diabetes self-management education (DSME) for newly diagnosed patients with diabetes and their families. DSME can be provided in-person or via telehealth.
Provide education involving diabetes management supplies and devices. Assist family with the selection of a diabetes device and placing the order with a vendor.
Train patients starting on continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). Assist patients with linking their accounts for their insulin pumps and continues glucose monitors to SCH clinical accounts. Provide instruction on daily use of CGMs.
Review glucose trends at regular pre-determined intervals from patients using CGMs. When actionable trends are identified, work with preceptor or CDCES lead to determine adjustments to the current diabetes treament plan as per protocol. Notify patient¿s provider when patient glucose data is consistently outside healthy glucose range.
Participate clinical quality improvement (CQI) projects to change and improve the standard of care at SCH (must complete Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training and maintain qualifications to be involved in research CQI projects).
Communicate with patients and families regarding diabetes patient care between clinical visits.
Communicate with patients school nurse and school staff about patients diabetes care during school hours. Clarify Diabetes Medical Management Plan for school staff when school is unfamiliar with patients diabetes care plan.
Collaborate on discharge planning of patients with diabetes and other patient / family interventions as needed.
Assist with prior authorizations for diabetes medications and devices when medically necessary, but not covered benefit of patient¿s insurance.
Facilitate diabetes medication prescription renewals, route to providers for review and signature.
Monitor patients' diabetes behavioral goals and assess outcomes. Communicate and document patient progress.
Assist in-patient hospital staff with DSME.
Interact with the multidisciplinary diabetes team in outpatient clinics that provides comprehensive diabetes care and education. Participates in California Children¿s Services (CCS) annual visits as an essential core team member.
Facilitate referrals to adult diabetes management teams when patient is prepared and ready to transition to an adult endocrinologist.
Refer clients/patients to other dietetics professionals or disciplines when a situation is beyond one's level or area of competence. (If CDCES is also a registered dietitian (RD), can provide Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) as needed).
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: One (1) years of progressively responsible and directly related experience.
License/Certification: Healthcare licensed/registered clinician, including RN, NP, PA, RD/RDN, SW or RPH/PharmD.
CDCES credential within one year of hire. If incumbent is a RN, RD, or SW must also be able to obtain CCS paneling within one year of hire.
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to adjust communications to fit the needs and level of understanding of the receiver.
Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising as well as prepare clear, comprehensive written and oral reports and materials.
Ability to teach, provide lesson plans and give instruction to patients and their families in areas related to their treatment.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Ability to travel to various sites and clinic locations.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Compensation is based on the level and requirements of the role.
Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, location, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.
Typically, new team members join at the minimum to mid salary range.
Minimum to Midpoint Range (1.0 FTE): $93,620.80 to $110,624.80
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.