Diabetes Education Specialist
The Certified Diabetes Education Specialist is responsible for the education of patients, their families and appropriate support systems about diabetes self-management and related issues. The CDES provides diabetes self management education (DSME) and coordinates protocol-based diagnostic testing and treatment, which may include medication management, nutrition, physical activity, healthy coping, risk reduction, monitoring and problem-solving. DSME is provided most often in a group setting. The CDES is responsible to ensure the program is meeting the criteria to maintain AADE recognition. The CDES also serves as a resource to other staff members as needed. This position will provide services to several metro clinics.
Requirements: Current Minnesota RD, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) as well as BLS is required.
For more than 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We have grown into one of Minnesota's largest nonprofit organizations. Today, we are more than 20,000 employees providing exceptional care and leading health care innovations that will sustain us into the future.
We partner with one of the nation's top research and teaching facilities - the University of Minnesota and its Academic Health Center. Our partnership is a national model that enables us to provide breakthrough medicine to our patients.
Our caregivers and leaders are re-envisioning patient care during a time of transformational change in health care. From ground-breaking care models in our primary care facilities to unique collaborative relationships with payers and employers and implementation of new technologies, we're committed to improving the overall value of our clinical quality and experience for our patients as we reduce the cost of care.
We are hospitals, clinics, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, pharmacy services and much more. To the communities we serve, we are known as a healthcare leader, community partner and trusted advocate. As an employer, we nurture the teamwork, passion and excellence needed to deliver our promise of exceptional care to our patients.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to fit your life.
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