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Providence Health & Services Diabetes Educator *On-Call* in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Diabetes Educator (Diabetes Clinic, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provides individualized or group instruction to diabetes/nutritional patients having routine or specialized needs:

  • Assesses educational need based on stages of growth and development, and the normal aging process.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of diabetes and able to communicate this information with the patients.

  • Demonstrates, when RD, knowledge of nutritional requirements of multiple disease processes and able to communicate this information with patients.

  • Able to identify high risk and specialty populations and provides teaching tools for these populations.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of products used in the care of diabetes; i.e. medications, meters, dietary programs, and exercise regimens, etc.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of customer service concepts and methods.

  • Develops, evaluates, and revise education teaching materials for the diabetes/nutritional program including handouts, printed materials, published literature, and diabetes products.

  • Plans, implements and evaluates the diabetes program in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team:

  • Attends team meetings, annual meeting, and collaboration meetings as needed for the development of the evolving diabetes program.

  • Contributes to the success of the Diabetes & Nutritional Center

  • Diabetes Self-Management Education

  • Contributes to the success of maintaining Recognition in Diabetes Education.

  • Demonstrates the ability to design educational programs, make effective presentations and evaluate learning.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health related field

  • Current Alaska State license if Registered Nurse; or Dietitian Certification and Registered; or licenses pharmacist

  • 2 years diabetes related experience

  • Knowledge of diabetes care, treatment, and diabetes self- management education, or Medical Nutrition Therapy

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Health related field

  • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist is preferred and must be obtained within 2 years of employment

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in diabetes and self-management education

  • Computer skills with typing, business software such as Word and Excel, and PowerPoint

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 294335

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