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Per Diem Certified Diabetes Educator

Posted by
Diabetes Foundation
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Hackensack, NJ
New
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Published 20 days ago

About the Diabetes Foundation, Inc.: Since 1990, the Diabetes Foundation (DF) has been dedicated to providing individuals living with diabetes, access to high-quality, affordable, and accessible resources, to help them manage their care, from medical assistance, to free education and coaching, to a wealth of personalized resources. We serve thousands of individuals each year helping the provide help, hope and better help to children and adults throughout the state of New Jersey.

 

Reports Directly To: Senior Manager: Patient Education and Support Services

 

About the Diabetes Educator Role: The Diabetes Foundation is dedicated to helping children and adults who are at risk of developing diabetes to those who are living with Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. Our work includes providing tangible services such as medication, A1c screenings, transportation and monitoring supplies to working directly working our participants to educate the about the important aspects of care related to diabetes from physical activity and healthy eating, to monitoring and medication management. Role is up to 10 hours weekly.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Educate individuals with diabetes or at risk for diabetes in a group setting virtually or in-person

o  Use our certified DSMES program education format and materials

o  Provide education to DSMES participants throughout New Jersey

o  Educate on appropriate diabetes-related care and self-management techniques

o  Support the significance of pertinent lifestyle changes

o  Promote diabetes-related best practices within public spheres to boost well-being

·        Take part in Individual Education Visits virtually on topics focused on diabetes-related care and self-management techniques

·        As time allots support DF through development of webinars and additional education material to support the public

·        Record educational diabetes self-management videos to be distributed amongst participants, referrers and caretakers in a professional studio


Core Competencies:

·        Certified Diabetes Educator; Maintain certification, Registered Nurse or Pharmacist

·        Spanish and/or French Creole a plus

·        Dedicated to mission of Diabetes Foundation

·        Diligent about fulfilling responsibilities

·        Adept at being flexible, and able to navigate challenges

·        Ability to work evenings and weekends

·        Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skill


Benefits to You:

·        Competitive salary

·        Opportunity to educate, interact with and change the lives of countless people throughout New Jersey

·        A friendly, fast-paced work environment

·        Working with other diabetes professionals who share the common goal of lowering diabetes diagnoses and educating people about preventative care

About the Diabetes Foundation, Inc.: Since 1990, the Diabetes Foundation (DF) has been dedicated to providing individuals living with diabetes, access to high-quality, affordable, and accessible resources, to help them manage their care, from…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 19, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    January 18, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

English is a must with a preference for applicants who speak Spanish and/or French Creole.

English is a must with a preference for applicants who speak Spanish and/or French Creole.

Location

On-site
Hackensack, NJ, USA

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