Certified Diabetes Education – Derry Medical Center – Windham, NH

by Wendy Jeffco on November 9, 2017

Certified Diabetes Educator

Derry Medical Center, a physician-owned, independent practice, is seeking a personable, motivated, and experienced Certified Diabetes Educator to join our growing team of primary care providers.

This full-time position will work closely and collaboratively with nursing staff and providers to provide diabetes education to patients and families.

** This position is open for a nurse or a registered dietitian who is a certified Diabetes Educator. **

Responsibilities:

Provides Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) training to patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
Discusses signs, symptoms and treatment of Hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, sick day management, medication instruction, insulin pump management education, continuous glucose monitoring education, and nutrition assessment
Plans and implements diabetes education for adults and their families/caregivers
Participates and organizes diabetes outreach activities to promote diabetes prevention and management for the community
Trains and educates nursing staff in diabetes survival skills; coordinates in-service training, continuing education, and other related diabetes and health clinical training
Instructs patients and family members on how to administer insulin, self-monitor blood glucose, and medication education
Position Highlights:

Monday thru Friday (day & evenings)
No weekend hours
Vacation, comprehensive insurance benefits, and 401K

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition or Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in clinical dietetics or nursing and as a certified diabetes educator
Registered Dietitian with NH license or RN with NH license
Current Certification as a Diabetes Educator by NCBDE required
Certified pump trainer preferred
Experience in Electronic Medical Records

Apply by sending your resume directly to Vipra Rai, Director for Functional Medicine, Diabetes, Nutrition and Wellness at vrai@derrymedicalcenter.com.

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