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Diabetes Educator, Nutrition and Wellness .8DV (7467-3685) in Marquette, MI at UP Health System- Marquette

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

UP Health System - Marquette

Provides diabetes education, consultation and evaluation of patient and program outcomes.

Independently writes, communicates, and implements teaching interventions for patients, families, significant others.

Delivers educational material using teaching principals and a variety of formats for new pediatric inpatients and outpatients in group and individual sessions.

Delivers educational material appropriate for identified needs utilizing knowledge of growth and development for outpatients in group and individual sessions.

Assists to maintain diabetes supplies.

Provides back up and assists other staff as necessary.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
  • Associate’s degree in Nursing required - OR -
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics required
*Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education.

Required Skills
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Certifications/ Licenses
  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) required
  • Registered Dietitian Certification OR Registered Nurse (RN) in State of Michigan required
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) required (within 2 years of hire)

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran