Certified Diabetes Educator (0.6 FTE, Days)
0.6 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift
At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
Provide diabetes education services to Kidney, Liver, Heart, Heart-Lung, Lung & Pancreas Transplant Program. Collaborate with RN transplant coordinators and M.D.'s in regards to appropriate diabetes management and education protocols in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Provide diabetes education class and support group services for transplant patients.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
• Collaborate with medical and hospital nursing staff with discharge planning and other patient / family interventions as needed.
• Communicate with patients and families regarding patient progress in clinic settings and via phone call follow- up.
• Develop and deliver requested in-service training and presentations for Transplant teams, Hospital staff, School of Medicine courses, and outside organizations, in regard to: Development and status of program services.
• Facilitate outpatient diabetes classes pertinent to program.
• Facilitate professional development of transplant health care teams (RN, RD, PharmD, and LCSW) by improving clinical theoretical education and knowledge in the field of diabetes. Communication of clinical research protocols, study findings, and current practices.
• Make recommendations involving course of Diabetes management supplies, tools and further education for both the family and patient.
• Monitor patients' diabetes outcomes with out-of-area healthcare team; communicate and document patient progress for transplant physicians and healthcare staff.
• Oversee inpatient care with Transplant teams and hospital staff regarding diabetes management and education, including nursing staff, registered dieticians, and pharmacy services.
• Oversee the multidisciplinary diabetes education team that performs diabetes education / management services for Transplant program.
• Oversight of writing, submission, renewal and revision of IRB protocols and informed consents assuring timely compliance with IRB requirements.
• Prepare manuscripts for publication, in conjunction with research collaborators, for print publications and scientific meeting presentations.
• Provide outreach support to transplant population, including facilitating out of Stanford system referrals to diabetes management teams (physician and staff) local to patient.
• Review and recommend grant proposals, (including developing study design), research methods and study protocols.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible and directly related experience.
License/Certification: Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
• Ability to adjust communications to fit the needs and level of understanding of the receiver.
• Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising as well as prepare clear, comprehensive written and oral reports and materials.
• Ability to provide leadership and influence others.
• Ability to teach, provide lesson plans and give instruction to patients and their families in areas related to their treatment.
• Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.
• Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area Knowledge of project management process and systems.
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