| Diabetes Health Educator - Clinic-Peds-730 Welch 1A (0.8 FTE, Days) |
Category: Clinical Services Job Type: Part-Time Shift: Days Location: Palo Alto CA 94034 1601 Req: 6604 FTE: 0.8 Clinical Services
0.8 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
Provide diabetes education services to pediatric diabetes patients. Collaborate with the diabetes team 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.
Essential Functions 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, 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 diabetes health care teams (RN, RD, 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.
• Collaborates with the multidisciplinary diabetes education team that performs diabetes education / management services for diabetes program.
• Prepare manuscripts for publication, in conjunction with research collaborators, for print publications and scientific meeting presentations.
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: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related experience. Experience in Pediatrics preferred.
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.
• Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area Knowledge of project management process and systems.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.