Summary of Duties: Perform diversified duties both within and in support of the Diabetes Management Program by providing services to in-patients and out-patients including but not limited to designing and delivering treatment programs, managing daily caseload and collecting and interpreting assessment data to formulate treatment plans.
May provide functional or technical supervision over other employees in same or closely related classifications where scope of supervisory responsibility is limited to occasional direction, guidance, explanation, etc.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Nutrition and/or Exercise Physiology and/or Behavioral Health is required. Over one year of related experience required; over three years preferred. Masters degree in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or Behavioral Health is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current certification by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators as Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) or to be obtained within 2 years of hire is required and one of the following licenses/registrations as related to secondary field of expertise: 1) registered as a dietitian, licensed as a dietitian by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (active National Provider Identifier (NPI)); or 2) Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RECP) certification and/or American College of Sports Medicine Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES) or is eligible to secure credentials within one year of hire; or 3) Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. BLS & CPR is required. Certified in insulin pump and sensor training highly desirable.
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Our system includes four hospitals — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River (founded in 1885), St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford (founded in 1884) and Tobey Hospital in Wareham (founded in 1938). These hospitals merged on June 9, 1996 to form Southcoast Hospitals Group and operate under a single hospital license, with a total of 815 beds. Southcoast Health now also includes Southcoast Behavioral Health in Dartmouth.
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