The Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai
December 5, 2018
Mt. Airy , Maryland
Part Time - Experienced
The division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai is seeking a Registered Dietician with diabetes education experience to support our Pediatric diabetes program at our Mt. Airy office. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills with a strong commitment to superior patient care. Key responsibilities include teaching patient/family skills for diabetes self-management, evaluating patient needs at appropriate intervals and working physicians to establish appropriate management strategies.
Documents all patient-care-related activities within the medical record according to established guidelines and formats
Evaluates current practice standards and evidence and develops and maintains resources.
Implements proper protocols for diabetes patient management
Monitors and manages hypoglycemia and sick days per protocol, makes recommendations for medication dose adjustments per protocol, triages urgent calls per established guidelines
May assist with pediatric gastroenterology and neurology nutrition assessments.
Registered Dietitian (RD) with minimum of on year diabetic educator experience. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred but not required.
Experience in group and individual teach and collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.
Knowledge of diabetes management across the continuum of care.
Ability to identify barriers to learning, learning preferences, and preferred/appropriate learning principles and age-appropriate instructional techniques.
Internal Number: 46940
About The Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai
The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at The Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for a range of endocrine disorders, including diabetes, to patients from infancy through young adulthood. Our team of pediatric endocrinologists, nurses, social workers and dietitians works with primary care physicians in addressing patient needs. Our experts can diagnose and treat complex endocrine conditions and inform patients and their families on how to best manage them. In keeping with our family-centered approach to care, we value the critical role parents play in keeping children healthy and consider them to be key members of our health care team. We make sure parents have access to all members of their child’s care team and are included in the decision-making process relating to care.