QuadMed's dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.
The Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) works within the Chronic Condition Management program. The CDE is responsible for assessment, planning, and implementation of a customized educational program for Chronic Condition Program participants. Strong focus on Diabetes patients, and their co-morbidities, but will include other chronic conditions. Will provide Care Coordination for the multidisciplinary team through consultations and referrals to other health care professionals including: Providers, wellness coaches, exercise physiologists, and/or registered dieticians. Integrates patient assessments and health history information to develop a comprehensive, self-management care-plan for patients with chronic conditions. Will outreach to a population of high-risk patients as necessary to provide additional support and guidance to leverage patient engagement. The CDE will be an RD and will provide education and support to individuals and groups, according to their individual Scopes of Practice.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Collects program participant assessment data, in a collaborative and ongoing manner Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational content and teaching methods Collaboratively develops an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant Evaluates effectiveness of educational services provided by measuring attainment of learning objectives. Conducts a follow-up assessment of program guidelines Documents assessment data, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant’s Electronic Medical Record Utilizes a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members Identifies when a program participant’s needs are outside the scope of the instructor’s practice and expertise, arranges for additional services to meet needs Contributes to, and participates in, a continuous quality improvement process
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. In select states, patient care is provided by an independent physician-owned corporation.
Education: Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university Candidates with a RD background - Graduate of an ACEND-accredited dietetic program, preferred
Experience: 0-2 years of experience in direct care of patients with diabetes; 2 years or more preferred Insulin pump experience preferred Additional experience in any of the following is preferred: management of patients with chronic conditions, including but not limited to COPD, asthma, and/or hypertension
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Certified Diabetes Educator certification preferred, or willing to obtain within 1 year (special circumstances may allow for a 2-year completion period) Current and valid licensure in the state of practice (if applicable) Current CPR (BLS) certification required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Able to lead and effectively manage individual and group education sessions Intermediate computer skills (use of Internet and email) Electronic Medical Record experience preferred. Work independently, self-motivated Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the care team and organization Bilingual a plus
Internal Number: 9847
QuadMed is a leading provider of onsite, near-site and shared-site employer-sponsored health and wellness centers. We’re a national medical group practice with over 200 providers across the country, yet we still base our health and wellness centers on the values our founder instilled in the company over 25 years ago: to practice health care with a focus on relationships.
We embrace the patient-centered medical home model of care that emphasizes meaningful patient-provider relationships and team collaboration. With a focus on wellness, pre-disease and chronic condition management, QuadMed health and wellness centers promote better living through health education and lifestyle change, with a full scope of care to accommodate referrals.
Some health care professionals call what they do a job. We at QuadMed call it our passion.