•Oversight of the planning, implementation and evaluation of the DSME Program.
•Arranges and coordinates the activities of the advisory group.
•Liaises between the staff, the advisory group, other departments and administration
•Monitors and facilitates maintenance of staff qualifications.
•Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the educational needs of diabetic patients.
•Implement an individual teaching plan, coordinate continuing education, and provide follow-up diabetes and health care management.
•Provide initial and follow-up insulin pump education, CGMS, and glucometers.
•Provide management via internet and telemedicine for diabetes and gestational diabetes patients.
•Conduct diabetes self-management education (DSME) group classes.
•Assist with developing a comprehensive AADE /ADA accredited program in diabetes education (DSME) under direction of endocrine faculty.
•Conduct specialized endocrine tests with repeated blood sampling.
•Schedule and organize Nuclear Medicine/ Endocrine tests including radioiodine scans.
•Obtain prior authorizations and provide prescription refill support.
•Communicate verbally, and via electronic medical record, to health care team, goals of treatment as needed.
•Document all plans of care and record patient meter readings in medical chart.
•Answer telephone inquiries.
•Adhere to timely documentation using electronic medical records.
•Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.
•Updated CDE(or ADM advanced diabetes management)
•Experience in program management.
•At least 3 years clinical practice experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
•Well-developed interpersonal, and communication skills.
•Familiarity with EMR for documentation and coding purposes.
•Strong decision making skills.
•Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated.
Internal Number: Endo4919
About University of Louisville Physicians
Compensation – We offer competitive market-based salaries and a pay-for-performance merit increase system.
Benefits – Comprehensive, high-quality medical coverage, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, a health care flexible spending account , life and disability coverage are all part of our benefits package.
Retirement – We offer a profit sharing plan where team members may make voluntary pre-tax contributions. Some team members qualify for participation in the money purchase plan.
Work-Life – Achieve a great balance between work and life with our paid time off and paid holidays.