Nearly thirty years ago, QuadMed was born out of the idea that health care should be simple. By providing employers and their employees with quality onsite and near-site primary care, with a focus on wellness and prevention, we make a culture of health and well-being possible. Our caregivers working as a team, and with ample appointment times, have the opportunity to build meaningful patient relationships that produce measurable health improvement results. We’re proud to be a nationally recognized leader committed to transforming health care for the better. At QuadMed you can showcase your skills and your passion for patient care.
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 RN 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
JOB REQUIREMENTS Education:
Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university Candidates with a RN background - Bachelor’s in Nursing (RN)
Experience: 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 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.
Internal Number: 13969
Comprehensive Healthcare for Employees at your Workplace.
Our onsite Health & Wellness Centers provide fast and easy access to convenient and affordable primary care.
We operate and manage patient-centered medical homes while partnering with each employer to provide independent or shared primary care sites based on the population’s needs. Complementing our primary care model, additional services can include occupational health, physical therapy, dental, vision and more.
Staffed with a dedicated and coordinated team of medical professionals, onsite clinics provide a comprehensive spectrum of programs and services that span the care continuum so employers can provide appropriate and cost-effective healthcare for their entire population – those healthy individuals who need to stay that way, those at risk who need to improve their health and those who need to effectively manage their chronic conditions.
We manage the entire process on the employer’s behalf – from the feasibility, design and build stages, to the day to day management of the clinic. Our time-tested methodologies, proven processes and best-in-class technology helps us deliver exceptional care, utilize resources ...effectively, operate efficiently and deliver an outstanding return on investment.
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