The Diabetes Educator has advanced knowledge and clinical expertise in Diabetes and is responsible for providing group instruction to patients with pre-diabetes, diabetes and gestational diabetes. Provides medical nutrition therapy as ordered. Ensures patients receive accurate and updated information according to the National Standards for Diabetes Education.
Provides updated instruction to patients regarding management of diabetes, pre-diabetes, and gestational diabetes and documents the patients’ plan of care and reaction to instruction.
Develops, implements and evaluates diet and nutrition curriculum for education materials using evidence based practiced strategies.
Participate with program lead to educate and market the Outpatient Diabetic Program with Beaumont physicians, APNs, and nursing staff.
Assist with department objectives, tools, policies and procedures development.
Acts as a liaison between patient, family, multidisciplinary team, and physician.
Bachelor degree (B.S.) from four-year College or university.
American Dietetic Association (ADA) approved dietetic internship or equivalent.
Two (2) years’ experience as a dietitian/nutrition in a clinical or hospital setting.
Registered Dietitian (commission on Dietetic Registration).
Certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Board Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
Internal Number: 30153437
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Beaumont Health is Michigan’s largest health care system (based on inpatient admissions and net patient revenue) and provides patients with compassionate, extraordinary care, no matter where they live. With eight hospitals, 145 outpatient locations, nearly 5,000 physicians and more than 38,000 employees, Beaumont’s commitment to patient and family-centered care contributes to the health and well-being of residents throughout the community and beyond.