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Instructor for Diabetes Program
Job Summary: Provides individualized diabetes self-management education and/or training (DSME/T) to individuals and groups according to the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (AADE , revised 2017).
Minimum Requirements: Current State of Michigan RN, RDN or RPh license. Three (3) years of applied clinical experience as an RN, RDN, or RPh including strong experience with persons with diabetes. Academic preparation and/or experience in program management of persons with a chronic disease. Certified Diabetes Educator within six months of hire or annually accrues 15 hours of approved continuing education based on DSME Program anniversary date. BLS certification.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Excellent organizational, interpersonal, analytical and communication skills and ability to deal effectively with a variety of people and situations. Maintains flexibility when managing multiple roles and responsibilities and is capable of communicating effectively across multiple disciplines. Demonstrates attentiveness to accuracy and ability to produce educational programs and materials relevant to target audience. Ability to adjust content and teaching strategies to patient, nurse and other learner needs. Creates a climate that supports collaborative learning across multiple disciplines and roles. Promotes a safe and healthy work environment and serves as a role model to promote excellence and safety. Proficiency in use of a variety of software and computer programs including search engines, word processing, spreadsheets, electronic medical records, databases, queries and e-mail and calendar programs. Knowledge of audiovisual and demonstration equipment set up preferred. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and handle complex and/or confidential information in an appropriate manner.
Working Conditions: Some travel may be required.
Physical Requirements: Constantly see/visual acuity, talk/hear. Frequently stand, sit. Occasionally lift/carry 1 to 49 lbs.