Providence Health & Services Registered Dietitian - Diabetic Educator in Walla Walla, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Diabetic Educator (Diabetes Clinic, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate the Diabetes Education Self-Management (DSME) Program providing consultation services for both inpatient and outpatient referrals.

  • Collects Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) Program participant assessment data in a collaborative and ongoing manner.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of care by assisting with collection and analysis of data from chart review, literature search, or other data sources and participate in recommendations for improvements for the multidisciplinary team.

  • Assist with the coordination of patient discharge or follow-up needs with other members of the care team and families.

  • Collaboratively develop an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant.

  • Conduct individual or group diabetes self-management education for the age-group served.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree from an accredited dietetic program

  • Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) OR license-eligible with the Board of Medical Examiners to practice as a nutritionist in the State of Washington

  • Diabetes Educator certification (CDE) must be obtained after minimum Diabetes Self-Management Education experience (1000 hours) is acquired

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Meet continuing education standards as established by the credentialing agency of the American Dietetic Association annually

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in an acute care facility

  • Ability to speak Spanish

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Healthcare Practitioner and Technician

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 212374