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Health Educator - RD-CDE - Per Diem

Modesto, California
02/13/18 16:38
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Health Educator - RD-CDE - Per Diem
Modesto, California
Job ID SGMF-1802503 Date posted 02/13/2018
Description
POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for providing quality health education to people served in our clinic, the community, and staff.  Education includes individual counseling, classes, and preventive programs for medical nutrition therapy, diabetes self-management and wellness. 

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF)is a non-profit, multi-specialty health care organization affiliated with Sutter Health. Based in Modesto, SGMF provides quality medical care, health education and research activities in a five-county area. SGMF's medical staff includes family practitioners, internists and pediatricians, as well as a range of specialist physicians. Services include imaging, nuclear medicine, a health library, health education programs, occupational medicine, diabetes education, nutrition counseling, infertility counseling, and weight management.


Qualifications
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
  • A bachelor or advanced degree in nutrition science or dietetics and/or institutional management or closely related field.
  • A one year internship in an accredited institution is completed after the bachelor degree.
  • Must be a registered dietitian with membership in the American Dietetic Association. 
  • A Certification in Diabetes Education (CDE) preferred.
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers cared required.
Experience:
  • Requires experience in practicing as a Certified Diabetes Educator in a clinic or hospital setting, and in practicing as a clinical Registered Dietitian in a clinic of outpatient setting.
  • Must have experience in teaching all self-management skills for diabetes.
  • Previous experiencing teaching adults and young patients.
Knowledge:
  • Must have knowledge of education principles. 
  • Must be knowledgeable in all aspects of diabetes self-management.  
  • Be knowledgeable in weight management, diabetes management, nutrition and general health classes in order to teach them.
  • Familiarity with fiscal management and marketing is desirable. 
  • Must have knowledge of NCEP and ADA guidelines.
  • Be knowledgeable in weight management, diabetes management, nutrition and general health classes in order to teach them.

Special Skills/Equipment: 
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in the English language in a clear, concise manner. 



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