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Diabetes Educator

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Oklahoma City, OK
  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • $50,000 to $55,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Diabetes Educator

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic is hiring a Diabetes Educator to our Metabolic Center! The Diabetes Educator will provide nursing services and Diabetes Self Management Education to patients and families and maintain the diabetes management in our Electronic Health Record.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducts nursing assessments and provides appropriate nursing care to all patients with diabetes care and prevention, including those newly diagnosed with diabetes, gestational diabetes and those with established diabetes that is poorly controlled.
  • Provides Diabetes Self Management Education to individuals and groups on all aspects of diabetes care, including prevention and control. Documents educational assessments, topics, self-management goals and evaluation. Uses the Indian Health Services diabetes education curriculum; uses teaching strategies with a variety of approaches and methods to incorporate adult learning theory.
  • Collaborates with BRAID team to develop and implement goals and objectives that reflects measurable outcomes to maintain accreditation; evaluates behavioral and clinical outcomes.
  • Collaborates with BRAID team to obtain data for the SDPI annual program grant application and report
  • Provides case management techniques to evaluate education and clinical interventions for individual clients; monitors group data for quality improvement activities and projects.
  • Maintains the Diabetes Management System in RPMS; routinely updates all taxonomies; pharmacy, laboratory, health factors and education within the Diabetes Register.
  • Coordinates and conducts the annual diabetes audit.
  • Promotes diabetes awareness and prevention during community events through various methods including participation, visual displays, posters, booths, screenings, distribution of literature and educational activities.
  • Makes appropriate referrals for podiatry, nutrition, health promotion, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's from accredited college or university
  • Must have current RN or RD license in good standing with the Oklahoma State Board
  • Must have Certified Diabetes Educator certificate
  • Preferred experience working with the American Indian population
  • Continuing education in diabetes education and treatment and teaching strategies required.

All resumes/applications must be submitted by 5pm 12.20.2019

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

Why Work Here?

Wonderful CEO, AMAZING BENEFIT PACKAGE, and lots of room for growth

Central Oklahoma American Indian Health Council, Inc. dba Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation that strives to increase access to quality health care and wellness services and produce positive health care outcomes for urban American Indians living in central Oklahoma. While access to quality and affordable health care services is a serious concern for many Oklahomans, due to a shortage of primary care physicians, lack of insurance coverage and over-crowded emergency rooms, many American Indians fall through the cracks. OKCIC is a contractor of the Indian Health Service to provide culturally sensitive health and wellness services from talented and devoted providers. From pediatric and prenatal care to family medicine, OKCIC services not only included basic medical care, but also dental, optometry, behavioral health services, fitness, nutrition and other family programs. Vision Statement To be the national model for American Indian health care. Mission Statement To provide excellent health care to American Indians. Core Values People First Quality Integrity Professionalism

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4913 West Reno Avenue, OKC, OK 73127
Oklahoma City, OK
USA

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