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Certified Diabetic Educator - RN

Manchester Community Health Center

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Manchester Community Health Center is looking for a RN Health Educator. This is less than part-time, 8 - 12 hrs./week position.

The RN Health Educator educates patients and families on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in a diabetes diagnosis, including medication, physical activity, glucose testing, and nutritional counseling (in the absence of the nutritionist) at both our Hollis Street and West Side locations.

S/he provides patient consultation for management of their diabetes. Monitors treatment protocols in conjunction with the patient’s provider. Assesses, monitors and implements treatment plans for patients at various stages of the disease with a focus on prevention of complications and the management of stable diabetes. Provides ongoing assessment and recommendations to the treatment team and patient/family for adjustments in the plan of care as required.
Documents assessments, interventions and plans including recommendations and goals, progress notes and discharge summaries.
Communicates with MCHC provider staff about patient education sessions and progress made by patients.
Teaches proper use of health care system and community resources.
Leads an adult monthly diabetic support group.
Instruct patients on insulin use, injection process and monitoring of blood sugar levels.
Educates patients on coping strategies, psychological adjustment and family involvement and provides support pertaining to their diabetes.
Teaches the importance of consistent exercise.
Counsels patients on the acute and chronic complications of hyper & hypoglycemia.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume to careers@mchn-nh.org.

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: October 30, 2017

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