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RD CDE with a solid foundation in diabetes care, nutrition education, insulin adjustments, and pump and CGM management to be part of a collaborative team involved in the UW Medicine Adolescent and Young Adult Diabetes Transition Program.
The candidate will work as part of a diabetes care team at the Diabetes Care Center as patients with diabetes transition care from Seattle Children's Hospital to University of Washington.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in diabetes care, with interest and experience in adolescent and young adult diabetes management, individual nutrition counseling as well as group teaching.
This person will:
Provide help with regards to patient adherence to the medical plan, improvement in diabetes status, with a goal towards successful independence in diabetes care
Identify and close gaps in diabetes care to enable optimal disease management with appropriate utilization of resources.
Important aspects of this position include:
Work with clinical team members to develop and document a patient-centered care plan that addresses short term goals that are specific, attainable and measurable.
Provide appropriate resources to support the unique needs of each patient, to identify patients appropriate for intensification in medical management and treatment plans to achieve clinical goals.
Provide Medical Nutrition Therapy to patients with diabetes
Assist with group teaching
Make appropriate insulin and insulin pump adjustments as indicated
Assist with program development
Current WA state license RD
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM).
Bachelor's degree in nursing or nutritional sciences, with two years experience in ambulatory case management in a primary care and/or diabetes/endocrinology
Experience in chronic disease management with a focus on diabetes, excellent verbal and written communication skills, outpatient teaching experience and proficiency in electronic medical record (Epic).
Condition of Employment:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
General work schedule is hourly, up to 16 hours per week.
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