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If you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered. Day - 08 Hour (United States of America) This is a Stanford Health Care - University Healthcare Alliance job. A Brief Overview This position assists the patient care team and Clinical Managers in ensuring the provision of quality patient care for diabetic patients. Responsibilities include teaching, consultation, patient care, and research utilization focused on enhancing the knowledge and skills required to care for diabetic patients and their families, identifying issues for performance improvement, and assuring compliance with accreditation/licensing requirements. The Certified Diabetes Educator consults with mangers and staff regarding patient care and staff performance issues, participates in setting standards for patient care, and maintains knowledge and skills related to the care of diabetic patients. Locations Stanford Health Care - University Healthcare Alliance What you will do Responsibilities and duties: Collaborates with nursing, interdisciplinary teams and community resources to define problems, develop plans and provide appropriate referrals. Develops, implements and evaluates cost-effective educational programs for diabetic patients, their families and communities. Identifies specific needs for, and means to, enhance professional development and maintain competencies. Knowledge of glucose monitoring systems, insulin administration technology, pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment of diabetes and complications. Promotes quality patient care by serving as a resource to care providers of patients with diabetes. Provides and role models indirect care of diabetic patients. Teaches patients, families and staff in formal and informal settings about the care needs of diabetic patients using appropriate methodology and strategies. Education Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Experience Qualifications Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Verbal and written communication skills demonstrate courtesy, compassion and helpfulness in a professional manner towards employees, patients and patient families. Basic Windows skills to include keyboarding, mouse movement and computer data entry skills to enter patient information. Organizational and multi-tasking skills. Ability to work with others in a flexible, cooperative and collaborative manner. Requires concentration to handle varying procedures and interruptions. Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity. Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines. Ability to solve problems and identify solutions. Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job. Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment. Ability to anticipate, assess, plan for, and manage physical, psychological, and social needs of the patient and family/caregiver and provide appropriate support, comfort, and reassurance. Ability to be a resource for all employees assigned are of specialization. Ability to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary, modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual patients. Ability to integrate patient care with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team and provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care. Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights. Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention and management; medication and drugs, common dosages, their physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse reactions. Knowledge of current theories, principles, practices, standards, emerging technologies, techniques and approaches in the Diabetes Educator profession, and the health care system, and the responsibility and accountability for the outcome of practice. Licenses and Certifications CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator These principles apply to ALL employees: SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery. You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective: Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.