DIABETES HEALTH EDUCATOR II - Whittier Diabetes Admin - Part Time - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Admin Services

Date Posted: 3/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Serves patients with diabetes, and those at risk for diabetes and other chronic disease. Performs outreach, disseminates information, and provides self-management support. Participates in a variety of community events and health fairs. Supports an integrated, multidisciplinary team based approach to patient care, families and communities. Provides education on a variety of health topics with a focus on prevention of chronic disease and self-management skills. Provides assistance with access to health services as appropriate. Responsible for maintaining a list of community contacts and referrals. Assists with development, review, and revision of policies, procedures, protocols, curriculum and materials. Supports diabetes coalition building to provide more access and resources for people with diabetes. Supports advocacy for people with diabetes. Operates within professional lines of responsibility and communication.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups. Demonstrated experience and ability to work independently and within a team based structure. Ability to set priorities and goals to ensure program objectives are met with minimal direction. Ability to handle problems, propose solutions, and implement them. Experience in teaching or instructing individuals and groups. Experience using Microsoft office.

Required Certification/Registration: BS for Health Care Provider via American Heart Association. One of the following: Certified Community Health Worker, Medical Assistant, Dietetic Technician, Registered Pharmacy Technician, or Licensed Vocational Nurse, Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle coach certification.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: Experience teaching, health coaching or promoting community health.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.